VANCOUVER, June 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Choom™ (CSE: CHOO)(OTCQB: CHOOF) (the "Company" or "Choom"), a fully-integrated cannabis company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kyp Rowe to the Management team in the role of Director of Operations. Mr. Rowe will be a key member of the Choom team, leading our premium craft cannabis cultivation strategy to support our retail roll-out for the recreational market in Canada.
"Bringing Kyp onboard significantly strengthens our team as we continue to develop prepare for when the Canadian recreational cannabis market commences on October 17, 2018, states Chris Bogart, President and CEO of Choom. "Kyp brings over 20 years of domestic and international premium cultivation and genetic development expertise to Choom, having operated award-winning production facilities overseas and throughout North America. The appointment of Kyp is lends further strength to Choom building one of the leading recreational cannabis brands, based on premium, hand-crafted products that we believe will resonate strongly with the market."
With over 20 years of international cannabis and mixed agriculture experience, Mr. Rowe brings a unique set of skills from seed to sale. He was most recently with Sante Veritas Therapeutics, an ACMPR applicant in British Columbia, where he helped bring them to the final stages of licensing. A graduate of UBC, he also spent 8 years as Vineyard Manager and Cellar Master at a winery in the Okanagan, where he oversaw the implementation of a fully certified organic vineyard, producing wines which won multiple national and international wine competitions. He has managed a European breeding facility that produced cannabis seeds for worldwide distribution, as well as overseeing a large-scale award-winning cannabis production farm.
With his deep experience in the cannabis space, Mr. Rowe will be instrumental in helping Choom navigate the pending landscape of legalized recreational use for adult consumers.
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The Choom brand is inspired by Hawaii's "Choom Gang"- a group of buddies in Honolulu during the 1970's who loved to smoke weed—or as the locals called it, choom. Evoking the spirit of the original Choom Gang, our brand is synonymous with cultivating good times with good friends. We are focused on delivering an elevated customer experience through our curated retail environments, high-grade handcrafted cannabis supply, and a diversity of brands for the Canadian recreational consumer.
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For further information: Contact Choom Holdings Inc., Chris Bogart, President & CEO, T: 604.683.2509, F: 604.683.2506, E: [email protected]; Alex Porporo, Investor Relations, T: 604.683.2509 Ext. 231, F: 604.683.2506, E: [email protected]