Retail Operations veteran to assist NAC as it expands its Canadian footprint
OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - National Access Cannabis Corp. ("NAC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: NAC), Canada's best practices leader in delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal medical cannabis today announced that Christopher Kane has joined the Company as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Kane will be responsible for overseeing NAC's day-to-day operations, advancing its future retail operations, as well as implementing the Company's long-term business strategy.
"Chris brings a diverse background in both Canadian Retail and Pharmaceutical operations to our team at a pivotal stage of our growth," said Mark Goliger, Chief Executive Officer of National Access Cannabis. "Importantly, his deep knowledge and experience in the security protocols required to responsibly manage controlled substances for the pharmaceutical industry will be particularly relevant as we pursue a potential retail distribution model."
"Our commitment to providing safe and responsible access to legal cannabis extends to the potential retail operations that we may operate, and implementing the procedures early in the development of these new locations will be key to their success," said Christopher Kane, Chief Operating Officer of National Access Cannabis. "I look forward to working with the entire management team as we continue to expand NAC's network of clinics across the country to better serve our growing base of members."
Mr. Kane comes to NAC with more than three decades of leadership experience in Retail Operations, Category Management, Merchandising, Pharmacy, Logistics, Marketing and Business Development having previously held senior roles at Sobeys, Katz Group Canada Ltd (Rexall Pharma Plus / IDA and Guardian Pharmacies) and McKesson, where he was most recently the SVP of Operations and Strategy - Drug Trading Ltd. (a division of Katz Group Canada Ltd.). He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Psychology as well as a Business Management Studies Diploma from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Christopher Kane's appointment as Chief Operating Officer is subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange Inc.
About National Access Cannabis
National Access Cannabis is Canada's best practices leader in delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal medical cannabis. NAC enables patients to gain knowledge and the legal medical documentation required to navigate Canada's disparate network of authorized Licensed Producers of Cannabis. Through its Canada-wide network of care centres, NAC has partnered with health professionals to improve the quality of life of its local members and provide services designed to inform, educate and supply expert advice.
National Access Cannabis Corp. is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol (TSXV: NAC).
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