SANTA ANA, Calif. – December 8, 2016 – Kush Bottles, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB), a leading provider of packaging, supplies, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, has appointed Eric Baum to its board of directors, effective December 7, 2016. Eric Baum’s appointment coincides with Director Greg Gamet’s resignation from the Board after 18 months of service.
Baum brings more than 15 years of experience in advising executive teams across a variety of industries, ranging from high-profile Fortune 50 companies to emerging ventures. He currently serves as a managing director at Acquis Consulting Group and its affiliate, Solidea Capital. Baum utilizes his extensive management consulting experience to guide companies through corporate strategy, market positioning, board governance, financing and risk evaluation, among other business initiatives.
“Eric has an impressive track record of helping companies of all sizes take the next step in their growth strategies,” said Nick Kovacevich, CEO of Kush Bottles. “His exposure to businesses across all stages of development positions him well to provide a unique perspective for the board. Eric will be an invaluable asset to Kush Bottles as we look to capitalize on the rapidly evolving and growing cannabis marketplace.”
Outside of Acquis and Solidea, Baum is actively involved in the venture capital arena and serves on the board of directors for several companies, including Dubset, Data Exchange, Golfler and Peoplocity. He also participates in several investment groups, including the Charlotte Angel Fund, and is the founding partner of Summit Holdings, a real estate investment firm that operates in multiple U.S. markets.
Baum commented: “Kush Bottles continues to execute on its business strategy and finds itself at the forefront of one of the most dynamic industries in the market. In addition to my board duties, I plan to utilize my prior experience to provide strategic input as the company scales and accelerates growth in new geographies across the U.S.
Baum received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Emory University, where he graduated valedictorian and was a member of several honor societies.
About Kush Bottles
Kush Bottles, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB) provides packaging products and solutions to producers, processers and retailers operating in the regulated medical and recreational cannabis industry. Founded in 2010, Kush Bottles has sold more than 100 million bottles and regularly services more than 1,000 customers across the United States and Canada. The company primarily services the business-to-business market, which includes legally operated medical and adult-use dispensaries, growers and marijuana-infused product (MIP) manufacturers. Kush Bottles aims to be the gold standard for responsible branding and packaging in the cannabis industry.
Kush Bottles has no direct involvement with cannabis plants or extracts.
The company has been featured in media nationwide, including CNBC, Los Angeles Times, TheStreet.com, Entrepreneur, and Inc. Magazine. For more information, visit www.kushbottles.com or call (888)-920-5874.
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