Jared A. Lerner is the company’s new Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
DENVER, CO, Oct. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (“ACC”), a full-service business-to-business cannabis and hemp consulting solutions provider, is pleased to announce the employment of Jared A. Lerner, as its new Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
With prior experience as a CEO in the apparel and fashion industry, and having prior professional experience in the telecommunications sector for major networks such as Sprint Corporation, Mr. Lerner brings a myriad of knowledge and skills needed to effectively market ACC’s current and expanding brand line.
Terry Buffalo, American Cannabis Company’s Principal Executive Officer, commented: “We are excited to welcome Jared to the team. Through his experience in creating, developing, and supporting high-performance sales organizations, Mr. Lerner will work with our team to enhance sales and marketing initiatives throughout the entire organization. In addition, he will utilize his expertise in branding and consumer packaged goods (CPG) to bring new and improved products to fruition, further adding value to ACC’s suite of product offerings. ACC strives to stay on the cutting edge of this industry, and by adding team members such as Mr. Lerner, we can continue to fortify the foundation that we have worked on for nearly 7 years to get the brand where it is today.”
Jared A. Lerner, VP of Sales & Marketing for American Cannabis Company, stated: “I am so grateful to be part of this innovative company. I look forward to translating my skill set to this industry as I work with the core team to build out and improve ACC’s product line. With my background in business and CPG, I aim to increase brand awareness across multiple channels to effectively increase overall brand value.”
About American Cannabis Company, Inc.
American Cannabis Company, Inc. offers end-to-end solutions to existing and aspiring participants in the cannabis and hemp industries. We utilize our industry expertise to provide business planning and market assessment services, assist state licensing procurement, create business infrastructure and operational best practices. We aim to continuing to grow the Company by promoting our operational management services, and furthermore, the firm has become more involved with taking equity positions in client projects, licensing the American Cannabis Company brand, as well as analyzing acquisition opportunities worldwide. American Cannabis Company also developed and owns a portfolio of branded products including: SoHum Living Soils® – Winner of the High Times S.T.A.S.H Award for “Best Potting Mix”, The Cultivation Cube™ and the High-Density Cultivation System™. We also design and provide other industry-specific custom product solutions.
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