MJ Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors appoints Laurence Ruhe appointed as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Las Vegas, NV, June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — The Board of Directors of MJ Holdings, Inc. (OTC: MJNE) (“MJNE” or “Company”), a leader in the Nevada cannabis market, has appointed Laurence Ruhe as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Ruhe joins MJ Holdings with over 30 years of finance experience, most recently as the CFO of Freedom Leaf, a publicly traded Nevada corporation, where he provided accounting oversight, preparation of all financial statements and their related SEC filings. Mr. Ruhe will have primary responsibility over all accounting functions and regulatory reporting on behalf of the Company, including the timely filing of all quarterly and annual reports with the SEC.
Mr. Ruhe previously held senior finance positions at BMM International, Progressive Gaming and Konami Gaming. Mr. Ruhe has also worked in international banking, including positions at Wells Fargo, Deutsche Bank and Banca CRT. Mr. Ruhe is replacing Rocky Wheeler who resigned from the Company at the end of May citing personal reasons.
Noted MJ CEO Paris Balaouras: “We are thrilled to have gained an executive with such depth and breadth of experience in finance and administration. We anticipate that Larry’s presence, as well as other recent administrative hirings, will better position the Company to achieve the proper balance between our operating success and our administration and financial reporting responsibilities.” “Laurence has significant experience building and managing accounting and finance teams for high-growth, entrepreneurial driven public companies,” added Company Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer Terrence Tierney. “His initial focus will be on working with our auditors to complete our required reports, enhancing our day-to-day accounting systems and implementing strict financial controls and reporting, as well as providing senior management with necessary analytics.”
About MJ Holdings, Inc.
MJ Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: MJNE) is a diversified publicly traded holding company providing management and consulting services to the regulated cannabis industry. Through our subsidiaries, we provide cultivation and production management services and infrastructure development. Our management operations include a three-acre, outdoor marijuana cultivation facility in the Amargosa Valley of Nevada, as well as a fully-licensed, indoor agritourism facility located in the city of Las Vegas known as the Highland Show-Grow. We are also active in identifying and acquiring revenue producing assets and licenses within legalized cannabis markets both nationally and internationally.
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