MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vireo Well being International, Inc. (“Vireo” or the “Company”) (CNSX: VREOOTCQX: VREOF), a major doctor-founded, science-focused multi-state cannabis enterprise, these days announced the promotion of Chief Operating Officer Ari Hoffnung to the newly developed part of Chief Approach Officer. Mr. Hoffnung also serves on Vireo’s Board of Directors.
As Chief Approach Officer, Mr. Hoffnung will continue to report to Chief Executive Officer Kyle Kingsley, M.D. and lead the Company’s corporate communications, government affairs, and public policy efforts, each locally in state-primarily based markets all through the nation and federally in Washington, D.C. He will also continue to handle the Vireo’s developing eCommerce and Residence Delivery sales channels along with the Details Technologies and Safety teams.
Considering the fact that joining in 2015, Ari has had a massive constructive effect on Vireo’s development and good results. As Chief Operating Officer, Ari’s broad talent sets and leadership skills helped us transform our business enterprise from a 1-state operator into the impressive multi-state operator we are these days.
Kyle Kingsley, M.D., Chief Executive Officer
I am confident that in his new part, Ari will continue to effectively guide our enterprise via the swiftly evolving legislative and business enterprise landscapes.
Mr. Hoffnung joined Vireo in 2015 as the Chief Executive Officer of Vireo Well being of New York and brings far more than two decades of leadership practical experience on Wall Street, New York City Hall and the cannabis sector to the position of Chief Approach Officer. He was previously the founder and CEO of Fiorello Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a New York-primarily based healthcare cannabis enterprise. Prior to that, Mr. Hoffnung served as New York City’s Deputy Comptroller for Price range & Public Affairs, exactly where he oversaw the City’s $70 billion budget. Prior to serving in New York City government, Mr. Hoffnung was a Managing Director at Bear Stearns, exactly where he worked for far more than a decade. He holds a Master of Organization Administration in Finance degree from New York University’s Stern College of Organization and a Bachelor’s degree from Queens College.
The Business also announced that promotions of Christian Gonzales to Executive Vice President of Operations, overseeing Vireo’s manufacturing and retail operations, and Gary Starr, M.D to Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Minnesota Healthcare Options (MinnMed), the company’s wholly owned subsidiary in the State of Minnesota.
About Vireo Well being International, Inc.
Vireo Well being International, Inc.’s mission is to construct the cannabis enterprise of the future by bringing the greatest of medicine, engineering and science to the cannabis sector. Vireo’s doctor-led group of practically 400 staff gives greatest-in-class cannabis goods and consumer practical experience. Vireo cultivates cannabis in environmentally friendly greenhouses, manufactures pharmaceutical-grade cannabis extracts, and sells its goods at each enterprise-owned and third-celebration dispensaries. The Business presently is licensed in eleven markets including Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and Rhode Island. For far more details about the Business, please visit www.vireohealth.com.
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