CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TILT Holdings Inc. (“TILT” or the “Company”) (CSE: TILT) (OTCQB: TLLTF), a foundational technology cannabis platform comprised of assets to support brands worldwide, announced today the appointment of Mr. John Barravecchia, a new independent director, to the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”).
Mr. Barravecchia has over 30 years of experience in business and finance. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer of telemedicine company Stat Health Services Inc. from 2011 through to the sale of the company in 2016. He was the former Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer for General Electric-Franchise Finance from 2001 to 2008, and previously was part of the team that took Franchise Finance Corporation of America from a startup to a NYSE listed publicly traded company in 1994 through its sale to GE Capital in 2001.
In addition to the appointment of Mr. Barravecchia, the Company also announced that Joel Milton has resigned from the Board, and is staying on as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Business Development.
“While we want to sincerely thank Joel for his service on the Board, including his helping the Company navigate leadership changes and secure our most recent debt financing, we are also excited about the appointment of Mr. Barravecchia, who brings independence and outside perspective as we continue to evolve our business. John has tremendous experience as a CFO and CIO, and has been instrumental in the growth and acquisition of several companies. He will make a great addition to our Board of Directors as well as a member of our Audit Committee.”
To learn more about TILT visit www.tiltholdings.com.
TILT Holdings serves cannabis brands worldwide through a strong network of portfolio companies committed to technological innovations that support long-term success. TILT services more than 2,000 brands and cannabis retailers across 33 states in the U.S., as well as in Canada, Israel, Mexico, South America and the European Union. As a market leader in cannabis technology and related products and services, the Company’s core assets include wholly-owned subsidiaries Jupiter Research, LLC, a company that focuses on the vast potential of inhalation through innovative design, development and manufacturing, and Blackbird Holdings Corp., a company that provides operations and software solutions for wholesale and retail distribution. The Company also owns cannabis operations in states including Massachusetts, led by Commonwealth Alternative Care, Inc.; and in Pennsylvania, led by Standard Farms, LLC. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with offices throughout the U.S., and London, TILT has over 350 employees and has sales in the U.S., Canada and Europe. For more information, visit www.tiltholdings.com.
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