VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 26, 2020 / The Board of Directors of Experion Holdings Ltd. (the “Corporation” or “Experion“) (TSXV:EXP)(OTCQB:EXPFF)(FRANKFURT:MB31) and CEO Mr. Jarrett Malnarich are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kerry Biggs to the position of Chief Financial Officer commencing October 23 2020, replacing Interim CFO, Mr. Sean McNeil, who remains Chairman of the Board of Experion.
“We are very excited to welcome Mr. Biggs to Experion as our new CFO,” said Jarrett Malnarich, CEO of Experion. “Kerry has more than 20 years of finance and business experience, which will support our operations and growth plans. Most recently Kerry served as the CFO of a publicly traded company within the Canadian cannabis sector, and prior to that, as a financial executive at Lululemon Athletica, where he was Vice President, Treasurer looking after corporate finance, capital structure and insurance. Prior to that, he has served in other financial executive roles responsible for a breadth of financial activities including financial reporting and administration, risk, tax planning, financial planning and analysis and corporate M&A activities.”
“Joining Experion is a unique and exciting opportunity for me, as the company continues its leadership position in the Canadian market with its premium cannabis brand: Citizen Stash,” said Kerry Biggs, Chief Financial Officer of Experion. “I am looking forward to helping the team tell the story to the market of the tremendous growth opportunity that we have as a result of our premium line of products and the scale of our distribution capabilities across Canada.”
Mr. Biggs holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business (University of Western Ontario), a Chartered Professional Accountant designation, and a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science degree from the University of Victoria.
The Company also announced it has granted stock options to officers and employees to purchase up to 700,000 common shares, exercisable at a price of $0.15 cents per share. The stock options are exercisable for three years, until October 22, 2023.
About Experion Holdings Ltd.
Experion Holdings Ltd. is the parent company of Experion Biotechnologies Inc., a Health Canada licensed cultivator and processor of Cannabis, based in Mission, BC.
Experion Holdings Ltd. is invested in a portfolio of products to address a wide spectrum of consumer needs’ including Adult-use, Wellness and Therapeutic, and Medical products.
Experion trades on the TSX Venture Exchange as a Tier 1 issuer under the symbol “EXP” on the OTCQB Venture under the symbol “EXPFF” and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “MB31”
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SOURCE: Experion Holdings Ltd.
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