Ascent Industries Corp (CSE:ASNT) (OTCMKTS:PGTMF) said on Thursday that it has appointed a new member of its management team to help lead operations at its Portland, Oregon facility.
The firm announced that Annabeth Rose has joined the team as operations director-Oregon.
Rose brings more than a decade-and-a-half of laboratory experience with expertise in building and leading teams and establishing sophisticated quality assurance systems. She also has more than five years' experience in the cannabis industry and was vice-president of the Oregon Cannabis Laboratory Association.
"I am excited to welcome Annabeth as Ascent continues to build the new management team that will deliver on our vision of a world that lives better through cannabis," said Paul Dillman, chief executive officer of Ascent.
Ascent said it looks forward to Rose's leadership and scientific guidance. It noted that she is a published scientist with emphasis in cellular and molecular biology at University of Nevada, Reno. She has also studied at the University of Reading, England.
The firm noted Rose's experiences have led start-ups in accreditation, licensing, business planning and number of high-level certifications.
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