Nabis Holdings Inc (CSE:NAB) (OTC:NABIF), the cannabis investment group, said it had hired industry veteran Emmanuel Paul as a new independent director with effect from August 16 this year.
He began his career as a computer engineer with Intel Corporation in Arizona and later worked with other technology start-ups in Silicon Valley. He has consulted with multiple companies in the technology, real estate, manufacturing and medical cannabis space.
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Paul has also been a special advisor to a multitude of European cannabis licence holders in Germany, Denmark, Italy and Switzerland providing strategic management and developing new international cannabis trade opportunities between North America, Europe and Asia.
"We are thrilled to add Emmanuel, an original pioneer of the cannabis industry, as an independent director to the board of directors," said Shay Shnet, the CEO and director of Nabis.
"His industry expertise will provide an invaluable voice as we look toward our future expansion initiatives in both revenue-generating vertical cannabis operations, as well as strategic investments in technology that will continue to shape the industry.”
Paul currently serves as the co-founder and CEO of IndusCann Research, which is focused on the research and commercialization of medical cannabis in India.
Last week, the group revealed it had entered the key US market of the state of Arizona with the acquisition of a medical marijuana firm, which operates a dispensary in Phoenix specializing in top-tier flower, vape pens, edibles and CBD products, for a total consideration of US$ $15 million (C$19.65 million).
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