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WeedMD brings on board award-winning finance executive Lincoln Greenridge as new CFO

Greenridge was named Top Professional in Finance, awarded by the International Association of Top Professionals in 2016

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WeedMD is a federally-licensed producer of cannabis products for both the medical and adult-use markets

WeedMD Inc (CVE:WMD) (OTCMKTS:WDDMF) announced Thursday it is bringing on board Lincoln Greenridge as the medical cannabis company’s new finance chief.

Greenridge recently served as CFO at LSC Lithium Corporation, where he helped manage the company’s sale for C$110 million.

An award-winning finance professional, Greenridge was named Top Professional in Finance, awarded by the International Association of Top Professionals in 2016. He has authored multiple published articles on the principles of accounting and the fundamentals of successful organizations.

READ: WeedMD CEO says company focused on profitability after Starseed acquisition

“We are pleased to welcome Lincoln to our leadership team,” Angelo Tsebelis, WeedMD’s CEO said in a statement accompanying the news.

“His experience will be essential to leading our financial organization, supporting the integration of WeedMD’s recent acquisition of Starseed and the continued commercialization of our cultivation platform.”

Greenridge succeeds Nichola Thompson, who will be resigning her post at the end of April.

 “I also want to thank Nichola Thompson for her service as our CFO,” Tsebelis said.

“During the past two years, she has made a number of lasting contributions to our organization’s success. We wish her the best in her future endeavours and thank her for assisting us through this transition.”

“I am excited to join WeedMD and to lead its finance organization during such an exciting period for the company,” Greenridge told shareholders in the release.

“I look forward to contributing to WeedMD’s future success as the company continues to expand its distribution channels and execute on its commercialization plans.”

Shares of WeedMD jumped 20.5% in Toronto at C$0.44 and 24.8% over the counter at US$0.38.

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