Pasha Reconstitutes Board of Directors

Published: March 30, 2020

Pasha Reconstitutes Board of Directors

Pasha Brands Ltd. has appointed Mathew Watters and Kevin Taylor to its board of directors. Following the appointments, the new board now consists of Patrick Brauckmann, Kevin Taylor and Matthew Watters. Jason Longden, the former Chief Executive Officer of the Company, previously resigned from his position with the Company, and the Company is currently interviewing potential candidates to fill this role.  In the interim, Patrick Brauckmann will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer, and Theo Van Der Linde will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer. The audit committee of the Company will be comprised of Messrs Brauckmann, Taylor and Watters.

Mr. Kevin Taylor is a seasoned executive with 30 years of operating experience in Fortune 500 companies throughout North and South America. For the past 11 years, Mr. Taylor has been the President and CEO of TEREI International Limited, a merchant bank focused on debt and equity opportunities in the small to mid cap markets in North and South America. Over the past 4 years, his efforts have been focused almost exclusively in the ever-expanding global medical cannabis market acting both as an operator and financier. From July 2006 to June 2008, Mr. Taylor was President and General Manager of the carrier business of Nortel Networks Corporation (“Nortel”) in the Caribbean and Latin American region responsible for $2B+ in revenue and 2000+ employees. Mr. Taylor graduated from Harvard Business School TGPM in 2001 and received a Bachelor of Engineering – Science from the University of Western Ontario in 1994.

Mr. Matthew Watters brings a wealth of executive and strategic experience in the cannabis industry, having co-founded several CBD companies throughout North America. These companies are focused on brand creation, manufacturing and distribution globally within the sector. Mr. Watters also founded Pacific Harvest Advisory, a firm that consults with cannabis startup companies that are looking to build and grow in the legal market and he is the CEO of MSW Holdings Ltd., a company that actively invests in the cannabis industry. Prior to working in the cannabis industry, Mr. Watters held various roles with the BC Public Service, including management positions with BC Statistics and the Representative for Children and Youth. Mr. Watters graduated from the University of Windsor with a Hons. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2007.

Based in British Columbia, Pasha is both North America’s largest network and agregrator of craft cannabis and Canada’s only prohibition-era brand house firmly rooted in the culture and made up by the people that created the original cannabis industry. With proven capabilities in cannabis cultivation, genetic research and development, product processing, and retail, Pasha is uniquely positioned in the new legal cannabis market through its network of hundreds of craft cannabis suppliers under the Pasha umbrella.

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