Benchmark Appoints Cannabis Industry Veteran as CEO
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 3, 2021) - Benchmark Botanics Inc. (CSE: BBT) ("Benchmark" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mike Cosic has been appointed as the Company's Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Cosic was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Meta Growth Corp., a leading Canadian recreational cannabis retailer. Mr. Cosic, MBA, CFA, is a strategic executive with over 25 years of achievement in a variety of industries. He has a proven track record of delivering significant shareholder value, particularly through creating industry leading companies via mergers & acquisitions. Terry Wang, the Company's Interim CEO, will continue to serve on the Company's board of directors.
Benchmark is a diversified multi-licensed cannabis producer in British Columbia. The Company's 100% owned subsidiary, Potanicals Green Growers Inc. ("Potanicals") is a Health Canada licensed producer under the Cannabis Act and its regulations. The Company has an indoor facility in Peachland, BC and an outdoor grow and greenhouse facility in Pitt Meadows, BC.
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