Red Light Holland Engages Global Comedy Superstar, Russell Peters, to Serve as Chief Creative Officer
Red Light Holland Corp. (CSE:TRIP) (“Red Light Holland” or the “Company”), an Ontario-based corporation positioning itself to engage in the production, growth and sale of a premium brand of magic truffles to the legal, recreational market within the Netherlands, is pleased to announce that it has engaged global comedy superstar, Mr. Russell Peters (4 million Twitter followers, 1.1 million Facebook likes, and 399,000 Instagram followers), as an independent consultant to the Company in the capacity of Chief Creative Officer. In his role as CCO, Mr. Peters will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Todd Shapiro, to among other things, develop and implement the creative vision of the Company and direct the Company’s marketing, advertising, social media and other creative efforts. Mr. Peters’ engagement magnifies the Company’s commitment to assembling the group of skilled leaders necessary to build its business and brand recognition in the early stage of this emerging industry.
“I am extremely pleased to appoint Russell Peters as Chief Creative Officer. As one of the most popular entertainers across the world, Russell brings a creative mind like no other to Red Light Holland. We will lean on his savvy business skills, joyful quick wit, and his extraordinary ability to appeal to and connect with millions of people, to connect with end consumers, build strong brand recognition, and drive Red Light Holland forward towards its goal of becoming the most recognizable premium magic truffles brand on the planet,” said Todd Shapiro, the CEO, Chairman, and Co-Founder of Red Light Holland.
“I’ve enjoyed watching my buddy Theodore Shapiro’s evolution from a fearless radio show host to a family man, and now, the CEO of Red Light Holland, a publicly-traded company, in let’s face it – a kick ass sector! I’m elated to be a part of this team. Seriously, I’m very happy… even if it means I have to start calling Todd by his real name now,” added Russell Peters.
In consideration for his services as Chief Creative Officer, the Company has agreed to issue to Mr. Peters 3,000,000 common share in the capital of the Company (each, a “Common Share”), at a deemed price of $0.06 per Common Share. In addition, the Company authorized the grant of 9,450,000 incentive stock options to Mr. Peters and certain other third parties. Each such option entitles the holder thereof to acquire one Common Share for periods between 3 to 5 years, at an exercise price of $0.06 per share, vesting over a 12 month period. Furthermore, the Company authorized the issuance of 8,650,000 warrants with an exercise price of $0.06 per Common Share for issuance to various arm’s length third parties as incentive-based compensation for services.
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About Red Light Holland Corp.
The Company is an Ontario-based corporation positioning itself to engage in the production, growth and sale (through existing Smart Shops operators and an advanced e-commerce platform) of a premium brand of magic truffles to the legal, recreational market within the Netherlands, in accordance with the highest standards, in compliance with all applicable laws.
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