World High Life Plc (AQSE:LIFE) (OTCQB:WRHLF) is pleased to announce the appointment of international HempCBD executive, Mr. Ross Westbrook, as Advisor for North American growth and operations as the Company prepares to build upon its UK success.
In preparation for the launch of Love Hemp products in North American markets, World High Life has appointed Mr. Ross Westbrook to plan and implement the Company’s strategy and operations for expansion. Ross Westbrook is recognized a leader in the Hemp/CBD retail space in particular, processing and marketing CBD products for nationally recognized brands such as Lazarus Naturals and Select (Social) CBD, Panacea Life Sciences, Luxe CBD, Infinite CBD, Pure Hemp Botanicals, Pharm CBD, Wink-wink and Paradise Candy.
Ross Westbrook Appointment Highlights
- Mr. Ross Westbrook Appointed as Advisor for North American Growth and Operations
- Recently served a term as Treasurer of the California Hemp Council – Sacramento, Ca.
- CEO of Canamo Genetics
- Founding member of Hemptown USA, and served as COO
- Regional Sales Executive and Distributor for Panacea Life Sciences
- Purveyor of CBD products at Transcend Canna in California carrying 11 product lines
- Founded eFruit in 2011 and sold to Private Equity Group in 2015 with $20+ million in sales worldwide
- Founded Primavera Marketing and served as their President for 22 years selling the company in 2010 with sales in excess of $200 million worldwide
- Masters in International Business
Mr. Westbrook has more than 35 years in farming and marketing specialized agriculture-based items world-wide. He has implemented specialized marketing campaigns over the years to Costco in both the United States and Asia, and to Safeway, Kroger, Walmart and Whole Foods. He also has extensive experience marketing globally to Aeon, Lotte, Shinshegae, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Sainsburys, Alibaba derivatives, Coles, Woolworths and Cold Storage. Ross has exported or sold products to more than 33 different countries and has opened and managed sales offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Santiago, Chile.
“The Love Hemp Brand and product line continue to grow in the UK with strong consumer support, and our team has recognized the significant opportunity that exists to expand to North America as the next step in achieving our objective of making Love Hemp a global brand,” said Mr. David Stadnyk, World High Life Founder and CEO. “We are thrilled that Ross is now part of the World High Life team, his knowledge and experience in this industry combined with his network allow us to advance our business plan expediently, establishing a strong foundation for success going forward.”
“My experience in the industry has informed my belief that novel cannabinoids will be combined with traditional holistic plant materials that have been used medicinally for centuries,” said Mr. Westbrook. “The minute that I realized both David Stadnyk, WHL Founder and CEO, and Tony Calamita, Founder and CEO of Love Hemp, were of a similar mindset I knew that together, we had a unique and exciting opportunity to benefit people searching for innovative and effective health and wellness solutions. The addition of Love Hemp’s recently appointed Scientific Advisors further cemented the commitment to our shared vision. Every stop along my Hemp/CBD journey has been a stepping-stone to reach World High Life.”
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