Adds Expertise in Finance Healthcare & Operations
GLEN ALLEN, VA / ACCESSWIRE / January 25, 2019 / Exactus Inc. (OTCQB: EXDI) a healthcare company pursuing opportunities in Hemp derived, Cannabidiol (CBD) products and point of care diagnostics, is pleased to announce the election of three new board members including Kevin Esval, Jeffrey Thompson and Ken Puzder. With these three additions, the Exactus Board of Directors expands to five.
Philip Young, Chairman & CEO of Exactus said, “We are honored to welcome Messieurs Esval, Thompson and Puzder to our board. Their extensive and varied background will support Exactus from operations to finance as we enter into the rapidly growing CBD market.” Young further commented, “The quality of the board speaks volumes to where the company is headed.”
Kevin Esval currently serves as Executive Managing Director of VelocityHealth Securities. Prior to founding VelocityHealth, Mr. Esval served as a divisional SVP and COO for UnitedHealth Group where he was instrumental in growing his division from startup to $400 million in revenue.
Jeffrey Thompson is the CEO and Founder of Red Cat Propware Inc., a provider of cloud-based analytics, storage, and services for drone aircraft. Mr. Thompson founded Towerstream Corp. which became publicly traded on the NASDAQ in June 2007 as well as EdgeNet Inc., a privately held Internet service provider which was sold to Citadel Broadcasting Corporation in 1997.
Kenneth Puzder serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Ceed2Med, our largest shareholder. Mr. Puzder previously served in various positions with the Arby’s Restaurant Group (“ARG”) family of companies, including CFO of AFA Service Corporation. “In speaking for my fellow board members, I would like to say how excited we are to add our financial, healthcare and executive expertise to help guide management in this exciting opportunity.”
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Exactus, Inc., is a healthcare company pursuing opportunities in two distinct business segments, Hemp derived, Cannabidiol, which is more commonly referred to as CBD. Industrial hemp is a type of cannabis, defined by the federal government as having THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content of 0.3 percent or less. That amount has not been shown to make a person feel “high.” THC is the psychoactive compound found in cannabis. The company is also developing point of care diagnostics.
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Corporate Communications Contact:
Tim Ryan, EVP, Director
Philip J. Young, Chairman and CEO