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Company Appoints Seasoned Business Development and Sales Leaders to Grow Brand Presence In The United States, Canada, Jamaica and other International Markets
Vancouver, BC, CANADA (11 February 2019) – Weekend Unlimited Inc. (“Weekend” or the “Company”) (CSE: POT – FSE: 0OS1 – OTCMKTS: WKULF) announces the appointment of Mr. Karl Schmieder, MS/MFA., to the role of Director, Business Development and Tom Wisniewski, Vice President Sales Operations. As an executive and entrepreneur, Mr. Schmieder brings more than 25 years of business development success in biopharmaceutical and internet industries. Mr. Wisniewski brings more than 20 years of sales expertise in consumer-packaged goods, investment, real estate, telecommunications industries.
“Karl is a strategic thinker who will contribute to the development of new products, partnerships and services. Tom brings diverse leadership experience in sales and operations and will help drive our national and international growth,” said Mr. Paul Chu, President and Chief Executive Officer, Weekend Unlimited. “The addition of Karl and Tom helps strengthen Weekend’s management as we execute our growth strategy,” added Mr. Chu.
Mr. Schmieder co-founded messagingLAB, a strategy and marketing communications firm focused on the life sciences. He has successfully launched biotechnology companies and pharmaceutical products and services. He has held executive and business development positions at emerging digital health and leading strategy communications consulting firms.
Mr. Wisniewski is seasoned sales professional with extensive experience nationally and internationally. He has served as managing director of Rocket Holdings, a private investment and real estate group. In addition, Mr. Wisniewski served as field account manager at VHA Corporation and sales manager at Abmnus. Mr. Wisniewski is a pioneer in the wireless prepaid industry and lead the national sales team at iPrepaid Master, a national wireless services distribution company.
Karl Schmieder attended the University of California, Riverside, where he received his BS and MS degrees, and an MFA from Naropa Institute. He served as founder and Chief Executive Officer of messagingLAB. He is the co-author of “What’s Your Bio Strategy? How to Prepare Your Business for Synthetic Biology” and speaks regularly on the transformation of business by biotechnology.
Tom Wisniewski attended Arizona State University.
For further information, please contact:
Mr. Paul Chu, President and CEO
Telephone: 1 (236) 317-2812 - Toll free 1(888) 556-9656
About Weekend Unlimited Inc.
Weekend Unlimited is capitalizing on its vast industry relationships to establish a lifestyle brand featuring premium products and delivering life’s highest moments. The company aggregates and scales small to medium brands, primarily in the categories of flower, extracts and edibles. Weekend Unlimited brands have best of class operations, distribution and strong revenue trajectories, making them ideal candidates for the deployment of capital and expertise through access to technologies, infrastructure and centralized systems. Learn more at www.weekendunlimited.com
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