WEEKEND UNLIMITED ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF CHRIS BACKUS AS CEO AND APPOINTMENT OF CHARLIE LAMB AS NEW CEO
Vancouver, BC (July 22nd, 2020) - Weekend Unlimited Industries Inc. ("Weekend" or the "Company") (CSE: POT - FSE: 0OS2 - OTCQB: WKULF)announces that Mr Chris Backus has resigned as President, CEO and Director of the Company for personal reasons, effective immediately. Additionally, the Board is pleased to announce that is has appointed Mr Charlie Lamb as President and CEO of the Company.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, we wish Chris the best in his future endeavors and thank him for the valuable contributions he made to Weekend over the past 18 months. Chris laid the foundation for a robust and exciting future for the Company” said Director, David Parchomchuk. “We are also excited to bemoving forward with Mr. Lamb who will continue to build on the foundation while focusing on continued long-term growth and acquisition efforts in Oklahoma and beyond”
“I’m thrilled to have been appointed to the position of President and CEO of the Company. Thanks to the efforts of Chris, the Company has built a strong portfolio of award-winning premium brands that strongly resonate with consumers. I will be focused in the near-term on using my experience to get the recently announced acquisition of the Ruby Mae’s intellectual property closed and continuing to expandboth our brand influence and sales in Oklahoma and beyond” said Lamb. “The Company has a very exciting future and I very much look forward to being a part of its success.”
Charlie has over 10 years of experience working as a corporate and securities lawyer at a large international law firm in New York. Charlie’s practice has primarily focused on complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, including advising clients on public and private offerings of securities for investment funds, private equity funds and other alternative investment vehicles.
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Mr. Charlie Lamb, President & CEO, Director
About Weekend Unlimited Industries Inc.
Weekend Unlimited is a lifestyle-based recreational and medicinal cannabis and CBD wellness company. We are developing and launching premium cannabis and CBD brands to deliver life’s highs - any- time, anywhere. Our CBD products are available online and at a retailer near you. Weekend Unlimited is well-positioned to launch and scale the brands that will define cannabis and CBD. Learn more at www.weekendunlimited.com
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