TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North Bud Farms Inc. (CSE: NBUD) (OTCQB: NOBDF) ("NORTHBUD" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Sean Homuth as Acting Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective today. Mr. Homuth’s permanent role as CFO will commence upon receiving Health Canada security clearance required for all Officers and Directors of the Company.
“As NORTHBUD expands its presence into the USA with the anticipated closing of its previously announced letters of intent with the Qlora Group (California) and Nevada Botanical Science (Nevada), we are strategically adding additional expertise in international business and finance,” said Ryan Brown, CEO of North Bud Farms Inc.
Mr. Homuth brings extensive experience with both Canadian and U.S. publicly traded organizations both in industry as well as from a client perspective during his tenure at Ernst & Young and, more recently, as an independent consultant. Previously, Mr. Homuth was Chief Financial Officer at Orezone Gold Corporation (and Vice President, Finance and Administration for its predecessor company, Orezone Resources Inc.) a publicly listed company headquartered in Canada with operations in West Africa. At Orezone Mr. Homuth led a global team of finance professionals and was involved in over $800 million in financings and M&A transactions with the company and its predecessor. Mr. Homuth holds accounting designations in both Canada (CPA, CA) and the United States (CPA – Illinois).
“We are pleased to welcome Sean to our dynamic team as NORTHBUD expands its footprint into the USA,” stated Ryan Brown, CEO of North Bud Farms Inc. “Sean brings specialty experience in accounting and finance for international companies as well as a profound knowledge of capital markets, having worked with and advised many public companies over the years. He joins NORTHBUD at an exciting time in its development as his leadership and experience will be essential in executing our strategic plan and taking the company to its next level of growth.”
Brendan Stutt, the Company’s incumbent CFO, who has made invaluable contributions to the Company's financial leadership and culture, will work to ensure a smooth transition and will remain with the Company in a non-executive role.
Mr. Brown stated: “We would like to thank Brendan for his contributions to the Company, in particular the successful listing of NORTHBUD on the Canadian Securities Exchange.”
About North Bud Farms Inc.
North Bud Farms Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary GrowPros MMP Inc., is pursuing a licence under The Cannabis Act. The Company has built a state-of-the-art purpose-built cannabis production facility located on 135 acres of Agricultural Land in Low, Quebec, Canada. NORTHBUD through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, Bonfire Brands USA has entered into agreements to acquire assets in California and Nevada.
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