This week on the Green Rush we are chatting with Angelo Tsebelis, Chief Executive Officer at WeedMD (TSX: WMD; OTC: WDDMF) a highly focused, licensed producer and distributor of cannabis products for both the medical and adult-use markets in Canada.
WeedMD is widely recognized throughout the industry for producing high quality products, using indoor & outdoor cultivation combined with in-house extraction, product development & manufacturing. With its recent acquisition of Starseed Medicinal, WeedMD has expanded its multi-channeled distribution strategy with a valuable medical channel. Starseed’s partnerships with union groups, employers and benefit providers in Canada, provide exclusive access to ~350,000+ potential patients, and complements WeedMD’s direct sales to medical patients. The Company is also well capitalized to continue its commercial growth and pursue its Cannabis 2.0 product roll out for all channels, with a strategic institutional investor in the LiUNA Pension Fund.
Angelo joined our hosts Nick and Phil to discuss all things WeedMD including the Company’s indoor & outdoor cultivation capabilities, its unique closed loop direct-to-consumer medical sales model, and consumer trends in the cannabis industry under the conditions of COVID-19.
So don’t sit back, lean forward and enjoy!
Angelo Tsebelis, Chief Executive Officer at WeedMD
Mr. Tsebelis has close to 20 years of commercial experience in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and cannabis industries. Responsible for setting the strategic commercialization, and product development initiatives for both WeedMD and Starseed, Angelo previously held positions of increasing responsibility with Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaw Corporation where he built strategic partnerships with pharmaceutical manufacturers, insurers, adjudicators and brokers in the Canadian market. Prior to this, Angelo held various commercial leadership roles at GlaxoSmithKline, Bell Canada and Harrison Associates.
Links to guest’s social media:
WeedMD’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/weedmd/ WeedMD’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/WeedMD WeedMD’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/weedmd/ Angelo Tsebelis’ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelo-tsebelis-743510/
Links and Mentions:
WeedMD homepage: https://www.weedmd.com/ Starseed acquisition: https://www.weedmd.com/weedmd-closes-acquisition-of-starseed-holdings-inc-and-25-million-subscription-receipt-financing/ WeedMD products: https://www.weedmd.com/weedmd-products/
This episode was hosted by Nick Opich and Phil Carlson of KCSA Strategic Communications.
Special thanks to our Program Director Shea Gunther.
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