Charlotte, North Carolina--(Newsfile Corp. - January 11, 2023) - cbdMD, Inc. (NYSE American: YCBD) (NYSE American: YCBDpA), one of the nation's leading, highly trusted and widely recognized CBD companies, today announces the appointment of Shannon Charles as Chief Marketing Officer. Shannon is a veteran in health and wellness with over a decade of success in the Natural Product Industry. She has a proven record in driving growth across B&M retail, warehouse club stores, ecommerce, as well as international markets. Shannon's leadership has supported the successful brand stories of Naturade, NeoCell, and NutraNext, which the latter was ultimately acquired by The Clorox Co during her tenure.
"We are thrilled to have Shannon join the cbdMD family as CMO," said Kevin MacDermott, cbdMD President. "We spent the better part of 2022 looking inward and rationalizing our business from a culture, operational, cost management and a product offer standpoint. We believe that the necessary steps have been taken to position us for meaningful profitable growth going forward. Shannon joining us and driving our consumer and retail value proposition is the next ingredient for us to expand our brand reach within the wellness space and make cbdMD part of people's daily regimen."
"Shannon's passion for driving brand awareness and customer engagement aligns perfectly with our mission to provide high-quality, innovative CBD and wellness products to customers around the world. We look forward to the valuable insights and support Shannon will bring to the table," says MacDermott.
"I am honored to join the team at cbdMD as its CMO," Shannon said. "I believe in the potential of CBD to improve people's lives and am committed to helping cbdMD promote the benefits of CBD and expand our global footprint within the health and wellness space."
About cbdMD, Inc.
cbdMD, Inc. is one of the leading and most highly trusted and recognized hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) brands with a comprehensive line of U.S. produced, THC-free1 CBD products as well as Full Spectrum and Delta 9 THC products. The cbdMD brand currently includes high-quality, premium CBD products including tinctures, gummies, topicals, capsules, sleep aids and more. The Company's Paw CBD brand includes formulated pet products including tinctures, chews and topicals in varying strengths. To learn more about cbdMD and the complete line of products, please visit www.cbdmd.com, follow cbdMD on Instagram and Facebook or visit one of the thousands of retail outlets that carry cbdMD products.
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1 THC-free is defined as below the level of detection using validated scientific analytical tools.
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