Trulieve Cannabis Corp (CSE: TRUL) & (OTC: TCNNF) (“Trulieve” or the “Company”), a leading and top-performing cannabis company in the United States, today announced that it has appointed David Lummas to Chief of Staff, effective July 13, 2020. This is the Company’s first Chief of Staff appointment and is indicative of Trulieve’s consistent growth. Lummas will report to CEO Kim Rivers and join the executive leadership team.
“David’s proven track record of strategic planning, organizational change management and process improvement will support Trulieve in its expansion efforts as we continue to grow at a rapid pace, offering strategic counsel and leadership during this exciting time,” said Kim Rivers, CEO of Trulieve. “David understands the importance of sound business operations, an effective supply chain, and consistent profits. For that reason, he is a perfect fit for this role, and I look forward to working closely with him.”
David Lummas brings over twenty years of experience from working across all aspects of the retail value chain. Lummas has led garden center retail operations, procurement and property teams, and the integration of over 75 mergers and acquisitions for one of the largest garden center retailers in Europe, Wyevale Garden Centers.
Prior to joining Trulieve, Lummas was with Strive Consulting in Chicago, IL where he helped to develop practice offerings, internal strategic plans and facilitated business development efforts. Previously, he held a vice president role at Sears Holdings where he focused on strategic change programs to drive business transformation. Lummas spent the majority of his career at Tesco, an international retailer, where he developed global change and program management methodologies from a standing start, built an internal consultancy team that guided leaders though strategy enablement, drove process improvement and change management, and served as Chief of Staff to the CEO and executive team, developing business turnaround plans and ultimately a joint venture and business integration. During his career at Tesco he also ran the program management office for Tesco Asia covering Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, and India.
Trulieve is a vertically integrated “seed-to-sale” company and is the first and largest fully licensed medical cannabis company in the State of Florida. Trulieve cultivates and produces all of its products in-house and distributes those products to Trulieve-branded stores (dispensaries) throughout the State of Florida, as well as directly to patients via home delivery. Trulieve also operates in California, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Trulieve is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol TRUL and trades on the OTCQX Best Market under the symbol TCNNF.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or the securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered or sold within the United States (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or pursuant to an exemption from such registration requirements.
To learn more about Trulieve, visit www.Trulieve.com.