Wana Brands staffs up in California



America’s favourite cannabis infused gummie now out there in all key markets in the Golden State

Los Angeles (October eight, 2019)— Wana Brands—America’s favourite premium cannabis infused producer— continues to bolster its sales group and ambitious development plans with the appointments of a California sales force. 

“Often imitated but in no way duplicated, Wana Brands has perfected our item line–including our Wana Sour Gummies–through years of considerable investment in our recipes and a passion for innovation. We appear forward to bringing our premium, vegan and all-all-natural items to a California marketplace that is hungry for edibles that reside up to their higher culinary requirements,” mentioned Wana CEO Nancy Whiteman.

Led by Wana Chief Income Officer Eric Block, the new California sales force is accountable for introducing Wana’s premium items to California dispensaries and educating essential stakeholders. The multi-dimensional part incorporates sales, promoting and brand ambassadorship duties.

“The collective passion of our California Sales Force promises to increase Wana’s explosive development,” Block mentioned. “This is the initially installment of sales appointments, and we appear forward to adding much more to our California group in the coming months.” Regularly ranked as a top rated promoting gummie in all seven states exactly where Wana is out there, America’s favourite infused gummie is now out there in all key markets in the Golden State. Wana is distributed to the California marketplace by Herbl.

Vanessa Flores joins Wana as Sales Representative, Northern California, covering the Bay Region. Flores brings to Wana a decade of B2B and B2C sales expertise excelling in hitting aggressive targets, consultative promoting, account management, consumer engagement and partnership improvement. Ahead of joining the Wana group, Flores served as Account Executive and Sales Partnership Manager for Tribe Corporations, a startup specializing in cultivation and distribution of a multi-item portfolio. At Tribe she constructed and nourished relationships with dispensary management and purchasers and secured top rated sales final results. As Account Executive at Zingbox Inc, Flores grew essential strategic accounts by 60% in significantly less than 12 months and accomplished 100%+ of quota for 4 consequence quarters at the business. Flores graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science in Small business Administration and Management.

Sanam Karim has been named Sales Representative, Northern California, and is focused on expanding sales in the Bay Region. With more than a decade of enterprise improvement and sales expertise, Karim has helped startups scale and regularly accomplished Million Dollar, Presidents and 115%+ Club. In her preceding part as Director of Sales &amp Small business Improvement at net marketing agency Sitepoint Media, Karim accomplished on typical 30-40% above quarterly objectives by growing account renewals, increasing typical deal sizes and lead generation. She served asEnterprise Account Executive for Cisco Meraki, exactly where she averaged 110% of objective per quarter promoting into technologies &amp luxury brands, reaching Million Dollar Club for two consecutive quarters. Karim graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science in Promoting and a Minor in Spanish.

Tiffany Lewis has been appointed Sales Representative, Southern California, covering Los Angeles. She also serves as Finance Director at CFL NORML, exactly where she gives leadership to the finance and accounting approach to optimize monetary overall performance for the non-profit’s Central Florida chapter. Prior to joining Wana, she served as Activation Manager for Mammoth Distribution, executing an typical of 85 events per week at more than 350 dispensaries in California, exactly where she produced the foundation to course of action, record, track and optimize events and engagement activations. She served as Operations Manager &amp Accountant at Mondo Meds exactly where she ensured right enterprise operations in manufacturing, fulfillment, financials and promoting. Lewis graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Small business Management and has committed her profession to advocating for legal cannabis.

Deirdre Dolan has been named Sales Representative, Southern California, accountable for Orange County, San Diego, the central coast and desert cities. Dolan brings a decade of sales expertise in a range of industries.  Prior to Wana, Dolan was account executive at Sentia Wellness, exactly where she was accountable for promoting Pick CBD into pharmacies, wellness shops, CBD-only retailers and fitness studios all through the U.S. and grew her territory to $100,000 in 3 months. As Field Sales Representative for TTI Inc, a Berkshire Hathaway business, Dolan was accountable for expansion and growing sales in Southern California. Dolan graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the Boston University College of Hospitality Administration.

Wana Brands’ premium items are identified for their excellent, consistency and potency. The business has been giving third celebration testing of its items to assure purity and potency due to the fact Wana was established in 2010. As such, shoppers and retailers have come to trust the Wana name as the sector leader in infused gummies. Wana Sour Gummies are handcrafted and infused with higher-excellent tincture for the duration of the cooking course of action to assure the very best tasting, highest excellent, constant gummie on the marketplace. Wana gummies are created with fruit pectin, not gelatin. A specially chosen fruit pectin offers Wana Sour Gummies their wonderful texture and tends to make them 100% vegan. All Wana items are created with gluten-absolutely free components and taste like actual fruit, thanks to all-all-natural flavoring, coloring and sugar. Wana Gummies also have no sorbitol or mineral oil, each of which can result in stomach upset.

Wana Brands tends to make sustainability a priority all through the organization. In March, Wana Brands sophisticated sector innovation by unveiling a much more sustainable packaging option for its artisan edibles. The new containers decrease 3 layers of packaging to only one particular, with a tamper-evident shrink band adding one more level of safety. Because late 2017, Wana has worked to make its operations paperless by instituting digital reporting SOPs, producing Wana’s procurement and getting departments 95% paperless and assisting to decrease their carbon footprint. Wana Brands is one particular of only a handful of marijuana infused production providers that is Lady-Owned. Heralded as “The Martha Stewart of Edibles” by Entrepreneur (Jan. 2019), Whiteman was one particular of only six girls integrated in Higher Occasions 100 in March 2019 and she was listed No. three in Cannabis Small business Executive’s Best Girls in Cannabis list in Might 2019.

For much more data about out there positions at Wana Brands, check out Wana’s Profession Web page. To speak with a Wana representative, please make contact with Shawna McGregor at 917-971-7852 or [email protected].

Wana Brands: Improve Your Life.

Integrated in the 2019 Inc. 5000 list at #1536 and boasting a 3-year development price of 269%, Wana Brands is the No. 1 edibles brand in the United States, with much more units and dollars sold than any other brand, according to BDS Analytics 2019 Brand Share Report. Wana leads the sector in excellent, consistency and potency, giving a variety of diverse selections that allow shoppers to build the precise cannabis expertise they want. Wana items supply diverse item types such as edibles, vapes and extended release capsules, 4 diverse CBD/THC ratios as nicely as a range of diverse dosages, onset occasions and duration of effects. The portfolio is created so items can be utilized singly or in mixture to address precise wellness, wellness and recreational desires. Wana items are out there in Colorado, California, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Arizona and Oregon dispensaries, and will quickly be out there in Florida (as regulations let). For much more data or to subscribe to Wana’s e-newsletter, check out www.wanabrands.com. Comply with Wana on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest.



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