Choom (CSE: CHOO) has been an ACMPR* applicant since November 2013 in Vernon, BC., has security clearance and is currently in the detailed review stage.

*ACMPR Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations

Chris Bogart, President & CEO
Mr. Bogart has over two decades of international experience in Capital Markets. He has been involved directly in operating companies and active in M&A and equity financings having raised in excess of $100M for public and private companies.

Mr. Bogart was a Co-Founder of InMed Pharmaceuticals (CSE: IN), previously as their CEO and VP Corporate Strategy/ Investor Relations; a Co Founder of Magnum Uranium which was acquired by TSX-listed Energy Fuels.

Michael Forbes
Named one of 2017’s Top Entrepreneurs by Quantum Shift, Michael has a long history of creating and operating successful companies in the pharmaceutical and health care industries. Over the course of 14 years in business, he has created and operated a chain of nine pharmacies and eight medical clinics, including three methadone clinics, employing over 160 people.

This expertise led to him being nominated to help create the procedures for the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia in 2010. His expertise in creating standard operating procedures in the pharmaceutical space is vital in ensuring proper drug dispensing to the public. This experience is crucial in creating trust with the consumer and the industry at large. He holds an Honorary Degree in Business from the Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy.  Mr. Forbes will be joining the Choom™ Board of Directors upon the completion of the Transaction.

Terese Gieseleman, CFO
Terese J. Gieselman has over 28 years of extensive experience with publicly listed companies listed on the CSE, TSX, TSXV, OTCBB, NASDAQ and AMEX, in the roles of Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Corporate Secretary. Terese has accumulated an extensive background in corporate and financial reporting and compliance for Canada and the United States, including particularly relevant experience in financings, treasury, international corporate structures and financial reporting.

Ian Laing
Ian has over 20 years experience in Real Estate, Development and Construction, ranging from Apartment Buildings, Custom Home Construction, Land Development, Rezoning, Condominiums, Commercial and Industrial Buildings, Since 1998 he has consistently proven his ability to build and grow multi-million dollar projects from the ground up. He has a background in Urban Land Economics from UBC and a commitment tobuilding with integrity. Currently he is running 4 companies, including experience in the recreational space with Salt Spring Island Brewery. This experience is a boon to help with the development of business practices and the anticipated build out and scaling of facilities. Arbutus Brands will rely on this expertise as they grow facilities and expand operations.

Chris Gagan, SVP Marketing
Chris is an expert in brand building, retail marketing, and product development, from ‘concept to shelf’. He has worked with a wide range of lifestyle, action sports, athletic, and outdoor brands in both a retail and wholesale capacity. Most recently, Gagan led the design, development, and retail execution for the exclusive brand apparel portfolio at Canadian Tire and FGL Sports (Sport Chek). His suite of products garnered over 60 million in annual sales across a brand house that included Diadora, Huntshield, Outbound, and Woods. Prior to that, he was instrumental in the development and sales of a wide range of consumer products for Sugoi Performance Apparel and Fox Racing, an iconic brand in the action sports world. Gagan, a McGill MBA graduate, will be instrumental in curating and delivering an elevated customer experience with the Choom brand.

 

Robert Bayrack, Master Grower, S.P.I.C
Robert is the Senior Person in Charge under the ACMPR application for Medi-Can. He is a master grower with extensive knowledge of cannabis horticulture, plant pathology and cultivation mastery for the commercial market. Robert brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from growing medical-grade cannabis for designated medical patients. In addition, his background in project management and construction has translated to efficient growing systems, production planning, plants scheduling and quality assurance for commercial grow operations. He is a firm believer and advocate in providing adequate and safe access to high-quality craft cannabis to patients across Canada.

Neil Michael MacLean, Designated Person In charge
Neil MacLean has over 20 years of experience with the Department of National Defence primarily dealing with electronics. He has also been an environmental officer for HMCS Huron and he understands the term “due diligence.” This safety training and WHMIS training will allow the company to immediately comply with the highest level of government regulations. As well as consistent responsibility for “SECRET” materials and in controlled areas. Throughout Neils career he was trained in environmental issues, electronics and operations of complex systems. His understanding of security and secure zones are beneficial. Neil brings this training into the operational side of the company. Neil has effectively managed the integration of new equipment, systems, and trained hundreds of people. His track record with the DND illustrates success and performance over a two decade period, a trend he intends to continue long into the future.

John Oh, R.P.I.C., Operations Manager
John is a well-regarded entrepreneur who has received entrepreneurial awards from the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce. Professionally, his passion for technology and e-commerce has led him to hold leadership roles for one of Canada’s top SaaS companies. John earned a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies from the University of British Columbia.

Adrian Robinson, Strategic Advisor
Adrian is a strategically minded
entrepreneur who has been leading pursuits in real estate investment, hospitality management and cannabis facility operations for more than a decade. His hands on approach has provided him with extensive knowledge in all facets of business development, from initial concept through to fostering relationships with industry leaders and government agencies.

Adrian, a Royal Roads University graduate, is applying his innovative thinking and management expertise to the emerging medical cannabis industry. Adrian is a founding member of Quintet, a strategic alliance of business professionals with a focus on sustainable growth, and the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada, a not- for- profit organization supporting the development of a safe and ethical and inclusive cannabis industry.

Chris Bogart
President & CEO, Director

Mr. Bogart has over two decades of international experience in Capital Markets. He has been involved directly in operating companies and active in M&A and equity financings having raised in excess of $100M for public and private companies.

Mr. Bogart was a Co-Founder of InMed Pharmaceuticals (CSE: IN), previously as their CEO and VP Corporate Strategy/ Investor Relations; a Co Founder of Magnum Uranium which was acquired by TSX-listed Energy Fuels.

Mr. Bogart has structured complex equity financing transactions in the United States Canada and Europe and has experience on the Board and as an officer of multiple publicly traded and private companies.

Mr. Kevin Puil, Director
Mr. Puil is a former fund manager and analyst with over 20 years experience managing natural resource investments. He is currently the Managing Partner of a natural resource focused private equity fund.

Previously, he was the CEO of a private mining finance company, and held senior positions at several firms including Bolder Investment Partners, where he was a Partner and Portfolio Manager; Gissen & Associates as Portfolio Manager and the Encompass Fund as Senior Analyst of natural resources.

Kevin currently serves as a Board Director of two Toronto Stock Exchange listed mining companies. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

Mr. Stephen Tong, Director
Mr. Tong has been a securities lawyer for over 17 years with a particular emphasis on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters in various sectors.

John Oh, Director
John is a well-regarded entrepreneur who has received entrepreneurial awards from the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce. Professionally, his passion for technology and e-commerce has led him to hold leadership roles for one of Canada’s top SaaS companies. John earned a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies from the University of British Columbia.

Corporate Data
Exchange: CSE
Symbol: CHOO

Head Office
Suite 350-409 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC
CA, V6C 1T2
Email: info@choom.ca
Phone: 604.683.2509
Fax: 604.683.2506

Head Office
Choom Holdings Inc
Suite 350 – 409 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC
CA, V6C 1T2
Email: info@choom.ca
Phone: 604.683.2509
Fax: 604.683.2506

Legal Counsel
McMillan LLP
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6E 4N7
t: 604.689.9111
f: 604.685.7084
e: info@mcmillan.ca

Auditors
Smythe LLP
7th Floor, 355 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC Canada,
Phone: 604 694 7579
Fax: 604 688 4675

Transfer Agent
Computershare
2nd Floor – 510 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada, V6C 3B9

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