Matt Barron, Cannabis Investor, Joins the Board of Directors at Unrivaled Brands
SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unrivaled Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: UNRV) (“Unrivaled,” “Unrivaled Brands,” or the “Company”), a cannabis company with operations throughout California, announced today a strategic move in its leadership with the appointment of Matt Barron to its Board of Directors. His appointment marks another key step for the Company, reinforcing its commitment to experienced leadership and strategic direction and complementing an already deep bench of cannabis, operational, and financial expertise.
Matt Barron steps into the Director role with a focus on guiding the Company’s growth and strategy. Since 2017, Mr. Barron has championed the cannabis industry – co-founding 12/12 Ventures, LLC, a cannabis-focused venture capital firm, serving as Vice President at Mesh Ventures, LLC, which invested in 12 cannabis firms across the cannabis supply chain, and serving as a board member of Cookies Creative Consulting & Promotions, Inc., a globally recognized cannabis brand. Additionally, his diverse background spans roles as a start-up founder, healthcare operator, and an early-stage growth strategist.
"Mr. Barron’s blend of venture investing insights and strategy-focused operational prowess will be crucial as we strive to elevate our operations and penetrate new markets," stated Sabas Carrillo, CEO of Unrivaled. "As we embrace the challenges and opportunities in our industry, Mr. Barron's track record of fostering innovation, driving new market expansion, and optimizing operations will be instrumental."
"I am excited about this new chapter with Unrivaled. I remain committed to not only supporting the Company’s existing values, but also injecting fresh perspectives to accelerate our journey towards success," expressed Mr. Barron.
Mr. Barron graduated from Denison University and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
While the Company continues to progress, it remains vigilant of significant risk factors which have been previously disclosed, including pending litigations, outstanding debts, and challenging market and regulatory conditions that could impact its trajectory.
About Unrivaled Brands
Unrivaled Brands is a company focused on the cannabis sector with operations in California. Unrivaled Brands operates four dispensaries and direct-to-consumer delivery, a cultivation facility, and several leading company-owned brands. Unrivaled Brands is home to Korova, known for its high potency products across multiple product categories.
For more info, please visit: https://unrivaledbrands.com.
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Released August 16, 2023