cbdMD Announces Hiring of Consumer Goods Veteran Dave Johnson To Drive FDM Distribution Channel & Business Development
CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 01, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--cbdMD, Inc. (NYSE American: YCBD, YCBDpA), one of the leading, most highly trusted and best recognized CBD companies, announced the hiring of Dave Johnson as the Senior Vice President of Business Development.
Mr. Johnson will be responsible for the Company’s push into all major food, drug and mass merchandise ("FDM") retailers in the U.S. as well as creating new avenues for greater product distribution.
Mr. Johnson brings over 30 years of experience in the consumer goods industry, including almost 20 years with PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP) as Director of Sales. Mr. Johnson has had an exemplary career developing and fostering relationships with retailers while focusing on expanding opportunities to drive sustainable growth that results in greater top and bottom-line results.
"I am joining the team at cbdMD because I believe that in the next two years, we are going to see exponential growth in the CBD industry and cbdMD is the best-positioned brand to profit from this growth. With two of the best-selling CBD brands in America, cbdMD and Paw CBD, plus the launch of cbdMD Botanicals, our new luxurious clean beauty and skin care brand, I see a unique opportunity to accelerate our market share within the growing CBD industry. For over 20 years, I have helped drive sales and sustainable growth for companies, and now with three great brands to focus on, I’m looking forward to the opportunity of bringing our products to all the mainstream retailers in the U.S.," said Dave Johnson, Senior Vice President of Business Development of cbdMD, Inc.
About cbdMD, Inc.
cbdMD, Inc. is one of the leading, most highly trusted and most recognized cannabidiol (CBD) brands, with a comprehensive line of U.S.-produced, THC-free1 CBD products. The cbdMD brand currently includes over 130 SKUs of high-grade, premium CBD products including CBD tinctures, CBD gummies, CBD topicals, CBD capsules, CBD bath bombs, CBD bath salts, CBD sleep aids, CBD drink mixes and full spectrum CBD options. Our Paw CBD brand of pet products includes over 45 SKUs of veterinarian-formulated products, including tinctures, chews, topicals products in varying strengths, and our CBD Botanicals brand of beauty and skincare products features 15 SKUs, including facial oil and serum, toners, moisturizers, facial masks, exfoliants and body care. The company also offers a line of full spectrum products (approximately 10 SKUs) under its cbdMD brand. To learn more about cbdMD and their comprehensive line of U.S.-grown, THC-free1 CBD oil products, please visit www.cbdmd.com, follow cbdMD on Instagram and Facebook or visit one of the 6,000 retail outlets that carry cbdMD products.
1THC-free is defined as below the level of detection using validated scientific analytical methods.
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