Retail industry veteran joins Green Growth Brands with over 20 years of multi-billion dollar global public company experience
COLUMBUS, OH, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Green Growth Brands, Inc. (CSE: GGB) (OTCQB: GGBXF) (GGB or the Company) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Logan, CPA, as its new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Logan brings nearly 20 years of global public company experience in corporate finance, international finance, and investor relations. Mr. Logan joins Green Growth Brands from Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a USD$3.5 billion specialty apparel retailer operating over 850 stores and websites in over 20 countries.
“We are pleased to welcome Brian to the team, he is a seasoned, proven leader with extensive experience," said Peter Horvath, CEO of Green Growth Brands. “He will be invaluable as we continue to build the financial infrastructure that will support our quickly growing business. Retail veterans, like Brian, continue to be a competitive differentiator for GGB.”
Mr. Logan's most recent role at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was Group Vice President, Finance, and during his tenure at the organization he led cost effective and efficient expansion into international markets, implemented profit improvement initiatives and was a key leader. Prior to his time at Abercrombie & Fitch Co., he was a manager in the audit practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP for six years.
"I am energized to be joining an organization with such a compelling growth strategy and the management team to execute on that vision," said Brian Logan, CFO of Green Growth Brands. " I am excited to help build on the momentum and help us achieve even greater results for our shareholders."
Effective immediately, Mr. Logan will lead all finance functions. David Bhumgara, GGB’s Toronto-based CFO, will report to him directly.
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