WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowLife, Inc. (OTC: PHOT), the recognized leader in specialty hydroponics and an essential facilitator of the grower marketplace, today announced the decision made by Sterling Scott to depart from daily operational duties as Chief Executive Officer and Director and Chairman of the Board for personal reasons. Marco Hegyi, Company President, will assume Mr. Scott's CEO duties and responsibilities, and continue to drive development and expansion strategies.
"GrowLife is firmly positioned to take advantage of the explosive growth in hydroponics retail and legal cannabis. We have a strong dedicated board of directors, group of executives and retail team that are excited about and ready to forge ahead with GrowLife 2.0," said Mr. Hegyi. "I look forward to continuing a close relationship with Mr. Scott and thank him for choosing me as part of the future leadership team for GrowLife."
GrowLife 2.0 includes new infrastructure delivering an immersive seed-to-sale commerce platform, which is expected to accelerate growth for the entire hydroponics and cannabis grower industry.
Mr. Scott respectably served the Company for more than two years. During his tenure with GrowLife, Mr. Scott successfully led the Company to acquire seven retail stores and ecommerce operations that generated $2.4 million in revenues for its first financial quarter of 2014.
"Marco has more than 30 years experience primarily focused in the technology space. He has a strong background in executive management, team building, business and financial operations," said Jeff Giarraputo, Member of the Board of Directors. "His background lends well to the development and expansion of the next phase of GrowLife.
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About GrowLife, Inc.
GrowLife, Inc. (PHOT) (www.growlifeinc.com) develops, markets and deploys products and services addressing the needs of legal cannabis growing and retail operations, including hydroponic growing equipment and retail support software. The Company provides these solutions in our nationwide retail network, as well as online sites Greners.com, Phototron.com and RockyMountainHydro.com. The Company also operates the political and social forum, Cannabis.org
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