– CANADA, Vancouver – Eden Empire Inc. (CSE: EDEN) today announced the appointment of Philip van den Berg to its board of directors as Chairman of the Audit Committee.
“Philip humbly boasts one of the most extensive resumés in the cannabis industry. We are ecstatic to bring Philip on the board of directors,” said CEO, Gerry Trapasso. “As director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Philip will be responsible for providing oversight of the Company’s financial reporting process, audit process, system of internal controls and compliance with laws and regulations as EDEN continues to expand its retail footprint across Canada and the United States.”
The Company also announced that Dario Meli has resigned from his position on the board.
Philip van den Berg is Co-founder of Taler Asset Management and an acting director of Halo Collective (OTC: HCANF). He graduated cum laude in economics in 1985 at the University of Amsterdam. After graduating Mr. van den Berg joined Pierson, Heldring & Pierson in the Netherlands as an investment analyst. Most of his experience on the sell-side was with Goldman Sachs in London where he joined when its European equities division was established in 1987. In 1995 Philip went to Deutsche Morgan Grenfell to participate in re-establishing its European equities division. During his career on the sell-side, he held various positions within research departments as an investment analyst, supervisory analyst, member of the investment policy committee, and head of research. In 1997 Philip moved to the buy-side as co-founder of Olympus Capital Management, one of the first European hedge funds. In 2006 Philip co-founded Taler Asset Management, a wealth management company based in Gibraltar. Since 2014 Philip has been an active investor in various start-up companies in Europe and the US where he has held positions as director and CFO. He has managed capital market transactions, public listings, and mergers and acquisitions.
About Eden Empire
Eden Empire is in the business of investments and operations in the cannabis sector and engaging in retail cannabis sales. Eden Empire intends to expand its retail operations in Canada and to expand its business to cannabis cultivation, extraction and processing and become a fully integrated cannabis product company in the United States.
Eden Empire has an award-winning and established nationwide brand, including a substantial intellectual property portfolio, and a dedicated management team with extensive cannabis industry experience. Upon completion of Eden Empire’s currently intended acquisitions, and approval to operate its retail locations, the Company is expected to have a significant retail cannabis footprint in Canada and Michigan. Retail cannabis operations are an emerging sector with significant cash flow potential.
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