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  • SLANG (SLNG) has promoted John Moynan as the Chief Executive Officer and appointed Ruth Chun as the Chair of the Board, effective immediately
  • Moynan has been instrumental in developing the legal, operational, and strategic vision of SLANG
  • Chun is a lawyer advising regulated businesses in the cannabis, psychedelics, CPG and energy industries
  • SLANG is the industry leader in branded cannabis consumer packaged goods
  • SLANG Worldwide Inc. (SLNG) is down 6.67 per cent, trading at C$0.07 per share at 1:46 pm ET

SLANG (SLNG) has promoted John Moynan as the Chief Executive Officer and appointed Ruth Chun as the Chair of the Board, effective immediately.

Drew McManigle, former Interim CEO and Chair of the board of directors is stepping down as he and MACCO Restructuring Group have successfully completed the corporate transformation of the company. Chun will replace McManigle as the Chair of the Board.

Prior to his promotion to CEO, Moynan held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. He will continue to act as Corporate Secretary for the company. Moynan has nearly a decade of experience in helping businesses navigate the complex, ever-changing landscape of the nascent cannabis industry.

He has been instrumental in developing the legal, operational, and strategic vision of SLANG. This track record of success includes crafting the company’s national expansion strategy, overseeing the development of its overall corporate structure, and negotiating the strategic partnerships that are core to the company’s success to date.

Chun is a lawyer advising regulated businesses in the cannabis, psychedelics, CPG and energy industries. Prior to founding Chun Law Professional Corporation, she was the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Newstrike Brands Ltd. / Up Cannabis Inc. She was also the Senior Legal Counsel at HEXO Corp. through its acquisition of Newstrike. 

She is on the Advisory Board of the Osgoode Professional Development Certificate in Cannabis Law and Regulation. She is an independent director of Entheon Biomedical Corp. and is a director of several private and not-for-profit organizations.

Chun has an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Trinity College, University of Toronto), Master of Arts (University of Toronto) and Juris Doctor (Queens University).

SLANG is the industry leader in branded cannabis consumer packaged goods. It has a diversified portfolio of five distinct brands and products distributed across the U.S.

SLANG Worldwide Inc. (SLNG) is down 6.67 per cent, trading at C$0.07 per share at 1:46 pm ET.


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