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True Leaf Brands taps former Petco exec as senior VP

Allen Fujimoto served as vice president of operations at Petco and brings more than 25 years of consumer goods experience to the table
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Fujimoto (pictured) will oversee the creation of True Leaf's supply chain as it gears up to launch its CBD for pets line

True Leaf Brands Inc (CSE:MJ) (OTCMKTS:TRLFF), the cannabis and wellness brand for pets, is beefing up its corporate team with a former Petco executive.

Allen Fujimoto is stepping in as senior vice president of operations at the British Columbia-based company. He most recently served as vice president of operations at Petco and brings more than 25 years of consumer goods experience to the table.

Fujimoto also served as senior director at the management consulting firm AlixPartners, worked as a managing director at the digital services firm Accenture and was a partner at ATKearney.

The company's shares were flat at C$0.45 on the CSE and grew less than 0.1% to US$0.34 on OTC Markets.

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At True Leaf, Fujimoto will oversee the creation and implementation of the company's supply chain as it expands its offerings and gears up for the launch of its cannabidiol for pets line.

“Allen has deep retail, pet, industrial, and consumer goods industry experience with an impressive track record improving supply chain efficiencies that accelerate business growth,” CEO Darcy Bomford said. “We are confident his vast process improvement and analytics expertise will be invaluable as True Leaf continues to grow globally, including our further expansion into Europe and Asia.”

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