Prior to joining Exactus, Du Chesne - an expert in the hemp industry with a large network of connections - was responsible for securing over $40 million in funding for his previous company.
The company noted that Du Chesne is a brand management professional who has a proven track record of integrated marketing strategy, through concept, development, and launch, building iconic brands by orchestrating successful campaign deployment on both a global and regional scale.
Emiliano Aloi, president and CEO of Exactus commented: “Derek has been a principal driving force in redefining the strategy of his previous company and harnessing revenues upwards of $100mm in 2019 within our industry.
“His industry knowledge and market vision are bar none. There are only a handful of executives in the world that hold that accolade and we are very happy to have him in our team to help drive our new strategic plan.”
The company also Aloi and Du Chesne will be presenting at Noble Capital Markets’ 16th Annual Investor Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, Florida on Tuesday, February 18 at 2pm Eastern Standard Time.