SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today that it has appointed Alex Grapov as its International Vice President. Grapov’s first priority will be to open Medical Marijuana Inc. subsidiary Kannaway LLC‘s Kannaway® Europe operation. Kannaway®, the first hemp lifestyle network to offer phyto-cannabinoid botanical products, recently announced its expansion into Europe with the establishment of Kannaway® Europe, which is expected to be fully operational by Q4 2017.
Grapov has over 10 years’ experience in international business development and expansion. Prior to his new role, Russian-native Grapov served as Managing Director for European Operations and Senior Director of European Sales at two U.S. billion dollar companies, driving annual sales exceeding $100 million.
“We are pleased that Alex will be joining our team as we embark on sharing our products, culture and mission with the people of Europe and all over the world,” said Kannaway® CEO Blake Schroeder. “Alex has worked intimately within the European market space and we believe his background and strengths in sales strategy, product introductions, market expansion, leadership and field development will help ensure Kannaway’s® growth in Europe, the second fastest growth region in the world of direct sales.”
“It’s a privilege to join a company like Kannaway® and I am excited to work with such a high caliber of professionals to help drive Kannaway’s® unparalleled vision and exceptional product line throughout Europe,” said Grapov. “I am committed to creating a seamless opportunity for all the Kannaway® brand ambassadors to expand their business around the globe and create a true movement to enhance lives around the world. I couldn’t be more excited for the future and believe as a Company built on ethics and integrity, Kannaway® is perfectly positioned to be a success in Europe and bring value to European communities.”
Grapov received his B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Utah.
Information on how to become a European Kannaway® Brand Ambassador will be made available prior to the Company’s official European launch later this year.