The company noted that Klems, who has been the Interim CFO since October 31, 2020, is an accomplished finance executive with over 10 years experience in senior finance management positions at AIMIA Inc. (Aeroplan) and Dominion Citrus Income Fund
. () (FRA:M5BQ) () has announced the appointment of Ms Slava Klems, CPA, CA as chief financial officer (CFO) effective March 3, 2021.
The company noted that Klems, who has been the Interim CFO since October 31, 2020, is an accomplished finance executive with over 10 years experience in senior finance management positions at AIMIA Inc. (Aeroplan) and Dominion Citrus Income Fund, plus experience across diverse industries including retail, distribution, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and automotive sectors. She joined Namaste in July 2020 and has proven herself as a driven and hardworking professional with a proven record in change management, process optimization and improved operational efficiencies.
“I would like to congratulate Ms Klems on her well-deserved appointment,” said Meni Morim, CEO of Namaste in a statement. “Ms Klems has an impressive background in corporate finance with experience in technology and platform integration and has shown an incredible business acumen since joining the Company.
“Since Ms Klems tenure, much work has been done to automate many new areas in accounting including our accounts payable cycle, streamlining the payment processing system directly to our bank accounts and managing our monthly budgeting analysis by integrating the company’s budgets directly into the accounting system. I look forward to continue working with Ms Klems as we seek to drive Namaste forward.”
The company also announced that it has engaged the services of Stonebridge Partners LLC (Technical420) to provide investor relations activities. Stonebridge Partners has been engaged in a three-month contract to enhance investor relations efforts and provides content marketing services for a monthly fee of US$6,000.
Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Namaste Technologies is a marketplace platform for cannabis and wellness products. At CannMart.com, the company provides Canadian medical customers with a diverse selection of hand-picked products from a multitude of federally licensed cultivators and US customers with access to hemp-derived CBD and smoking accessories.
Namaste also distributes licensed and in-house branded cannabis and cannabis-derived products in Canada through a number of provincial government control boards and retailing bodies and facilitates licensed cannabis retailer sales online in Saskatchewan. Namaste’s global technology and continuous innovation address local needs in a burgeoning cannabis industry requiring smart solutions.
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