The largest cannabis company dedicated to hemp-extracted cannabidiol (CBD) products just announced the appointment of a new member serving the company. Jean Birch has joined Charlotte’s Web Hemp (CNQ: CWEB Board of Directors, bringing to the company vast experience as an independent public company director, and the experience from serving as a veteran C-level operating executive in the consumer sector.
All of this can be huge assets for Charlotte’s Web.
Birch is currently serving as a director on the boards of Jack in the Box Inc., Forrester Research and CorePoint Lodging Inc. She has also served in the past as a member of Papa Murphy’s Inc. and Darden boards. Birch is an official Board Leadership Fellow as per her certification issued by the National Association of Corporate Directors. On top of that, she has experience in the consumer retailer area from running large restaurant companies such as IHOP, Macaroni Grill and Corner Bakery Cafe, the latter one with great results.
“We are grateful to have Jean joining the Charlotte’s Web board as an independent director. Her broad public company board experience combined with her operational experience will be invaluable to us as we map the next part of our journey for Charlotte’s Web,” said co-founder and Chairman of the Board Joel Stanley.” Birch will be part of the Compensation and Audit Committees and, with her appointment, Charlotte’s Web’s now board has a total of eight members.
“I am honored to be joining the Charlotte’s Web Board as they enter the next phase of their growth. Charlotte’s Web is an exciting company operating in a dynamic industry and I look forward to collaborating on the long-term strategy to accelerate growth,” said Birch.
Charlotte’s Web was founded by the Stanley Brothers in an effort to explore the healing power of the hemp plant. The company runs a lab from where proprietary hemp genetics came out to create premium-quality products, and it is to date one of the leaders in the CBD market.