Exactus Appoints John Price as Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
GLEN ALLEN, VA / ACCESSWIRE / February 13, 2019 / Exactus Inc. (OTCQB: EXDI), a healthcare company pursuing opportunities in Hemp derived, Cannabidiol (CBD) products and point of care diagnostics, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Price to the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Price currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of SCWorx Corp., (WORX), provider of data normalization, application interoperability and big data analytics within the healthcare provider market, where he has been since 2016.
Philip Young, CEO of Exactus said, “We welcome John to our board. We look forward to benefiting from his vast financial experience, as we begin to position Exactus for a potential up-list to NASDAQ. Just last week, John spearheaded the successful initial listing for SCWorx on the Nasdaq, as its CFO.”
Previously, Mr. Price was Chief Financial Officer of MusclePharm Corporation, a publicly-traded nutritional supplement company. Prior to joining MusclePharm in 2013, he served as Vice President of Finance – North America, at Opera Software, a Norwegian public company focused on digital advertising. He started his career in finance serving various roles at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Price has been a certified public accountant (currently inactive) since 2000. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.
Upon joining Exactus Mr. Price commented, ”I am excited to augment the strong board and experienced management team in place at Exactus and look forward to helping the company reach its full potential in the dynamic hemp derived CBD market.”
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Exactus, Inc., is a healthcare company pursuing opportunities in two distinct business segments, Hemp derived, Cannabidiol, which is more commonly referred to as CBD. Industrial hemp is a type of cannabis, defined by the federal government as having THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content of 0.3 percent or less. That amount has not been shown to make a person feel “high.” THC is the psychoactive compound found in cannabis. The company is also developing point of care diagnostics. For more information about Exactus: www.exactusinc.com.
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Released February 13, 2019