Ellen B. Deutsch is a 20-year business veteran and former Chief Growth Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at The Hain Celestial Group , Inc. ( HAIN )
Ms . Deutsch will spearhead operations, strategic development, and market leadership following a series of recent acquisition and partnership announcements
Stem Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: STMH CSE: STEM), (the “Company” or “Stem”), a leading vertically-integrated cannabis company with state-of-the-art cultivation, processing, extraction, distribution, and retail, and operations, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ellen B. Deutsch as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Ms . Deutsch will oversee all the operations for driving revenue and efficiency across all of its various business segments including cultivation, production, distribution and retail.
Ms . Deutsch brings to Stem more than 20 years of senior leadership experience where she was most recently a Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at The Hain Celestial Group , Inc. ( HAIN ), a leading natural and organic food and personal care products company in North America, Europe, and India. During her more than 20 years at Hain , Ms . Deutsch also held a variety of senior leadership executive roles, including SVP/Global Technical Services and Chief Sustainability Officer, and SVP/Strategic Planning and Customer Satisfaction, and SVP/Global Marketing and Sales, during which time she led numerous business teams and functional areas, identified and integrated acquisitions, and created the Company’s technical and corporate social responsibility platforms. Ms . Deutsch holds both her BBA and MBA degrees from Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business.
“We are delighted to welcome Ellen to Stem Holdings,” said Mr. Adam Berk, Chief Executive Officer of Stem. “She possesses extensive leadership experience, multi-dimensional skills, and a proven track-record of execution in delivering profitable growth. She is a great addition to the team, and we look forward to leveraging her expertise at a time where we are growing and becoming a truly vertically integrated Company in one of the largest emerging industries. Our focus will be to continue to execute our business plan and drive continued strategic growth and shareholder value.”