Brings Strong track Record in Cannabis, Consumer and Pharma Industries
New Leadership Team Continues to Execute
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 30, 2020 /CNW/ – Australis Capital Inc. (CSE: AUSA) (OTC: AUSAF) (“AUSA” or the “Company”) today announces the Company has appointed Jon Paul as its new CFO, effective January 1, 2021. In addition, the Company provides a corporate update on the progress made in the six weeks since the new leadership team took over.
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Mr. Paul has approximately 40 years of senior financial experience with both public and private companies and has built a strong track record in leading hypergrowth in fast-paced businesses including the cannabis, consumer goods, wireless telecom and generic pharmaceutical industries.
Prior to joining AUSA, Mr. Paul was CFO at PLUS Products, a CSE-listed hemp and cannabis edibles company operating in California and Nevada. While at PLUS, Mr. Paul oversaw the company’s successful IPO and was a key member of the team responsible for its 15-fold increase in revenues. Previously, Mr. Paul held several senior financial roles, helping companies in a variety of sectors achieve strong growth, profitability, as well as effected a number of successful transactions and exits.
Mr. Paul holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BSc in accounting from the University of Illinois, and holds or earned several financial and non-financial certificates and designations, including CPA (accounting), CMC (consulting), CM&AA (M&A) and Black Belt (sales). Mr. Paul is a frequent speaker/blogger about the cannabis industry and is well connected through his involvement in industry associations along with cannabis peer groups in ProVisors, a nationwide network of professional service advisors. Additionally, he has served on a number of boards and non-profit organizations, such as the Harvard Business School Club