(March 2, 2021) – The U.S. Hemp Authority® (USHA), the hemp industry’s initiative to advertise standards that are high best practices and self-regulation, announced the addition of Elixinol CEO of Americas Tom
Siciliano to its Board of Directors. Siciliano brings a diverse and cannabis that are extensive to your Authority also a passion and dedication to the hemp industry. Elixinol had been on the list of brands that are first receive the USHA certification seal when the program started in 2018.
“I’m Incredibly honored and grateful for the chance to assist the USHA,” Siciliano stated. “Elixinol continues to be committed to the growth and course ahead for the ever-growing and hemp industry that is ever-changing. From the start, Elixinol has gone above and beyond when it comes to product transparency and efficacy. The Authority to our involvement further solidifies our commitment to quality and higher standards.”
Siciliano’s appointment is part of the Authority’s advocacy partnership with the U.S. Hemp Roundtable, where Siciliano serves on the Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Executive Committee and was recently named the group’s Vice President for Audit/Governance.
“We are thrilled to continue the U.S. Hemp Roundtable to our partnership by inviting Tom to your Board of Directors,” claims Dr. Marielle Weintraub, U.S. Hemp Authority President. “Tom strengthens his capable leadership to our group and diverse experience. His commitment to the industry and to CBD education aligns with our goal to increase consumer confidence and trust in hemp services and products.”
Siciliano’s Extensive background in the cannabis industry includes serving as President of Nutritional High International Inc., a vertically integrated cannabis manufacturing company, and President of Calyx, a subsidiary of Nutritional High and the third distributor that is largest of cannabis products in California. He also served as President/CFO for Canna Security America, turning the business into the second security company that is largest in the industry. Just before their work with the cannabis area, Siciliano held executive that is senior at start-up companies, private equity firms and public Fortune 500 companies where he successfully orchestrated several turnaround results.
Founded in 2015, Elixinol was one of the first CBD brands on the market. A company that is global a proven history, Elixinol distributes CBD services and products in North and south usa, throughout European countries, Asia therefore the Pacific area. Elixinol’s moms and dad business Elixinol worldwide Limited is publicly exchanged regarding the Australian Securities Exchange and regarding the U.S. OTC (ASX:EXL, OTC:ELLXF).
The USHA’s official certification system may be the hemp industry’s initiative to offer criteria, recommendations and self-regulation, offering customers and stores self-confidence in hemp and CBD items. Farmers, processors, manufacturers and brand name owners whom meet with the program’s criteria, as decided by an unbiased, third-party review by Food Chain ID, the program’s new administrator, are granted a seal of official certification, signaling to people who their products or services are worth their trust.