SUNNY ISLES, Fla., Aug. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bespoke Extracts, Inc. (OTCQB: BSPK), producer of high quality, great tasting, hemp-derived CBD extract products, today announced the engagement of Daniel M. Slane as a strategic advisor to the Company’s leadership. Bringing Bespoke Extracts over 40 years’ experience in global business, state and federal government and education, he is charged with spearheading and advising management on global expansion opportunities in key international markets, including Asia, Latin America and Europe.
Marc Yahr, Bespoke Extracts CEO, stated, “Given Dan’s depth and breadth of business-building experience on a worldwide basis, we expect that he will prove to be instrumental in helping our Company to expand our brand and optimize new business opportunities across the globe. We are delighted to welcome him to the team and look forward to working closely with him to help further distinguish Bespoke Extracts as one of the CBD’s industry’s leading providers of premium CBD products.”
A successful entrepreneur, Slane is the founder and Chairman of The Slane Company, which has developed 90 shopping centers and related commercial buildings in 12 states. The Company also owns and operates five other companies in tele-communications, waste, lumber and ethanol with offices and operations in the United States, United Kingdom and China. In 2007, he was appointed to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission by the then Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner; and in 2010, he was elected the Commission’s Chairman. The China Commission is a Federal government agency created by Congress to monitor, investigate and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications, trade and economic relationship between the United States and China, and to provide recommendations to Congress for legislative and administrative action.
Over his impressive career, he has served on the boards of financial institutions and on a number of non-profit boards, including the Board of Trustees of Hiram College. In addition, in 2016, he was appointed to the Trump Transition team, charged with creating a national infrastructure plan for consideration by the Administration. The former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ohio State University, Slane is also the former Chairman of University Hospital, a 1,000-bed hospital in Columbus; and the former Chairman of the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, one of the largest cancer research and treatment hospitals in the U.S. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration in 1964 and his J.D. in 1967, both from Ohio State University. He served two years as a U.S. Army Captain in Military Intelligence before earning his M.A. in International Law in 1970 from the Europa Institute at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
Commenting on his engagement, Slane added, “I’m very pleased to be able to commit my skillset, expertise and influence to support Bespoke’s leadership team in their efforts to expand globally and hope that my contributions will play a significant role in the Company’s ultimate growth and success.”
About Bespoke Extracts, Inc.
Bespoke Extracts, Inc. was formed in early 2017 to introduce a proprietary line of premium quality, all-natural cannabidiol (CBD) products in the form of tinctures, balms, lotions and capsules for the nutraceutical and veterinary markets. Produced using pure, all natural, zero-THC phytocannabinoid-rich (“PCR”) hemp-derived CBD, our products are marketed as dietary supplements and distributed through our direct-to-consumers ecommerce store, found at www.bespokecbd.com.