VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA (28 February 2019) – PRESS RELEASE – Weekend Unlimited Inc. has announced the following executive appointments: Ese Roberts, Director of Operations, and Clint Pyatt, Director of Revenue Generation.
“The company is advancing quickly as it integrates the teams, infrastructure, production, overall product mix and development from its strategic acquisitions. It is imperative that we have strong leadership for operations and revenue generation. Ese and Clint bring a wealth of experience that will be focused upon productization, sales and operations,” said Paul Chu, Weekend President and CEO.
Ese Roberts, a first-generation Samoan-American entrepreneur, is the owner of a California state license as an engineering contractor who has extensive experience with both cultivators and extractors in the cannabis and hemp space. This includes property acquisition, preliminary design, permitting and final tenant improvements required for issuance of cannabis CUP and certificate of occupancy. Roberts' experience in the cannabis and hemp industry also includes the following roles: CEO of 333 Custom Spectrum Inc (Los Angeles permitted hemp extractor/manufacturer), the Secretary/General Manager for High Desert Group Inc. (a Type 6 licensed CA cannabis extractor/manufacturer) and the President of Canna Candy’s, a THC / CBD infused edible candy brand in the Weekend family of brands.
Clint Pyatt, Director of Revenue Generation, has over eight years working in the cannabis and hemp markets. His experience includes the design, development and implementation of manufacturing, extraction and proprietary delivery methods for cannabis in eight states. Pyatt is a USMC veteran with multiple commendations for service in Iraq, Somalia and throughout the Middle East. Pyatt’s experience also includes a decade in the financial sector with a focus on mortgage backed securities. Pyatt has launched multiple cannabis brands in California, with extensive knowledge and experience in licensed distribution channels and revenue centers within cannabis vertical markets.
“Weekend’s brand portfolio is about more than products; the team we are building is essential to our strategy and achieving our goal set. We are accelerating the integration of our brands with collaborative teams coming together under the right leadership. With recent appointments of Karl Schmieder and Tom Wisniewski, and now Ese and Clint, we can manage each subsidiary and harmonize the overall company to leverage assets, including talent, so that we can maximize brand development, production and sales in multiple markets,” added Chu.