Thoughtful Brands

Ecommerce Company Specializing in Natural Health Products.

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Thoughtful Brands Inc. (CSE:TBI,FWB:1WZ:GR,OTC Pink:PEMTF) is an ecommerce technology company that researches, develops, markets and distributes natural health products through various brands in North America and Europe. Through continuous strategic acquisitions, the company has a strong footprint in the CBD market as well as in the burgeoning psychedelic medicine sector. Thoughtful Brands owns and operates a 110,000 square foot pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Radebeul, Germany, where its highly skilled team conducts clinical studies utilizing naturally occurring psilocybin and other compounds found in psychedelics for the treatment of opiate addiction and plans for future opportunities to create proprietary psilocybin products.

Thoughtful Brands’ Company Highlights

  • Acquired well-established US CBD brand Nature’s Exclusive, which generates revenue and profits.
  • Entered into a binding term sheet with ecommerce technology platform leader Unified Funding to further expand ecommerce strategy.
  • In Europe, acquired Sativida, an established CBD brand with existing sales and a strong customer base.
  • Acquired Verrian, a German-based pharmaceutical manufacturer and psychedelic medicine research company.

Thoughtful Brands’ Management Team

Joel Shacker — President

Joel Shacker has worked extensively in the cannabis and finance space over the past six years and sat on the board of directors for the publicly trading cannabis lifestyle company Weekend Unlimited Inc. He has been in charge of leading the expansion into international cannabis markets and has overseen and developed operations from the ground up. He entered the cannabis space by founding a cannabis extraction company that specialized in licensing proprietary formulas to producers. Mr. Shacker holds an Honors Business Administration degree from Ivey Business School specializing in finance, and he has served as Chief Operating Officer of CanPac Investment Corp and as an Associate at Stadnyk and Partners.

Ryan Hoggan — CEO

Mr. Hoggan brings more than 18 years of leadership, global business development and entrepreneurship experience in the health equipment, medical devices and natural health products sectors. Following two exits in 2011, Mr. Hoggan spent three years in venture consulting, where he worked with a variety of firms that specialized in health and wellness products. In 2014, he fell for CBD and essential oils — both personally and professionally — after a personal health scare that prompted him to research and subsequently try holistic products to improve his health. The experience ultimately led him to become a Partner and President of Unified Funding, LLC. Through the operations of Unified Funding, the business has generated a database of over 4.5 million customer records and facilitated over $200 million in consumer transactions from more than one million paying customers in sectors such as beauty, nutrition and CBD products. Mr. Hoggan holds an MBA from The University of Arizona and a Master of Global Management (MGM) from the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University.

Noah Laith — CEO of Sativida

Mr. Laith is the founder of Sativida, an award-winning patient-centered Medical CBD company in Spain, and has been leading its expansion into international cannabis markets since 2016. In earlier years, Mr. Laith founded Riereta Equity Group, an 11-year-old leading real estate investment agency for investing in the UK as well as the Barcelona and Girona areas of Spain. Mr. Laith is frequently called upon to share his insights into property investing and entrepreneurship as a keynote speaker and shared stages with Bryan Tracy, Robert Allen, Kevin Harrington and many others. Mr. Laith holds a Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Amsterdam.

Szascha Lim — CFO

Ms. Lim holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with honors from the University of British Columbia, specializing in accounting, and she successfully completed the CFE to obtain a CPA designation. Ms. Lim has extensive experience in working with public companies in an accounting capacity. She has worked with companies in cannabis, junior mining and exploration.

Clifford Starke — Director

Mr. Starke is the Chairman of Hampstead Private Capital, a Bermuda-based merchant bank focused on financing and advising small- to mid-market, fast growth companies. Over the course of the last five years, Mr. Starke has focused on the cannabis sector and has acted as a founder, early stage shareholder, financier, advisor and director to multiple cannabis companies in sub-sectors ranging from genetics and cultivation to distribution and ecommerce that have cumulatively generated over $3 billion dollars of market capitalization. Currently, Mr. Starke is the Chief Executive Officer of Franchise Cannabis Corp., a leading European focused pharmaceutical cannabis company with distribution networks across 18 countries and the current market leader in Germany. Mr. Starke holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Queen’s University.


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