Los Angeles, CA (December 07, 2016) – Green Gorilla Co-Founder Steven Saxton has been elevated to the position of CEO and Chairman of the Board, the company announced today. Under the terms of his new appointment, Saxton will handle CEO responsibilities as the company moves forward with an aggressive slate of popular Hemp & Olive™ CBD products as well as launching the Master Grower® lines for 2017.
To date, Green Gorilla has raised over $2.5 Million in start-up funds with Mr. Saxton providing the initial seed money for the company. Green Gorilla’s popular web-portal, www.ilovegreengorilla.com and “Hemp & Olive™” product line continues to garner positive reviews and reaction within the space, making Green Gorilla the most trusted source for CBD. The Green Gorilla product line consists of unique, USDA certified organic CBD infused supplements, cosmetics and pet care products, based on 100% organic extra virgin olive oil infused with 100% pure & plant-based cannabidiol (CBD).
“I look forward to contributing 100% of my efforts to building Green Gorilla into a sustainable and ethical international brand in the emerging hemp & cannabis industries,” said newly appointed CEO, Steven Saxton. “With Green Gorilla being based in California, the largest emerging Cannabis Industry in the world, we enjoy a competitive and logistic advantage over other companies in the space, as well as access to a myriad of lucrative opportunities. We are currently assembling a world class team, developing the best products, structuring National and International distribution arrangements while simultaneously positioning Green Gorilla to be a global leader in the space.”
Hemp & Olive’s™ products are all USDA Certified 100% Organic, Non-GMO, Vegan, Paleo, Kosher, Macrobiotic, Gluten-Free, & Sugar-Free. The products are also produced using world class organic extra virgin olive oil, sourced from an award winning California producer. While Green Gorilla makes no medicinal claims, research has shown that CBD is the most medicinal component of the hemp/cannabis plant, yet it has no psychoactive properties. Green Gorilla’s goal is for Hemp & Olive to be the most comprehensive and best formulated CBD product line in the world.