Platinex Inc. (CNSX:PTX.CN) (“Platinex” or the “Company”) announces the appointment of Robert Blake as Co-CEO and Director, subject to standard regulatory approvals.
Following the Company’s press release August 2, 2018, where Robert Blake III was announced as a Director of the Company, the Company Board of Directors is please to announce the appointment of Bob Blake as Co CEO. Walter Henry, President and Co-CEO stated, “We are pleased to add a seasoned businessman with the breadth and depth of business experience that Bob holds across many states in the U.S.A particularly Oregon. We look forward to Bob’s knowledge of the business environment in Oregon, to his input and direction given his impressive hands-on businesses successes as the Company evaluates alternatives to the mining segment”.
Bob Blake has been an advisor to physicians, manager of health care operations, and a health care investor for more than thirty (30) years. In 2013 with the passage of new legislation and after months of research regarding the medicinal benefits off cannabinoids, Bob invested in the Oregon cannabis industry. His investments began with vertically integrated operations of a grow facility, an extraction processor, and a dispensary. His Oregon cannabis holdings now include multiple grow facilities and dispensaries, an extraction processor, and a wholesale operation.
Bob was raised in New York City where he graduated from The Collegiate School. He has a B.A. Economics degree from Brown University and an M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
About Platinex Inc.
Platinex is focused on developing various strategies to capitalize on the lucrative growth of the cannabis sector in North America. At the same time, Platinex has been focusing its mining business efforts in assembling a very large property in the Shining Tree gold camp, which has received little modern exploration compared to other gold camps in the Abitibi greenstone Belt. Shares of Platinex are listed for trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol “PTX”.
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