Recent Breaking News: CLS Holdings USA Appoints Frank Tarantino, CPA as Chief Financial Officer

CLS Holdings USA, Inc. (OTCQB: CLSH) “CLS,” a diversified cannabis company operating as Cannabis Life Sciences and owner of an integrated cannabis producer and retailer in Nevada, is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Tarantino as Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Tarantino brings big four public accounting and private and public company management and financial expertise, which will be extremely beneficial in leading the Company through its next phase in organic growth and acquisitions.

Mr. Tarantino stated, “I am pleased to join CLS post acquisition of Oasis Cannabis and look forward to working with the executive team in its strategic transition into vertically integrated operations, and expanding its operations in Nevada and other key markets.”

Mr. Tarantino has more than 18 years of executive management experience in public and private companies and six years of experience in public accounting. Prior to joining CLS, Mr. Tarantino was the COO/CFO of Wild Things, an outdoor clothing manufacturer and retailer serving the US Military and foreign governments. Prior to Wild Things, Mr. Tarantino worked as the Vice President of Finance at Cornerstone Brands, an acquisition and holding company concentrating on high end, online and direct mail retailers. Mr. Tarantino was involved with several acquisitions and managed the company’s bank syndicated credit line, which peaked at $135 million. Mr. Tarantino also worked on raising capital for both Wild Things and Cornerstone Brands. In the early stages of his career, Mr. Tarantino worked as an auditor for Coopers and Lybrand, now Pricewaterhouse Coopers, in the Boston office where he concentrated on auditing financial institutions, banks, broker dealers and institutional investors.

Mr. Tarantino earned a BS in Accounting and Finance from Babson College, Wellesley, MA and earned his Certified Public Accountant Certificate from the State of Massachusetts.

Mr. Lamadrid has elected to resign due to personal considerations. CLS Chief Executive Officer Jeff Binder stated, “We thank Mr. Lamadrid for working with us as we expanded into vertically integrated operations, and seeing us through the entire process of acquiring Oasis.”

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