LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medican Enterprises Inc. (OTCBB: MDCN), a leading developer, distributor and marketer of pharmaceutical grade cannabis, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Hansen to the position Chief Financial Officer, effective February 19, 2014.
Wayne Hansen is a highly skilled tax and business consultant with more than 30 years of experience. Since 1996, Mr. Hansen held the position of President at Caulfield Capital Management Inc. where he provided management consulting services to entrepreneurs and businesses with a particular focus on capital formation and acquisition. From 1984 to 1986, Mr. Hansen held various positions at the accounting firm BDO Dunwoody, including Vancouver office managing partner, Asia liaison partner, national firm's committee partner and practice manager. Whilst at BDO Dunwoody, Mr. Hansen was elected to the esteemed position of National Executive Committee Member. Mr. Hansen has a B.A from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Accountant. Mr. Hansen has vast experience in the public sector serving as director, treasurer and executive officer for several public companies.
"We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Hansen to our growing team," stated Ken Williams, CEO of Medican Enterprises. "Wayne brings more than 30 years experience across the business and financial sectors. His proven ability in corporate financial management, capital formation and acquisition are a great match for Medican's scalable business model. We look forward to his valuable contributions, which certainly will prove instrumental as the Company moves forward."
"The industry leaders in the growing medical marijuana sector must fulfill rigorous federal requirements and be able to scale quickly as the medical marijuana market matures," said Mr. Hansen, CFO of Medican Enterprises. "Medican Enterprises is poised to capitalize on this opportunity. Through its agile business model and joint venture solutions, Medican will maximize shareholder value and capital gain without funding or consequent share dilution."
About the Medical Marijuana Industry
Health Canada projects a $1.3 billion medial marijuana market by 2024. Medican is uniquely positioned in the emerging medical marijuana industry and is poised to begin development of Medical Marijuana and Cultivation Centres across Canada and the United States. Further details of the Company's business, finances, appointments and agreements can be found as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") EDGAR database. For more information visit: www.medicaninc.com.
About Medican Enterprises Inc.
Medican Enterprises is a bio-pharmaceutical company focused on developing, distributing and marketing pharmaceutical grade cannabis to the emerging global medical marijuana market. It's wholly owned subsidiary Medican Systems Inc. is an industry leader in the design, construction and operation of Medical Marijuana and Cultivation Centers across Canada and the United States. Traded on the OTCBB, Medican drives shareholder value through its scalable business model and commitment to scientific research, operational excellence and regulatory compliance. For more information visit: www.medicaninc.com.
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Medican Enterprises Inc.
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