AWH Announces Promotion of Frank Perullo to President

February 14, 2022 at 7:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Ascend Wellness Holdings, Inc. ("AWH" or the "Company") (CSE: AAWH.U) (OTCQX: AAWH), a multi-state, vertically integrated cannabis operator focused on bettering lives through cannabis, today announced that it has promoted the Company's Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Frank Perullo, to President of AWH. Perullo will be responsible for AWH's day-to-day operations, with the Retail, Sales and Marketing, and Operations departments reporting directly to Perullo going forward, in addition to his existing reports.

Abner Kurtin, founder, and CEO of AWH, will continue to lead the company and oversee Perullo, along with Dan Neville, Chief Financial Officer, and Robin Debiase, Chief People Officer. Kurtin will also continue to manage M&A, strategic opportunities, and capital allocation.

"Frank and I have worked together for many years. We founded AWH in 2018, building it into the company it is today. I can't think of a better person to step into the President role than Frank, as we further develop our canopy, brand portfolio, and retail footprint in 2022 and beyond," said Kurtin. "He will be a crucial asset as we enter our next stage of growth, where we will focus on expanding our product offering and national footprint to better serve our patients and customers."

About AWH:
AWH is a vertically integrated operator with assets in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Massachusetts and New Jersey. AWH owns and operates state-of-the-art cultivation facilities, growing award winning strains and producing a curated selection of products. AWH produces and distributes Ozone branded products. For more information, visit

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