LAS VEGAS, March 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) announced today, the appointment of Jerry Cornwell as Head of Investor Relations.
Jerry Cornwell has an extensive background in investor relations and has also been the Managing Member of Bristol Media, LTD, which he incorporated in 1992 as a New York Investor Relations firm. His more than 26 years of experience encompasses investor relations for Fortune 100 companies to Over-the-Counter (OTC) startups, with a primary focus on communicating with current and potential shareholders. Moreover, Cornwell has years of experience guiding companies to Institutional funding, SEC attorneys, contract attorneys, accounting and audit firms.
"We are delighted to be working with Jerry. His years of experience and proven track record is just what Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) needs, especially now with the influx of investor calls looking to invest in our company. With our subsidiary, The Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Consulting Company (IHMMCC), in full swing, we've been inundated with investor relations calls and companies looking to do business with us. He has established a long term relationship with brokerage firms and market makers which brings additional value to Hemp, Inc. and even our 'Community of Companies'," said Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc. "Jerry Cornwell's knowledge of federal and state agencies is another benefit layer of contracting with Bristol Media, LTD."
In Cornwell's new position, effective this month, he will report directly to Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) as he heads all investor relations matters.
"Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) has assembled a strong marketing and communications team and I am looking forward to strengthening it even further with strong investor relations experience and a proven track record. Hemp, Inc. is leading the Industrial Hemp industry with a market value roughly over $220 million and trades an average of 100 million shares a day," said Jerry Cornwell, Managing Member of Bristol Media, LTD.
ABOUT HEMP, INC.
Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) focuses on the vast market created by the growing, multibillion dollar industrial hemp industry and strives to be the most diversified company in the sector. Hemp, Inc. (OTC:HEMP) is not currently involved in the cultivation or marketing of medical marijuana. It is the company's belief that legalization of Industrial Hemp in all 50 states (which is now possible with the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill) will come to pass. With that in mind, the company continues to build infrastructure with the potential to gain substantial market share before and after Industrial Hemp prohibition totally ends.
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