As the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference returns to Miami (April 11-12), gathering top CEOs, investors and leaders in the marijuana industry, let's scroll through some executive moves from the first two months of 2023.

Humble & Fume's New CEO

Starting off with Humble & Fume Inc.'s (OTCQX: HUMBF) (CSE:HMBL) newly named CEO Jakob Ripshtein, who chaired the company's board of directors prior to his January appointment.

Ripshtein has over three decades of experience in corporate strategy, marketing and sales, as well as a deep understanding of the cannabis industry, having served in leading roles in Tilray Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TLRY) Aphria and Diageo Canada (NYSE: DEO). 

After being named chairman of the board of YourWay Cannabis in March 2022, Ripshtein shared his insights on how to run consumer-centered branding in the cannabis space at Benzinga's cannabis event held in Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Florida.

Green Check Verified's Exec Joins Massachusetts Cannabis Board

Meanwhile, Green Check Verified, a regtech company focused on compliant cannabis banking solutions and services, took pride when its banking regulatory specialist Meaka Brown was appointed to the newly formed Cannabis Social Equity Fund Advisory Board in Massachusetts.

As a new advisory board member, Brown will help social equity cannabis businesses include a diverse group of individuals from various segments of the industry.

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