Revolution Global Bolsters C-Suite by Hiring Veterans as Chief Marketing Officer and General Counsel

With over 50 years of collective experience, new CMO Shari Boyer and GC Sam Banayan will help Revolution move into the next phase of growth

CHICAGO, February 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Entering its next phase of growth and national brand expansion, leading multi-state cannabis operator Revolution Global announced today that it has hired Shari Boyer as the new Chief Marketing Officer and Sam Banayan as General Counsel.

Over the past two years, Revolution’s profile as a premium cannabis producer and retailer has been bolstered by national recognition and multiple wins in the High Times Cannabis Cup Illinois categories two years in a row. As its product gained traction in sales, the company decided to rapidly expand and deepen its footprint in Illinois, Florida, Arkansasand Maryland. With plans in place to expand operations in current states and broaden its reach to new ones in 2022, the company bolsters its senior ranks with seasoned professionals who know how to nurture, grow and protect national brands.

“As we enter our growth phase, Revolution is strengthening its leadership team to ensure we can grow quickly, strategically and responsibly to meet the demands of our customers and patients,” said President and CEO. of the operation of Revolution. dusty shroyer noted. “Shari and Sam will not only help ensure we ride the wave, but lead the charge. Each is a seasoned operator with expertise, invaluable skills and, most importantly, a passion to support Revolution. as we enter this new year.”

As Revolution’s new chief marketing officer, Boyer brings more than 30 years of experience creating marketing campaigns and growth strategies for some of the world’s biggest brands, including as an executive at Procter & Gamble and Nestlé. United Statesthen as a consultant for American Express, Coca-Cola, GEICO, North Face, Nestlé and Colombia. In addition to being a passionate brand builder and seasoned marketer, Boyer believes that business is a way to do both good and good – a belief that aligns with Revolution’s mission and values, which are is committed to solving social justice issues. surrounding the industry. Additionally, Boyer has particular expertise in legal cannabis, having founded the Plant Society educational platform in 2018, which helps adults over the age of 45 better understand how cannabis can be used as medicine.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join Revolution,” Boyer said. “Revolution has become a leader in the legal cannabis industry because it has proven to be a world-class producer of products that emphasize the role of cannabis in health and wellness. I am excited to take advantage of this traction and Revolution’s vision to improve the lives of our customers and patients through United States through increased access and education. The revolution is uniquely situated to make a difference in this space.”

A corporate attorney with over 15 years of in-house legal experience, Banayan joins the Revolution team after serving as general counsel for Redbox, the NASDAQ-listed company that is a household name in affordable video rentals, including via digital streaming and its signature automated red retail kiosks. During his 12 years at Redbox, Banayan helped grow the company into a national brand with forty thousand locations through pragmatic, forward-thinking legal and compliance leadership. At Revolution, Banayan will bring that same agile yet disciplined approach to ensuring rapid, smart, and responsible growth as the company navigates complex and often conflicting regulatory structures as it expands from state to state. In addition to advising the C-Suite and the Board, he will work directly with state regulators and also support business growth.

“The legal cannabis industry is an emerging market with endless opportunities. I am honored to bring my experience helping to develop a high-growth retail business to Revolution to help our team deliver on their promise to make the premium cannabis more accessible to consumers and patients,” Banayan said.

About Revolution Global
Based in Illinois, Revolution Global is an industry-leading, multi-state cannabis operator revolutionizing the way legal cannabis is scientifically crafted, grown, sold, packaged and consumed. Focusing on health and wellness solutions, Revolution uses a top notch cultivation process, informed by genetic research, to produce premium quality cannabis medicine and a wide variety of consumer packaged products. cannabis base, infused products and topical beverages. In addition to Illinois, Revolution also operates in Florida, Arkansas, and Maryland. To learn more, visit

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