MIAMI, U.S. – Grand Havana, Inc. (“Grand Havana” or the “Company”) today announced that Richard Silverman has been appointed to serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective November 20, 2017.
Rich joins Grand Havana’s executive leadership team, and will be responsible for leading financial operations across the Company, as well as providing overall strategic direction along with the Company’s CEO, Robert Rico and Tanya Bredemeier.
Rich brings to Grand Havana more than 30 years of corporate finance and operations experience, including strategy development and execution, accounting, tax, treasury and investor relations, plus business Development.
Prior to joining Grand Havana, Mr. Silverman served as Chief Financial Officer at Fresh Meal Plan, having joined in June 2014 as Chief Financial Officer. Earlier in his career, Mr. Silverman served as Chief Financial Officer at Delivery Lean.
Mr. Silverman works with Plan for Growth, LLC where he has written 200+ business plans leading to $34+ million in investor funding. Rich brings a clear track record, in both Food and Beverage and accounting, having delivered successfully with significant positive impact on business results.
“We are proud to announce today that the company intends to file its 2015 & 2016 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q for the three quarters of 2017 shortly, to bring the Company up-to-date with its filing requirements.” said Richard Silverman.
“We are excited to welcome Rich to the Grand Havana leadership team as CFO. His breadth of experience, together with his innovative and results-oriented mindset make him the right person to help lead and champion Grand Havana’s incredible growth ahead. We have set ourselves on a path to be current in all our filings fully reporting company. We intend “up list” to the OTCQB tier on OTC Markets as well. With the assistance of our PCAOB auditors we are proud to file our financials and look forward to very soon obtaining our goals”, stated Robert Rico CEO of Grand Havana.
About Grand Havana Coffee Company
Grand HAVANA Coffee is a Miami-based specialty coffee retailer and wholesaler. GH specializes in the small-batch roasting of Cuban style espresso coffee beans, masterfully blended by legendary roaster, Luis Bustelo, the original master blender of the Cuban espresso. The company focuses on taking the product mainstream following the massive popular demand for our specialized roasting blend, with over 3.5 million cups of espresso served.