Grupo Flor Expands Its Executive Team

Steve Podell joined Grupo Flor to oversee the retail and distribution of the dispensaries and licensed product. In addition, Steve is focused on developing strategic sales plans based upon company goals and ensuring customer satisfaction in all brand touch points. Prior to joining Grupo Flor, Steve was an executive at Cypress Consulting where he helped his clients implement customized solutions for key business challenges such as revenue growth, cost reduction, technology utilization, process improvement and profitability enhancement.
David Hessler joined Grupo Flor’s manufacturing company, 710 Combinator to lead all manufacturing and engineering activities to ensure effective and efficient use of facilities and personnel so that the best practices are in place. David has over 20 years of global experience in Supply Chain Management in the tobacco industry (Europe, Russia, Asia-Pacific) working with Japan Tobacco Intl, RJ Reynolds Intl and Phillip Morris Intl. With eight overseas assignments in executive management and operations in Europe, Russia, and Asia, David gained a deep understanding of global and regulatory challenges and played a key role in developing strategies to defeat or mitigate those challenges.