From Silicon Valley To Salinas Valley – Grupo Flor Hires Former Apple Finance Manager As CEO

Grupo Flor and its family of cannabis companies, announced the appointment of Paul Henderson as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Grupo Flor, Paul served as the Chief Financial Officer at Indus Holding Company, a cannabis manufacturer where he helped guide them through a vertical integration strategy. Prior to Indus, Paul served as the Worldwide Financial Services Manager at Apple, where he was instrumental in establishing the global Enterprise and Educational financial structuring teams.

“I am very excited to join Group Flor. The company has built an incredible business based on real estate assets and cannabis licenses that is unmatched in California,” said Paul Henderson, CEO of Grupo Flor. “Our leasing company, Grupo Properties is the springboard for the vertical integration of our other business units as well as our strategic partnerships that allow us to operate in a very efficient way. You can expect to see our flagship dispensary, East of Eden, open in Salinas by January 2018.”

Paul has spent the majority of his career successfully launching new initiatives and business units within larger enterprises. Immediately after graduate school, Paul joined GE Capital in their globally acclaimed leadership development program where he worked on the most challenging projects with senior leadership. Prior to graduate school, Paul spent five years at the prestigious investment banking firm, Goldman Sachs, where he led the global team responsible for building their private bank that grew to become a $25 Billion entity.

Paul received an M.B.A. in Finance, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and a B.A. from Brigham Young University. He and his wife and son live in Morgan Hill, CA. Paul spends most of his free time cycling and trail running. He has completed several half Ironman triathlons and trail ultra-marathons.

The Grupo Flor family of cannabis companies is shaping the future of the market, by inviting visionary entrepreneurs to participate in all aspects of the cannabis industry. They have developed a vast ecosystem of private equity, real estate leasing, cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, equipment financing and retail operations, providing necessary resources throughout California’s regulated market. Grupo Flor has emerged as leaders in the local cannabis industry.