Former Clinton administration advisor joins cannabis board

Cannabis Wealth

FoliuMed has announced a new appointment to its advisory board.

FoliuMed has announced the appointment of former advisor to the Clinton administration Howard Glicken to its advisory board.

Oliver Zugel

Glicken will be Brigit a waltz of experience to the FoliuMed advisory board. Having served as a private sector advisor to the Clinton administration on Latin American affairs, Glicken was also the President´s private sector delegate to the Inaugurations of Presidents of Argentina, Uruguay, Peru and Ecuador. 

Additionally, he testified before the US Congress on the Free Trade Area of the Americas and is a member of the US/Brazil Business Development Council.

In his role at FoliuMed, Glicken will expand institutional and business relationships in the Americas.

Glicken commented: “What impresses me most about FoliuMed is its leadership team led by founder Oliver Zugel.

“Since 2018 it has built the company with its own capital and is selling innovative products in eight countries. By sourcing cannabis ingredients from its farm in Colombia, it offers German pharma-quality at affordable prices.”

Oliver Zugel, founder of FoliuMed, a medical cannabis company with manufacturing and R&D in Germany and cultivation in South America, commented: “We are honoured to be able to count on Howard’s advice and mentorship, including his views on the upcoming German adult-use regulations.

“His over 40 years of experience in business and politics and background as a successful entrepreneur make him a valued member of our advisory board.”

During his political career, Glicken also has been national vice chairman of finance of the Democratic Party, a member of the national finance board of directors and a managing trustee of the party. 

He also was state finance chair for Al Gore for President 1988, state finance chair for Senator Bob Kerrey for President in 1992, state co-finance chair for President Clinton and a trustee of the Vice President’s Residence Foundation.

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