Green Gorilla


Former Natures Plus, Country Life and New Chapter executive brings extensive experience and retail relationships to top CBD product brand

LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2018 – Green Gorilla™, a leading manufacturer and brand of cannabidiol (CBD) products, has hired well-known natural products industry sales executive Herb Lewis as its senior vice president of sales.

Lewis will be responsible for all sales efforts for the Green Gorilla brand of pure CBD oil products, which is becoming one of the fastest-growing CBD brands on the market. Green Gorilla is currently in more than 750 chain and independent retail stores across the country, including natural food, supplement, pharmacies and pet retailers.

“Herb is an amazing addition to our senior management team,” said Steven Saxton, CEO and Founder of Green Gorilla, Inc. “Herb will be exclusively focused on building a national sales team and bringing Green Gorilla to even more retailers across the country as well as internationally. His extensive experience and retail relationships will be an invaluable asset to us as we continue to grow the brand and capture greater market-share every month.”

Lewis has been creating world-class performance cultures and dynamic sales forces in the natural products industry for over 30 years. His success in making brands explode into top selling industry leaders is known throughout the industry. He previously held top sales positions at companies such as Natures Plus, Country Life and New Chapter, which Lewis grew from 2.75M to 120M and successfully sold to P&G.

“I was attracted to Green Gorilla because of its unwavering commitment to manufacturing the highest quality CBD products available to consumers,” said Lewis. “From the sourcing of the ingredients and packaging of the product to compliance and distribution, nothing is compromised in setting a new standard for quality CBD oil products.”

Green Gorilla™ pure CBD products are USDA NOP certified organic, non-GMO, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, sugar-free and THC-free. The products are formulated with organic 99+ percent pure cannabidiol along with GG BioEnhanced Complex™, Green Gorilla’s proprietary blend of certified organic botanicals, herbals and essential oils to further optimize bioavailability. The products are then crafted with certified organic extra-virgin olive oil with some of the highest polyphenol counts making it an optimal courier for the CBD. The product line includes supplements, pet care, horse care and lip balms.

Green Gorilla™ is an international brand in the hemp and cannabis industries and a leading manufacturer of cannabidiol (CBD) organic supplements, topical, pet and horse care products using GG BioEnhanced Complex™ for the highest bioavailability. The company markets its supplements and topical products under the brand Hemp & Olive™ and its organic biodynamic agricultural products for the cannabis industry under the Master Grower™ brand. Green Gorilla™ was established in 2013 by founder Steven Saxton. Green Gorilla™ products are sold at more than 750 retailers in the U.S. and online at More information is available on Twitter: @GreenGorillaInc, Instagram: @GreenGorilla, Facebook: /ILoveGreenGorilla, (Brazil), (Canada) and (MasterGrower). Third-party lab tests of Green Gorilla™ CBD products are available at The company is based in Malibu, California.

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