Gilla Inc.

Gilla Inc.

November 05, 2013 13:09 ET

Gilla Expands Footprint to the United Kingdom

MIAMI, FLORIDA--(Marketwired - Nov. 5, 2013) - Gilla Inc. ("Gilla" or the "Company") (OTCQB:GLLA) is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. John Hopkins to its sales team. Mr. Hopkins has come aboard to manage the Company's expansion into the United Kingdom and spearhead the sale of electronic cigarettes ("e-cigarettes") and related accessories abroad.

"There are significant opportunities that exist in the European markets and we are excited to be expanding into the UK," stated Graham Simmonds, Gilla's Chief Executive Officer. "Mr. Hopkins is an established individual in the tobacco space and we are delighted to have him join our team," he added.

Mr. Hopkins is a senior-level sales professional with over 10 years of experience in the tobacco industry and a long history selling to international convenience store, grocery and general merchandise retailers. His key relationships and deep understanding of the space will significantly contribute to Gilla's strategic expansion abroad.

About Gilla Inc.

Gilla Inc. designs, markets and distributes electronic cigarettes ("e-cigarettes") and accessories. E-cigarettes are replacements for traditional cigarettes allowing smokers to reproduce the smoking experience. E-cigarettes do not burn tobacco and are not smoking cessation devices.

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