PreveCeutical Announces Appointment of New Directors
Vancouver, British Columbia: PreveCeuticalMedical Inc. (the “Company” or “PreveCeutical”)(CSE: PREV, OTCQB: PRVCF, FSE: 18H), is pleased to announce the appointments of Keith Anderson and Mark Lotz to the board of directors of the Company (the “Board”), effective immediately.
Stephen Van Deventer, PreveCeutical’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Keith and Mark are experienced board members with extensive public sector experience and we are confident PreveCeutical will benefit from their insight, judgment and counsel. Adding two independent directors with Keith and Mark’s respective credentials further strengthens PreveCeutical’s commitment to sound corporate governance practices.”
Mr. Anderson has been in the Canadian capital markets business for over 30 years and was an Investment Advisor with Canaccord Genuity Corp. from 1987 to 2011. Mr. Anderson is currently a senior officer of Syd Financial Inc. and Boomer Financial Inc. He was a former director and officer of several mineral exploration and cannabis companies, including a former director of Global Vanadium Corp., Vangold Mining Corp., Alchemist Mining Incorporated and Liberty Leaf Holdings Ltd. and former Chief Executive Officer and President of Alexis Financial Inc.
Mr. Lotz is a Chartered Professional Accountant practising publicly through his firm Lotz CPA Inc. Mr. Lotz is a businessman and provides management consulting and corporate finance services to public and private companies. He has numerous years of experience with reporting issuers, and currently serves as a director of Ascent Industries Corp., Golden Raven Resources Ltd., Logan Resources Ltd., Teal Valley Health Inc. (formerly Radiant Health Care Inc.), Vodis Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Golden Lake Exploration Inc.
Messrs. Anderson and Lotz have also been appointed to the audit committee of the Board and the corporate governance and nominating committee of the Board.
PreveCeutical is a health sciences company that develops innovative options for preventive and curative therapies utilizing organic and nature identical products.
PreveCeutical aims to be a leader in preventive health sciences and currently has five research and development programs, including: dual gene therapy for curative and prevention therapies for type 2 diabetes and obesity; a soluble gel drug delivery program; Nature Identical™peptides for treatment of various ailments; non-addictive analgesic peptides as a replacement to the highly addictive analgesics such as morphine, fentanyl and oxycodone; and a therapeutic product for treating athletes who suffer from concussions (mild traumatic brain injury).
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
“Stephen Van Deventer”
Chairman & CEO
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