VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avricore Health Inc. (TSXV: AVCR, OTC: AVCRF) (“Avricore Health” or the “Company”) announces today additions and changes to its board and executive team as the Company continues to align itself for further growth in the year ahead.
Sherif Guorgui is leaving the Board of Directors to take a role on the Company’s Advisory Board. “His guidance as one of Canada’s preeminent pharmacists has had a great impact on the Company’s progress and vision,” said CEO Bob Rai. “We are grateful that we will continue to benefit from his expertise and strategic advice.”
Joining the Board of Directors is David Farnfield, a Yale School of Economics graduate who brings 35 years of experience in commodity, currency and financial futures markets. While serving as Vice President at George Weston Limited, a large food manufacturer and distributor, David oversaw $1B+ in commodity and currency risk while overseeing their commodity division. He has led key negotiations between industry stakeholders on commodity supply agreements and is intimately familiar with product supply agreements.
Another addition to the Advisory Board is David Huston, President and CEO of Providen Pharmacy Logistics Ltd. located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is a Pharmacist and has extensive experience and knowledge of key target markets, as well as unique relationships which will support Avricore’s plan in the year ahead.
Lastly, Hector Bremner, who has served on the Advisory Board since January 2019, will now serve as Executive Vice-President, Branding, Strategic Communications and Public Affairs of the Company. Hector’s key responsibilities will be focused on communications and public affairs as well as working with key vendors to focus on business development.
“With these changes, Avricore is now even stronger I am very confident in our team’s ability to achieve our strategic plans for future growth,” said Bob Rai.
About Avricore Health Inc.
Avricore Health Inc. is committed to becoming a health innovator and applying technologies at the forefront of science to core health issues at the community pharmacy level. The Company’s goal is to empower consumers, patients and pharmacists with innovative technology, products, services and information to monitor and optimize health. www.avricorehealth.com
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