VANCOUVER, Nov. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the "Company" or "Aurora") (TSXV: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) today announced that Cam Battley has been appointed Executive Vice President.
In this new role, Mr. Battley, who previously held the position of Senior Vice President, Communications and Medical Affairs, will take on responsibilities for Aurora's organizational effectiveness and corporate development, in addition to his current responsibilities related to business development, communications, investor relations, and medical, patient and other stakeholder initiatives.
Mr. Battley, who has more than 15 years of international experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors, currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cannabis Canada, the trade association for Licensed Producers of medical cannabis, where he chairs the Advocacy Committee. Before joining Aurora in March, 2016, he was Vice President, Communications and Corporate Development for another leading Licensed Producer.
"Cam's appointment as Executive Vice President will help further drive Aurora's innovation, growth and leadership, and further enhance the Aurora Standard across multiple functions," said Terry Booth, CEO. "His knowledge, experience and passion will continue to make Aurora a better company."
Aurora's wholly-owned subsidiary, Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc., is a licensed producer of medical cannabis pursuant to Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) and operates a 55,200 square foot, expandable, state-of-the-art production facility in Mountain View County, Alberta, Canada. Aurora trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "ACB".
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
AURORA CANNABIS INC.
This news release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of such statements under applicable securities law. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "continue", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "may", "will", "potential", "proposed" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. These statements are only predictions. Various assumptions were used in drawing the conclusions or making the projections contained in the forward-looking statements throughout this news release. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. The Company is under no obligation, and expressly disclaims any intention or obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable law.
The TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE Aurora Cannabis Inc.