TORONTO, May 25, 2017 /CNW/ - GreenSpace Brands Inc. ("GreenSpace") (TSXV: JTR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Pacella to the Board of Directors.
Maria is currently the Senior Vice-President, Private Equity at PenderFund Capital Management Ltd. She has over 16 years of experience investing in emerging growth companies. Maria spent eleven years with one of Canada's largest venture capital firms where she invested in multiple early-stage ventures and served on a number of boards. Maria's experience also includes operational roles at early stage companies, facilitating M&A and leading financings. She holds a BBA from Simon Fraser University, and is a CFA charterholder and past President of CFA Society, Vancouver.
"Maria's experience is an excellent complement to our existing Board skill set, bringing a considerable amount of experience working with emerging growth companies and a strategic acumen to the table. We believe the addition of Maria supports our strategy to continue to deliver value to our stakeholders through good governance, supporting our Company through this period of continued growth with operational excellence." commented Matthew von Teichman, GreenSpace's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.
This appointment is still subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.
About GreenSpace Brands
GreenSpace is a Canadian-based brand ideation team that develops, markets and sells premium natural food products to consumers across Canada. GreenSpace owns Rolling Meadow Dairy, Canada's first grass fed dairy product line that has built upon the founding values of GreenSpace's original brand, Life Choices. Life Choices features premium convenience meat products made with grass fed and pasture raised meats without the use of added hormones and antibiotics. GreenSpace owns Holistic Choice, a premium natural pet food line and Nudge, a line of family favorite foods made better. GreenSpace also owns Love Child (Brands) Inc., a producer of 100% organic food for infants and toddlers made with the purest, natural and most nutritionally-rich ingredients and Central Roast Inc., a clean snacking brand that has been one of the leading Natural food brands in Canada over the last several years. In January, GreenSpace also acquired the Kiju brand of Organic juices. All brands are wholly owned and retail in a variety of natural and mass retail grocery locations across Canada.
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SOURCE GreenSpace Brands Inc.
For further information: Matthew von Teichman, Chief Executive Officer, GreenSpace Brands Inc., (416) 934-5034 x 200, [email protected]; Mathew Walsh, Chief Financial Officer, GreenSpace Brands Inc., (416) 934-5034 x 201, [email protected]