Planet Organic Markets Grows - Staff

    VICTORIA, June 5 /CNW/ - Planet Organic Market, a division of Planet
Organic Health Corp. (TSX-V: POH), a leading natural products industry
company, with manufacturing, distribution and retail, welcomes two national
staff to the Victoria corporate office.
    Robyn Quinn, APR will manage public relations for markets across the
country and assisting with investor relations. "Being a regular Planet shopper
in Halifax and Victoria, it already feels like family!" Robyn brings recent
experience as a senior communications officer with the Atlantic Canada
Opportunities Agency, a federal agency with a regional office in Nova Scotia
and more west coast experience as the director of marketing for Mayfair
Shopping Centre as well as the Victoria Symphony. She once managed the
Atlantic Canada circuit for Yuk Yuk's comedians and believes a sense of humour
is critical for success in any business venture. Robyn has received numerous
awards for communications excellence in marketing, internal and government
activity. She is an active member of the Canadian Public Relations Society and
served as the CPRS National President for 2004/2005.
    Diane Shaskin, Planet Organic co-founder and Vice President Marketing
said of the hire, "Our company is growing and we identified a need for an
accomplished communicator to help us connect, not only with our customers but
with our staff and investors as well. Robyn has the skills and experience we
were looking for; we are excited to welcome her to the Planet."
    Nancy Bierlmeier will assist Mark Craft, President and founder of Planet
Organic Markets. She will also coordinate new store openings, as the company
grows and acquires more locations across the country. Most recently, Nancy
worked in the engineering industry and assistant to executives in the
financial management industry. She was recognized for coordinating an
international financial conference but what Nancy really enjoys is organic
cooking and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. Her myriad of experiences,
working in different industries on the executive level will lend a distinct
and knowledgeable support to Planet Organic Markets. "I'm proud to be a part
of the Planet Organic family. The organic and natural food sector is an
exciting industry, and I feel this company is on the leading edge," says Ms.

For further information:

For further information: Robyn Quinn, APR, National Public Relations
Coordinator, Email:,, Phone:
(250) 370-0719, Fax: (250) 370-0726, Planet Organic Market, 109 - 2250 Oak Bay
Ave., Victoria, BC

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