LiveWell Bolsters Management Team With New Additions
December 11, 2017
OTTAWA, ONTARIO – LIVEWELL FOODS CANADA INC.(“LW“, “LiveWell” or the “Company“), welcomes Mr. Robert Leaker as Chief Operations Officer and Head of Science, Technology and Innovation.
Mr. Leaker brings over 22 years of experience in the refining, retail, finance and biotechnology industries. He has a demonstrated track record of creating and executing on innovative new business line development in both large corporate and small start up companies. Previously, Mr. Leaker was Chief Operating Officer at a small biotechnology start up focusing on extraction and isolation of Cannabis and was head of their Pharmaceutical division developing clinical research programs for Cannabis extracts.
Mr. Leaker has over 12 years of experience as a financial services executive working for Meridian Credit Union and CIBC where he developed and rolled out new business lines and sales programs resulting in billions in new sales channels. At CIBC he was responsible for developing and implementing new technology platforms for supporting sales and marketing teams and has led operations teams to manage risk programs within the highly regulated financial sector. Before this, Mr. Leaker started his career in the oil and gas sector at Petro Canada (now Suncor) responsible for overseeing retail operations and franchise management and has 5 years of process engineering experience.
Mr. Leaker received his Masters of Business Administration from Queens University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology and a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from McMaster University.
LiveWell Foods Canada Inc. (Ottawa, Canada) is dedicated to the highest quality standards in delivering cannabis and hemp products. LiveWell is planning to retrofit an existing 540,000 square foot greenhouse facility in Ottawa, Ontario. LiveWell will also be constructing a state of the art Global Innovation Centre and 600,000 square foot Cannabis Cultivation and Processing facility in Litchfield, Quebec. Upon completion, the combined will measure 1,140,000 square feet of greenhouse capacity, all built to an unparalleled level of quality assurance, procedures, and testing. The company has established partnerships with leading sector names, with interests and operations abroad. LiveWell also distributes retail and bulk hemp products under the O-Hemp brand and plans to distribute cannabis edibles and infused products.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
LIVEWELL FOODS CANADA INC.
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