BARRIE, ON, April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSX: LABS) (OTCQX: MEDIF) (FSE: MLZ) (“MediPharm Labs”, “MediPharm” or the “Firm”) a pharmaceutical firm specializing in precision-based cannabinoids, right now introduced that it has appointed skilled Pharma and Med Tech government David Pidduck as Chief Govt Officer and Director of the Firm. Mr. Pidduck replaces outgoing CEO and Director Bryan Howcroft, who’s stepping down for private causes, efficient right now.
Mr. Pidduck brings greater than 20 years of confirmed senior management expertise to MediPharm, together with serving as President and CEO of a Canadian pharmaceutical firm, the place he was additionally a member of the board of administrators. Over the course of his profession, Mr. Pidduck has been concerned within the profitable ground-up commercialisation of a number of merchandise in each Canadian and worldwide markets and brings a monitor document of each natural execution in addition to M&A and integration experience to the Firm. Mr. Pidduck has an MBA from Kellogg (Northwestern College) and an Honours Bachelor of Enterprise Administration from Wilfrid Laurier College.
Chris Taves, Chairman of the Board commented, “We’re very happy to welcome David Pidduck to MediPharm. The Firm continues to make progress constructing its gross sales pipeline each in Canada and internationally, driving towards constant income development and profitability. With a powerful background in enterprise improvement, technique, and M&A throughout the Pharma and Med Tech sectors, David is the proper particular person to steer the Firm by this formative interval. On behalf of the Board, I want to sincerely thank Bryan for his contributions and need him all the most effective.”
David Pidduck, incoming CEO added, “I’ve watched the event of the medical cannabinoid business over the previous a number of years with nice curiosity from my vantage level throughout the Pharma sector. Although the business remains to be growing, cannabinoid analysis curiosity continues to develop, and I imagine we could also be approaching an inflection level the place cannabinoids will turn into a bigger focus for conventional Pharma. Medical cannabinoid corporations are usually not created equal. In MediPharm, I see one of many only a few organizations globally that has the required sophistication to each function inside a stringent Pharma atmosphere, and scale quickly to capitalize on this development alternative. I sit up for contributing my expertise in enterprise and company improvement to the group’s present efforts, with a concentrate on orienting the Firm towards each constant natural development and accretive M&A actions to drive income development, profitability and worth for all stakeholders.”
Bryan Howcroft, outgoing CEO added, “I want to thank the MediPharm group, our prospects and shareholders for his or her openness and willingness to share suggestions since I assumed the CEO function in late 2021. Because the Firm continues to execute in Canada and worldwide markets, David’s expertise constructing environment friendly, gross sales and growth-oriented groups within the exact end-markets that MediPharm is concentrating on, will probably be essential to the Firm’s success. It has been a pleasure to function the Firm’s CEO and I sit up for watching MediPharm’s progress over the approaching years.”
In connection along with his appointment as CEO, Mr. Pidduck was awarded an mixture of 14,758,621 RSUs and granted an mixture of 5,184,280 inventory choices with an train worth of $0.145 and a five-year time period. The RSUs and choices vest in equal instalments over the following twenty-four months. The grants are topic to any essential regulatory approvals and a portion of the grants could also be topic to shareholder approval on the Firm’s annual assembly of shareholders to be held on June 30, 2022.
About MediPharm Labs
Based in 2015, MediPharm Labs specializes within the improvement and manufacture of purified, pharmaceutical-quality hashish concentrates, lively pharmaceutical components (API) and superior by-product merchandise using a Good Manufacturing Practices licensed facility with ISO standard-built clear rooms. MediPharm Labs has invested in an knowledgeable, analysis pushed group, state-of-the-art expertise, downstream purification methodologies and purpose-built amenities with 5 main extraction strains for supply of pure, trusted and precision-dosed hashish merchandise for its prospects. Via its wholesale and white label platforms, MediPharm Labs formulates, develops (together with by sensory testing), processes, packages and distributes hashish extracts and superior cannabinoid-based merchandise to home and worldwide markets.
In 2021, MediPharm Labs obtained a Pharmaceutical Drug Institution License from Well being Canada, turning into the one firm in North America to carry a home Good Manufacturing License for the extraction of pure cannabinoids.
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