LiveWell Canada Assembles First-Rate Grow Team in Preparation for Cultivation License
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, OCTOBER 23, 2018, /CNW Telbec/ – In anticipation of its cultivation license, LiveWell Canada Inc. (“LiveWell” or the “Company“), (TSXV:LVWL, OTC: LXLLF) is expanding its growing capabilities and talent, and has appointed a master grower and quality assurance and compliance manager with deep roots in the cannabis and cultivation sectors.
Gary Sidhu, Master Grower
Mr. Sidhu has more than 20 years experience in greenhouse cultivation, and most recently was Director of Production with a large-scale, Health Canada-licensed cannabis growing operation. Mr. Sidhu is well-practiced in the development and production of high-quality finished cannabis product produced in greenhouses within the guidelines and directions of Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). Throughout his career, Mr. Sidhu has continuously sought out better production and growing methods, and been involved in numerous horticultural and floricultural research trials. He has published works in North America and India. He has a Master of Science in Horticulture.
Sajjad Ahmad, Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager
Mr. Ahmad brings credentials in the fields of molecular biology, plant breeding and genetics, and agronomy, as well as experience developing and leading quality assurance at two LPs of medical cannabis to LiveWell Canada. He has also worked at DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred, and FMC. His responsibilities will include ensuring that all LiveWell growing and cultivation procedures result in consistent, pharma-quality cannabis products. Mr. Ahmad has two Master of Science degrees, in Plant Breeding and Genetics from McGill University, and in Agronomy from the Agricultural University, Peshawar, Pakistan. He has researched and taught at McGill and Queens University and has numerous published papers on crops and agriculture. He brings a scientist’s mind and a team player spirit to his role at LiveWell.
About LiveWell Canada
LiveWell Canada Inc. is an innovative Canadian hemp and cannabis company focused on advanced research on CBD and other cannabinoids, as well as developing and distributing prescription and consumer health and wellness products. The company has greenhouses under construction in Ontario and Québec, and is supported by business partners such as Canopy Growth and Canopy Rivers. For more information, visit livewellcorp.com
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