Lexaria Adds to Management Team
Kelowna, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 24, 2014 / Lexaria Corp. (LXRP-OTCQB) (LXX-CSE) (the "Company" or "Lexaria") is pleased to announce new Managers joining the Company and assisting in the development and growth of the Ontario marijuana production facility.
Mr. Greg Boone has been named Lexaria’s Human Resource Manager, with the responsibility of placing key managers and executives not just in the new Ontario production facility, but also Company-wide as necessary. Greg is the President of HEC Group, an executive search and management consulting company that specializes in building high performance teams to build and grow emerging companies. For more than 15 years Greg has built relationships with a significant network of professionals in many industrial sectors, including food, pharmaceutical, regulatory/quality assurance, logistics/supply chain, and more. Greg will also assist in establishing key human resource policies at the new facility.
“I am excited and truly pleased to be joining the Lexaria organization. I look forward to spearheading the recruitment efforts to attract expertise in various disciplines to solidify our position as a leader in the emerging medical marijuana industry in Canada,” said Greg Boone.
Lexaria is also pleased to welcome Mr. Clark Kent as Media Manager to implement media needs for the new Ontario production facility as well as broader Company media strategies. Clark has over 8 years experience in media management, communications and marketing and will be a single point of contact for media and communications enquiries within Canada. He has previous experience in fields such as resources and also in medical diagnostics. Clark will produce corporate marketing materials and work with the media to ensure consistent and concise messaging.
“I welcome both Greg and Clark and I know their contributions will help position Lexaria for the success we are striving towards.” said Chris Bunka, CEO of Lexaria “Key appointments such as these, and the knowledge and experience represented by these latest members of our team, will continue to enable Lexaria to distinguish itself in this rapidly emerging industry through the quality and dedication of its people.”
The consultants are each eligible to receive up to 577,500 restricted common shares of stock over time in their respective roles as an Advisory Board members, depending on certain specified performance thresholds being reached.
Lexaria’s shares are quoted in the USA with symbol LXRP and in Canada with symbol LXX. The company searches for projects that could provide potential above-market returns.
To learn more about Lexaria Corp. visit www.lexariaenergy.com.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Chris Bunka, Chairman & CEO: (250) 765-6424
Clark Kent, Media Manager: (647) 519-2646
This release includes forward-looking statements. Statements which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. The Company makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future financial position, results of operations, cash flows, financing plans, business strategy, products and services, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and objectives of management for future operations, including statements that include words such as "anticipate," "if," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "could," "should," "will," and other similar expressions are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are estimates reflecting the Company's best judgment based upon current information and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements. It is impossible to identify all such factors but they include and are not limited to the existence of underground deposits of commercial quantities of oil and gas; cessation or delays in exploration because of mechanical, weather, operating, financial or other problems; capital expenditures that are higher than anticipated; or exploration opportunities being fewer than currently anticipated. There can be no assurance that road or site conditions will be favorable for field work; no assurance that well treatments or workovers will have any effect on oil or gas production; no assurance that oil field interconnections will have any measurable impact on oil or gas production or on field operations, and no assurance that any expected new well(s) will be drilled or have any impact on the Company. There can be no assurance that expected oil and gas production will actually materialize; and thus no assurance that expected revenue will actually occur. There is no assurance the Company will have sufficient funds to drill additional wells, or to complete acquisitions or other business transactions. Such forward looking statements also include estimated cash flows, revenue and current and/or future rates of production of oil and natural gas, which can and will fluctuate for a variety of reasons; oil and gas reserve quantities produced by third parties; and intentions to participate in future exploration drilling. Adverse weather conditions including but not limited to surface flooding can delay operations, impact production, and cause reductions in revenue. The Company may not have sufficient expertise to thoroughly exploit its oil and gas properties. The Company may not have sufficient funding to thoroughly explore, drill or develop its properties. Access to capital, or lack thereof, is a major risk and there is no assurance that the Company will be able to raise required working capital. Current oil and gas production rates may not be sustainable and targeted production rates may not occur. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the Company include, but are not limited to, government regulation, managing and maintaining growth, the effect of adverse publicity, litigation, competition and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the Company's public announcements and filings. There is no assurance that the medical marijuana business or any member of the Advisory Board or Management team will provide any benefit to Lexaria.
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Source: Lexaria Corp.
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