Vancouver, BC / ACCESSWIRE / August 8, 2014 / Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (the "Company" or "Abattis") (OTCQX: ATTBF) (CSE: ATT), a specialty biotechnology company with capabilities through its wholly owned subsidiaries of cultivating, licensing, and marketing proprietary ingredients, bio-similar compounds, patented equipment, and consulting services to medicinal markets in North American, today announced the appointment of Jason Anderson, CA, CFA as Vice President of Finance.
"With over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, including 15 years experience on Wall Street and in international markets, Mr. Anderson will be an integral part of our corporate finance team as we continue to build momentum and pursue new opportunities," said Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. CEO Mike Withrow.
Mr. Anderson graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in International Relations in 1988, was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst ("CFA") Charter in 1995, received a Diploma in Accounting at the University of British Columbia in 2010, and was awarded the designation of Charter Public Accountant ("CPA") in 2013. Throughout his career, Mr. Anderson worked in both research and accounting positions with major companies like KPMG LLP and through his own practice.
Further, in compliance with the Company's option plan, the Company has granted 605,000 incentive stock options to certain of its directors and consultants, with each option being exercisable into a common share of Abattis at $0.48 per share for a period of five years.
About Abattis Bioceuticals Corp.
Abattis is a specialty biotechnology company with capabilities through its wholly owned subsidiaries of cultivating, licensing and marketing proprietary ingredients, bio-similar compounds, patented equipment and consulting services to medicinal markets in North America. The Company is positioned to capitalize on the fast growing trend toward marijuana legalization in the United States and for medicinal use in Canada and international jurisdictions, by supplying and partnering with companies to employ its mass cultivation systems, extraction equipment/technology, and strategic marketing support to licensed growers. The Company also has an extensive pipeline of high-quality products and intellectual property for the rapidly expanding botanical drug market. We follow strict standard operating protocols, and adhere to the applicable laws of Canada and foreign jurisdictions. For more information, visit the Company's website at: www.abattis.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Michael Withrow, President & CEO
For further information, contact the Company's CEO, Michael Withrow at (778) 896-6536 or at [email protected]
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