Ms. Diane Jang reports
HEMPCO ANNOUNCES RESULTS FROM ITS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
All resolutions presented at Hempco Food and Fiber Inc.'s annual general meeting, held on May 15, 2018, including the appointment of directors, the appointment of Manning Elliott LLP as auditor and the approval of the company's stock option plan, were approved by the shareholders of the company present at the meeting (or represented by proxy). At the meeting, each of the following individuals nominated by management for election as a director of the company was duly elected.
Name of nominees:
- Diane Jang;
- Angela Holmes;
- Allan Cleiren;
- Steve Dobler;
- Joel Watson;
- Mary-Lynn Bellamy Willms.
Total shareholders holding 18,050,851 (29.94 per cent of the issued and outstanding) shares were represented at the meeting.
Change of officers
Effective immediately, the company has accepted the resignation of Charles Holmes as president of Hempco. Mr. Holmes, who co-founded the company, oversaw its public listing and was instrumental in completing the strategic partnership with Aurora Cannabis. Mr. Holmes has decided to transition to an advisory capacity and make time to pursue personal goals.
Effective July 1, 2018, the company also wishes to announce the retirement of Ms. Holmes as chief operating officer of the company. Ms. Holmes who co-founded the company with Mr. Holmes will stay on as a director of the company.
"We wish to thank Charles and Angela for their leadership and guidance during the early years of Hempco," said Diane Jang, chief executive officer. "With Charles's future role as an adviser to the company and Angela's position as a director, we have ensured continued access to their industry expertise and guidance as we grow the business."
About Hempco Food and Fiber Inc.
For more than 12 years, Hempco has been a trusted and respected pioneer, innovator and provider of premier hemp-based foods. Hempco is committed to developing hemp foods, hemp fibre and hemp nutraceuticals. Hempco is expanding its processing ability to meet global demands in a 56,000-square-foot facility, located at Nisku, Alta.
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