Ms. Penny White reports
YIELD GROWTH ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT UPDATE
The Yield Growth Corp. has appointed Tamara Melck as chief operating officer of subsidiary Flourish Mushroom Labs in addition to her role as chief operating officer of Yield Growth.
Tamara Melck has been chief operating officer of Yield Growth since July, 2019. She joined the Yield Growth team after 16 years serving in multiple executive roles at leading Canadian fashion retailer Aritzia, including vice-president, corporate operations, and executive vice-president, people and culture. During her time with the company, she built and led a team of more than 60 employees across four cities in Canada and the United States. Having joined Aritzia in 2001 when it was just 10 stores and 30 head office employees, Ms. Melck was instrumental in the company's growth. She built several corporate back-end functions that allowed Aritzia to scale its operations and achieve $743-million in annual revenue and a market capitalization of over $1-billion when she left in 2017. Today, Aritzia has 3,000 employees and stores across Canada, the USA and e-commerce.
Ms. Melck holds a juris doctor and master of business administration from the University of British Columbia, a master of science in journalism from Columbia University and completed the High Potentials Leadership Program at Harvard Business School.
Further, the company announces that Krystal Pineo has stepped down as a director of The Yield Growth Corp. Yield Growth thanks Krystal Pineo for her service on the board of directors and wishes her the best in her future endeavours.
About Flourish Mushroom Labs Inc.
Created by and incubated by the team at The Yield Growth, Flourish Mushroom Labs aims to be a leader in the fast-growing functional foods market -- and improve life by offering high-quality mushroom-infused products that naturally support better health. Flourish Mushroom Labs is also conducting research into potentially therapeutic benefits of compounds found in magic mushrooms.
About The Yield Growth Corp.
Yield Growth is developing and selling hemp, marijuana and mushroom products in what the Global Wellness Institute reports is a $4.2-trillion global wellness market.
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