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Marapharm announces a Management Advisory Group Member

Marapharm Ventures Inc. (“Marapharm”) announces the appointment of and is pleased to welcome Ron Cannan to the Management Advisory Group “MAG”. Ron has extensive experience in both government and the private sector. As a Member of Parliament, Ron was appointed to serve on the Treasury Board Subcommittee and received the lifelong title of The Honourable as a member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada. Ron was appointed to the House of Commons’ Finance Committee, served as Co-Chair of the Canada – Taiwan Parliamentary Caucus and Canadian Parliamentarians Wine Caucus, Vice-Chair of Canada-US Inter-Parliamentary Committee, Vice-Chair of Conservative Housing Caucus, Director of Canada-Italy Parliamentary Group and numerous other Parliamentary Government operations. In the private sector, Ron has worked with a variety of multinational corporations including Hershey Foods, Coca Cola, Costco and Corus Entertainment.

Linda Sampson, CEO says that “We are so pleased to have Ron as an advisor; he’s a free enterpriser with comprehensive knowledge of House of Commons legislative, legal and policy procedures. He has worked closely with Health Canada officials and he monitors the ongoing changes to the marijuana laws in Canada and in in other countries around the world. Ron has global experience; he has traveled with the Prime Minister and delegation to South Korea and other countries. Ron’s experience and effort will be a huge asset for Marapharm and its growth. Welcome aboard Ron!

Marapharm is updating and strengthening its management team with the addition of a Management Advisory Group “MAG”, consisting of up to 5 members. The purpose is to seek expertise and mentorship outside of Marapharm to add focus, further develop strategy, and encourage innovation. MAG will fortify the operations of Marapharm in an economic manner with input from experts in acquisitions, mergers, international financing, foreign markets, marketing, product development and sales techniques. MAG organizational structure encourages communication and involvement between all stakeholders. The board continues its mandate of providing direction to operations and corporate governance. Marapharm CEO, Linda Sampson is very supportive of adding the MAG level to Marapharm. Acknowledging Marapharm’s potential, “It will be an innovative component to its management model”.


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