Sunniva Announces Resignation Of President And Co-Founder

VANCOUVER, British ColumbiaMay 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sunniva Inc. (“Sunniva”, the “Company”, “we”, “our” or “us”) (CSE: SNN) (OTCQB: SNNVF), a North American provider of cannabis products and services, announces Leith Pedersen, President, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of the Company has resigned as an officer and a director, effective immediately, for personal reasons.  His responsibilities will be absorbed by the senior leadership team of the Company.

Dr. Anthony Holler, Chairman and CEO, commented, “On behalf of the entire Sunniva organization, I want to express my gratitude to Leith for his contributions to Sunniva over the past several years.  Leith and I founded Sunniva together in 2014 and thanks in large part to his vision, energy and passion, Sunniva has progressed to be an emerging player in the California cannabis industry. We wish Leith all the best in his future endeavors.”

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About Sunniva Inc.  

Sunniva, through its subsidiaries, is a vertically integrated cannabis company operating in the world’s two largest cannabis markets – California and Canada.  In Canada, Sunniva’s wholly owned subsidiary NHS operates medical cannabis clinics that provide educational and clinical services to patients. In California, Sunniva is focused on creating sustainable premium cannabis brands supported by our large-scale, purpose-built cGMP designed greenhouse and extraction facilities. We offer a steadfast commitment to safety and quality assurance providing cannabis products free from pesticides, which positions Sunniva in California as a leading provider of safe, high quality, reproducible products at scale. Through production from Phase One of our strategically positioned 325,000 square foot high technology greenhouse which is nearing completion and our fully operational Extraction Facility in California, we are launching Sunniva branded products in various product categories and price points including flower, pre-rolls, vape cartridges and premium concentrates.  Sunniva branded products will be showcased within our flagship dispensary to be located at the greenhouse and our in-house marketing and distribution team will strive to ensure the placement of Sunniva branded products at licensed dispensaries throughout the state. Sunniva’s management and board of directors have a proven track record for creating significant shareholder value both in the healthcare and biotech industries.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. All statements that are not historical facts, including without limitation, statements regarding future estimates, plans, programs, forecasts, projections, objectives, assumptions, expectations or beliefs of future performance, statements regarding the Company’s operations and growth opportunities, the Company’s plans to launch Sunniva-branded products in various product categories including high quality distillate, premium concentrates, vape cartridges, flower, pre-rolls, and beverages, which will be showcased within the Company’s flagship dispensary, the placement of Sunniva-branded products at licensed dispensaries throughout California, are “forward-looking statements.” Forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “estimates”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, events or developments to be materially different from any future results, events or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, the risk factors included in the Sunniva’s continuous disclosure documents available on www.sedar.com. These factors should be considered carefully, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Although Sunniva has attempted to identify important risk factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other risk factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements. Sunniva assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, even if new information becomes available as a result of future events, new information or for any other reason except as required by law.

Company Contacts:

 
  

Sunniva Inc.

 

Dr. Anthony Holler

 

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

 

Phone: (866) 786-6482

 
  

Investor Contact:

Media Contact:

Phil Carlson / Erika Kay

Katelyn Tumino / Tony Forde

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KCSA Strategic Communications

Phone: (212) 896-1233

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SOURCE Sunniva Inc.

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