Kelowna, BC—September 16, 2015 – Lexaria Corp. (LXRP-OTCQB) (LXX-CSE) (the “Company” or “Lexaria”) is happy to welcome Mr. Ted McKechnie to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Ted is a senior entrepreneurial executive with extensive Board and Senior Management Experience in the consumer goods industry with a proven track record for achieving corporate financial and growth objectives. He is the former President and COO of Maple Leaf Foods, which in 2014 had revenue of over CDN $3.1 billion dollars.
He has held executive positions with Kraft, Frito Lay, General Foods, PepsiCo, and Philip Morris Companies. He is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Canada’s Technology For Food. Ted is an energetic leader experienced in building teams in marketing, sales and supply chain management. Ted is the recipient of the Philip Morris Chairman’s Award for “recognition of extraordinary contributions having a significant and lasting impact on the Corporation”.
Ted will contribute to Lexaria’s pursuit of excellence in hemp oil fortified food manufacturing as well as assisting in opening retail distribution channels.
“I am delighted to welcome Ted to our Board of Directors,” said Chris Bunka, Chairman. “Ted has vast experience in the food industry and his knowledge and contacts within the industry throughout North America will be of significant benefit to the Company.”
Mr. McKechnie is being awarded 100,000 restricted common shares, and options to purchase a further 100,000 restricted common shares at US$0.19, valid for up to five years from date of issuance.
The securities referred to herein will not be or have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
Lexaria is a food sciences company, with common shares quoted in the USA with symbol LXRP and in Canada with symbol LXX. The company searches for projects that could provide potential above-market returns.
To learn more about Lexaria Corp. visit www.lexariabioscience.com.
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This release includes forward-looking statements. Statements which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. The Company makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future financial position, results of operations, cash flows, financing plans, business strategy, products and services, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and objectives of management for future operations, including statements that include words such as “anticipate,” “if,” “believe,” “plan,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “could,” “should,” “will,” and other similar expressions are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are estimates reflecting the Company’s best judgment based upon current information and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements. Access to capital, or lack thereof, is a major risk and there is no assurance that the Company will be able to raise required working capital. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the Company include, but are not limited to, government regulation, managing and maintaining growth, the effect of adverse publicity, litigation, competition, the patent application and approval process and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the Company’s public announcements and filings. There is no assurance that the medical marijuana, hemp oil sector, or alternative health businesses will provide any benefit to Lexaria, or that the Company will experience any growth through participation in these sectors. There is no assurance that existing capital is sufficient for the Company’s needs or that it will not need to attempt to raise additional capital. There is no assurance that any planned corporate activity, business venture, or initiative will be pursued, or if pursued, will be successful. There is no assurance that any hemp oil or cannabinoid-based product will promote, assist, or maintain any beneficial human health conditions whatsoever. There is no assurance that the cannabinoid/lipid infusion technology will provide any increase in bioavailability to any individual person. There is no assurance that any patent application in the USA or any other nation or under any treaty will result in the award of an actual patent; nor that an award of any actual patent will protect against challenges from unknown third parties. There is no assurance that any of Lexaria’s postulated uses, benefits, or advantages for the patent-pending technology will in fact be realized in any manner or in any part. No statement herein has been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ViPovaTM products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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