TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jamieson Wellness Inc. (“Jamieson Wellness” or the “Company”) (TSX:JWEL), Canada’s number one manufacturer and marketer of branded vitamins, minerals and supplements, announced today that former P&G Canada President Tim Penner has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors.
“As Jamieson Wellness continues to grow as a public company, Board support in areas such as international brand expansion, M&A and global supply chain is increasingly important,” said David Williams, Chairman of the Board. “We have no doubt that the expertise that Mr. Penner brings in these areas will be a great resource for the Board and the management team as we seek to achieve our mission of becoming the world’s most successful and trusted health and wellness company.”
Mr. Penner served as President of Procter & Gamble Inc. (Canada) from 1999 to 2011, when he retired after 33 years with the company. He has extensive international experience, as Vice President of P&G’s Health and Beauty Care business in the UK and Ireland, and later as Vice President of P&G’s North American Tissue/Towel business in Cincinnati, Ohio. He currently serves as a Director and Chair of the HR Committee for Intact Financial. He is Board Chair of MaRS Innovation and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee at SickKids Hospital. He is also currently a Director at Club Coffee and The Beer Store.
Mr. Penner is past Chair of the YMCA of Greater Toronto, GS-1 and Food & Consumer Products of Canada. He served on the Conference Board of Canada, the Board of the Youth Challenge Fund and Career Bridge and was Chair of the United Way of Greater Toronto 2007 Campaign, after serving as Deputy Chair for 2006.
“As the former leader of a large consumer company I am excited to join the Board of this remarkable consumer-focused company,” said Mr. Penner. “Jamieson is one of the strongest brands in the country, and I look forward to working with the Board to leverage my 33 years of experience to further its growth in Canada and around the world.”
About Jamieson Wellness
Jamieson Wellness is dedicated to improving the world's health and wellness with its portfolio of innovative natural health brands. Established in 1922, Jamieson is the Company's heritage brand and Canada's #1 consumer health brand. Jamieson Wellness manufactures and markets sports nutrition products and specialty supplements under its Progressive, Precision and Iron Vegan brands. The Company also markets products by Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions (LVHS), the #1 women's natural health focused brand in Canada.
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