TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jamieson Wellness Inc. (“Jamieson Wellness” or the “Company”) (TSX: JWEL), announced today the appointment of Tania M. Clarke, Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of New Look Vision Group Inc., to the Company’s Board of Directors.
“I am very pleased to welcome Ms. Clarke to our Board of Directors,” said David Williams, Chairman of the Board. “Ms. Clarke’s strong financial acumen coupled with her global consumer and retail experience will be invaluable as we continue to expand our reach to consumers around the world. Based in Montreal, Ms. Clarke will also provide more local perspective to support our continued growth in Canada and specifically the Quebec market.”
Ms. Clarke is a senior financial executive with both public and private company experience across several industries including retail, food and beverage, and financial. Prior to joining New Look Vision Group, she served for three years as Chief Financial Officer of Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc. Ms. Clarke was also Chief Financial Officer and Acting Chief Information Officer at Le Groupe Voyage Vision 2000 Inc. from 2007 to 2010 and spent 14 years as Executive Vice-President and Chief Finance Officer at Grand Toys International Ltd.
Ms. Clarke is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-US). She sits on the Board of Directors of Futurepreneur, a non-profit organization, and was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Business Development Bank of Canada in June 2021.
“I am deeply honoured and proud to be joining the Jamieson team as a Board member,” said Ms. Clarke. “Jamieson Wellness is a Canadian success story with longevity and strong results. I look forward to working with my fellow Board members and management to contribute to the Company’s long-term growth strategy.”
About Jamieson Wellness Inc.
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 Smart Solutions, the #1 women's natural health focused brand in Canada. For more information please visit jamiesonwellness.com.
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