Relevium Technologies Appoints Mark Billings as Chief Financial Officer
MONTREAL, Nov. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Relevium Technologies Inc. (TSX.V: “RLV”, OTCQB:“RLLVF” and Frankfurt: “6BX”) (the “Company” or “Relevium”), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Billings, CFA as Chief Financial Officer for both Relevium and Biocannabix Health Corporation effective immediately. Mr. Billings replaces Faycal Salek who has resigned to pursue other opportunities.
Mr. Billings is an experienced executive Chartered Financial Analyst and a graduate of the Harvard School of Business. Mr. Billings has founded and managed companies in the junior resource sector, where he acted as CEO, CFO and board member. Mr. Billings serves on the board of several publicly traded resource companies in Canada and abroad. In addition to his executive career, Mr. Billings has been an investment banker, having raised hundreds of millions of dollars for small-cap companies, including several junior mining companies.
Aurelio Useche, CEO of Relevium stated: “Mr. Billings is a veteran in the public markets and brings to our company extensive experience in capital markets, M&A transactions and overall financial acumen, all of which are necessary for the next stage of the development of our business. We look forward to his active participation in the strategic planning process, development and execution of the company’s objectives”
Mr. Useche continued: “On behalf of the entire board and management team, we would like to thank Mr. Faycal Salek for his valuable contributions and wish him success in his new endeavors.”
About Relevium Technologies
Relevium is a publicly traded company that operates in the health and wellness industry, including legal cannabis, with a primary focus on online distribution. The principal business of the Company is the identification, evaluation, acquisition and operation of brands and businesses in the health and wellness markets and medical cannabis. The Company pursues its business strategy through an acquisition and partnership model in a holistic approach to encompass a wide range of health and wellness consumer products. Relevium operates through two wholly owned subsidiaries:
BGX E-Health LLC (BGX), based in Orlando, Florida, markets dietary supplements, nutraceuticals, sports nutrition and cosmeceuticals primarily through its Bioganix® brand portfolio in the US and Europe. Relevium’s premium brands are sold at some of the world’s largest retailers including Walmart.com and Amazon.com.
Biocannabix Health Corporation (BCX), based in Montreal, Quebec, is a biopharma nutraceutical company focused on delivering pediatric endo-medicinal nutraceuticals for cannabinoid therapy. The Company has an international ecosystem and footprint that ensures vertical integration from phyto-genetics through clinical validation and eventual commercialization of its products.
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RELEVIUM TECHNOLOGIES INC.
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