Organic Garage Announces Addition to Its Board of Directors
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--Organic Garage Ltd. (TSXV:OG) (“ Organic Garage ” or the “ Company ”), an independent organic and natural foods grocery chain, is pleased to announce the appointment of Micheal Lovsin to the Company’s board of directors.
Micheal Lovsin is an accomplished executive with more than 35 years of experience in retail, including natural foods, pharmacy, product development, regulatory affairs, food safety and quality management systems for both corporate and national brands. Micheal recently headed the reinvention of the brand strategy for Coles Supermarkets (ASX: COL), Australia’s second largest supermarket. Previous experiences include executive roles at Loblaws (TSX: L) as SVP Health & Wellness and SVP Loblaw Brands, ULTA Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) as VP Merchandising, and Shoppers Drug Mart as VP Category Management. Micheal is currently a board member of Greenspace Brands (TSXV: JTR) as well as New Era Nutrition.
“Micheal is a great fit for our board,” commented Matt Lurie, President and CEO of Organic Garage. “His leadership experience with Loblaws, Shoppers Drug Mart and Coles Supermarkets will be a great benefit to our Company as we continue to grow. We are excited about utilizing Micheal’s vast knowledge of the grocery industry as we look to execute on our strategic vision and evaluate the numerous opportunities being presented to us.”
About Organic Garage Ltd.
Organic Garage (TSXV:OG) is one of Canada’s leading independent organic grocers and is committed to offering its customers a wide selection of healthy and natural products at everyday affordable prices. The company’s stores are in prime retail locations designed to give customers an inclusive, unique and value-focused grocery shopping experience. Founded in 2005 by a fourth-generation grocer, Organic Garage is headquartered in Toronto and operates a highly efficient supply chain through its centralized distribution centre. The company is focused on continuing to expand its retail footprint within the Greater Toronto Area. For more information please visit the Organic Garage website at www.organicgarage.com.
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