BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT 

The board’s fundamental objectives are to enhance and preserve long-term shareholder value, ensuring that the Company meets all of its
obligations on an ongoing basis, while overseeing the activities of management and to make certain that it operates in a reliable and safe manner.

JOEL HERNANDEZ-DEBELLEFEUILLE

President, CEO, Director & Co-Founder Marianna Naturals

Mr. Joel Hernandez-DeBellefeuille is an experienced entrepreneur, businessman and founder of Just3 (www.just3.ca) ; a boutique consulting firm providing strategic business solutions for private and public companies. He is the founder of www.bullstocks.ca a digital media site that raises awareness for publicly-traded companies and www.roadshows.ca a firm that organizes corporate roadshows in Montreal, Toronto & Vancouver introducing public companies to some of Canada's most influential investors and banking professionals. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Primo Nutraceuticals a public company listed on the CSE. Hernandez-DeBellefeuille has an independent role as VP of Corporate Development for a leading cannabis co-packing and manufacturing facility. Mr. Hernandez-DeBellefeuille’s responsibility is for consulting brands on the development of various types of premium CBD products (beverages, gel caps, edibles, waters, lotions, creams & topicals); as well as solidifying strategic partnerships, while ensuring the early growth of the company helping with  marketing and capital raises. He is a strong advocate for Human Rights and has appeared in and been featured on Global Television, CBC News, CJAD, The Montréal Gazette,
The Canadian Press, CTV News, 98.5FM with Bénoit Dutrizac, The Aaron Rand Show, Newstalk Radio with Co-host Sharman Yarnell, La Presse, The Huffington Post, The Globe & Mail, Vice; as well as a sitting as a professional panelist for an accredited law class at McGill University.

HEATHER MARIANNA

Chairwoman, Director & Co-Founder Marianna Naturals & Founder of Beauty Kitchen

Ms. Heather Marianna, a skilled entrepreneur, has successfully grown and managed all operations of the business, always profitably, and with zero debt. Ms. Marianna sky rocketed to popularity with the launch of her Beauty Kitchen YouTube series in 2012 where she showcased simple, do-it-yourself beauty recipes made with common kitchen household ingredients. Ms. Marianna starred on Bravo’s luxury-travel series, “Tour Group” in 2015 and was featured on Oxygen’s “My Super Shopping Addiction” in addition to appearing on several episodes of MTV’s “Teen Mom OG.”

SHERYL DHILLON

Corporate Secretary

Ms. Sheryl Dhillon is a highly experienced corporate secretary with over fifteen years of experience. She has extensive knowledge of corporate governance, as well as strong management skills and excellent corporate communications. Ms. Dhillon acts as Corporate Secretary for several TSXV and CSE listed companies. 

SETH BAYLES

US Corporate Counsel

Mr. Seth Bayles is a Corporate Attorney with over ten years experience practicing in the areas of finance, technology, and commercial contracts. He has negotiated and drafted complex commercial, SaaS, vendor, channel, and other technology-related agreements. He has his B.A. in Economics and History from Brandeis University, his J.D. from the Emory University School of Law, and his LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

REGULATORY & COMPLIANCE TEAM

MARTIN WANG

Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs, PH.D, Advisor

Dr. Martin Wang has been actively involved in the regulatory compliance and research and development of phytopharmaceuticals and nutraceutical products in the past 20 years. He is an expert in the licensing of Canada NHP and US FDA botanical drug IND or food supplement as well as China SFDA novel drug applications. Prior to PLC, Dr. Wang worked as the Director of Regulatory affairs for Pegasus Pharmaceutical Group Inc. Dr. Wang also has extensive experience in novel drug research from screening natural products as drug candidates to translational studies of investigational drugs as well as formulation, pilot-scale development, chromatographic fingerprinting profiles of finished botanical products, and quality control. He was a Research Associate in the Cross Cancer Institute of University of Alberta and a Senior Analyst in the Division of Food and Natural Health Product (NHP), ALS Laboratory Group, Edmonton. Before coming to Canada, Dr. Wang was an Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China. Concurrently he also served as the Deputy Director of the Jiangsu Provincial Centre for Quality Control of Chinese Medicine. Dr. Wang received his doctoral degree from the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China and finished his post-doctoral research in the Institute of Natural Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan and then in Jinling Pharmaceutical Company, Nanjing, China.  Dr. Wang has over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and 3 patents of novel botanical drugs in China.

JAMES CAO

MSc. MBA , CFA , Advisor

Mr. James Cao graduated from the University of British Columbia with a MBA and Shanghai JIaotong University with a Master of Science. Before moving to Canada, Mr. Cao managed an investment portfolio for a large holding company based in Shanghai China. He was also involved several start-up companies in IT, Advertising and retail industry. Starting from 2002, Mr. Cao began to work as Finance Manager and later General Manager for a nutraceutical company based in Richmond BC. In 2013, Mr. Cao set up PLC Health Solutions Inc. as founder and President. Mr. Cao has almost 20 years of experience in nutraceutical industry and 30 year of experience in corporate management.