SOURCE: Lightlake Therapeutics

April 17, 2012 10:32 ET

Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. Appoints New Board Member

LONDON--(Marketwire - Apr 17, 2012) - Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. (OTCBB: LLTP) (the "Company" or "Lightlake"), an early stage biopharmaceutical company developing modern addiction treatments based on its expertise using opioid antagonists, announced today that it has appointed Kevin A. Pollack to the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Pollack is a Managing Director at Paragon Capital, an investment firm based in New York City, and also the President of Short Hills Capital LLC, a FINRA broker-dealer based in New York City. He previously specialized in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions at Banc of America Securities, and he also practiced corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions law at Sidley Austin (formerly Brown & Wood), a global law firm. Mr. Pollack graduated magna cum laude from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and holds J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Vanderbilt University, where he graduated with Beta Gamma Sigma honors.

"I am absolutely delighted to join Lightlake's Board," said Mr. Pollack. "The Company's highly experienced management team, cutting edge research in addiction treatment and strong patent portfolio position Lightlake extremely well for future growth, and I look forward to utilizing my biopharmaceutical, business, finance, legal and public markets expertise to enhance the value of the Company."

About Lightlake Therapeutics Inc.

Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. is a developing biopharmaceutical company aiming to build a platform of biopharmaceutical solutions to common addictions and related disorders. Currently, the Company is focused on providing a safe, effective and simple treatment for patients who are obese or overweight as a result of Binge Eating Disorder in addition to those patients suffering from Bulimia Nervosa. Lightlake recently acquired patents that will allow it to widen its product pipeline to address patients with addictions to opioid painkillers, methadone, cocaine and amphetamine. The Company anticipates launching a development program for each of these purposes in the future.

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