Mettrum Health Corp.

Mettrum Health Corp.

September 14, 2015 16:00 ET

Mettrum Executive Announcement: George Scorsis Appointed as President

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 14, 2015) - Mettrum Health Corp. ("Mettrum" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:MT)(TSX VENTURE:MT.WT), a vertically integrated health and wellness company focused on research, development, production and distribution of cannabis products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. George Scorsis as President of Mettrum, effective October 2, 2015.

Mr. Scorsis joined Red Bull in 2005 and served as President of Red Bull Canada since 2010. He was instrumental in restructuring the organization from a geographical and operational perspective and worked closely with Health Canada on the guidelines regulating the energy drink category. Prior to joining Red Bull, Mr. Scorsis worked with Bacardi Canada in an executive leadership capacity.

"George is a proven leader with over 15 years of experience in the heavily regulated beverage industry working for two of the world's best known brands, Red Bull and Bacardi," said Michael Haines, CEO of Mettrum. "His vast packaged goods experience and strong leadership skills are a great asset to Mettrum as we continue to grow our business and expand our product lines. We look forward to working closely with George during this exciting time and advancing our vision through meaningful growth and the establishment of Mettrum as a leading health and wellness brand."

About Mettrum Health Corp.

Mettrum Health Corp. is Tier 1 Industry Issuer listed on TSX Venture Exchange. Mettrum Ltd., the wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, is a Toronto-based company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario and a licensed producer under the MMPR, which came into effect on October 1, 2013. Mettrum received its first license to produce medical cannabis from Health Canada on November 1, 2013 and began production of medical cannabis on the same date at its first production facility in Bowmanville, Ontario. Mettrum received its second license from Health Canada on December 11, 2014 for its acquired Agripharm facility in Clearview, Ontario. With the Company's two licenses, Mettrum is a leading producer and vendor of medical marijuana under the MMPR system.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION: This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements" under applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; delay or failure to receive board, shareholder or regulatory approvals; and the results of operations. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company and Mettrum disclaim any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

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