Vancouver BC / NEWSWIRE / January 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Agrios Global Holdings Ltd. (CSE: AGRO) ("Agrios" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Lange as Chief Technical Officer, (the "CTO") of the Company.
Andrew studied Bioengineering and Genetics at the University of Iowa, and while still in school, he started his first company building bioreactors and custom aquariums. Since then, he has created and lead several successful companies in numerous industries including mechanical design, engineering, construction, real estate development, and biotechnology. Andrew has designed and engineered over 2 million square feet of fully automated indoor cultivation space. He is an authority on aeroponic cultivation in the cannabis sector and has applied his expertise to adapt aeroponic systems for the cultivation of numerous high value crops.
Chris Kennedy President & CEO of Agrios stated, "It has been a pleasure working with Andrew on a consulting basis to date, and we are very pleased to welcome Andrew as our full time CTO. Andrew's vast experience in aeroponics, design and engineering, and cultivation provides Agrios and our agronomy team with excellent long-term guidance allowing us to provide cutting edge technology and services to our valued clients."
The Company also announces that it has granted 1,250,000 stock options at a price of C$0.45 to consultants and employees of the Company to purchase an aggregate 1,250,000 common shares in the capital of the Company. 400,000 of those stock options are exercisable for a term of 5 years at an exercise price of C$0.45 per share and are subject to certain vesting conditions while 850,000 of those stock options are exercisable for a term of 2 years at an exercise price of C$0.45 per share and vest immediately. All stock options are granted in accordance with the terms of the Company's stock option plan and the policies of the CSE. The stock options granted are also subject to a four-month-and-a-day hold period from the date of grant in accordance with applicable securities laws.
About Agrios Global Holdings Ltd.
Agrios Global Holdings is a data analytics driven agriculture technology and services company advancing the latest innovations in indoor growing science. The Company owns, leases and manages properties and equipment for eco-sustainable agronomy and provides advisory services to support all aspects of aeroponic cultivation in the cannabis sector. Agrios is actively pursuing new opportunities to expand its portfolio of tenant growers and infrastructure assets in strategic licensed jurisdictions. Based in Vancouver, BC. Agrios is managed by a highly accomplished team of experienced industry and capital markets experts who are committed to the growth of the company.
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