Liht Cannabis names new independent director and chairman
15 March 2019 -

Liht Cannabis Corporation (CSE: LIHT) (OTCQX: LIHTF), a publicly traded company investing in the medical and recreational cannabis space, has named Marcel LeBlanc as independent director and chairman of the company's Board, to replace Linda Sampson, who is to temporarily withdraw from the board with immediate effect, it was reported yesterday.

LeBlanc is VP of Operations and co-founder of NorCan Electric since 2005. Capturing a significant presence in the unparalleled oil and gas industry of Fort McMurray, NorCan is an electrical and instrumentation provider, employing approximately 700 people. The company says that LeBlanc has a record of achievement and demonstrated successes, driving multi-million dollar revenue growth by designing and executing operational procedures and methodologies with a focus towards cost control, asset utilisation and value creation.

Linda Sampson, co-founder of the company, said, 'Mr LeBlanc will significantly enhance the board by focusing on efficiencies, growth, sustainability, risk management and compliance. He has provided visionary leadership in highly competitive markets. These attributes will be a major benefit to the growth of the Company as we move forward.'