GATINEAU, Quebec, Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HEXO Corp. (“HEXO” or the “Company”) (TSX:HEXO) is pleased to announce that it has bolstered its leadership team by appointing Nick Davies as Vice-President of Marketing and Dominique Jones as Vice-President of Human Resources.

“I am pleased to welcome Nick and Dominique to our world-class leadership team,” said HEXO’s CEO and co-founder, Sébastien St-Louis. “Together, they have decades of experience in their given fields and will be instrumental as we execute our business plan and continue expanding throughout Canada, and beyond.”

Nick Davies is an accomplished marketing executive with over two decades of experience building trusted global brands and market-leading products. Having worked with Puma, Coleman, Virgin, and Corel, Nick has earned a reputation as an energetic marketing leader known for building high quality consumer experiences. As Executive Vice President at Corel, he held global P&L responsibility for the graphics and productivity division, and led the company’s expansion into new international markets. Nick is a graduate of the European Business School and holds an MBA from INSEAD.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the talented HEXO team, and to help build its brand reputation in Canada and beyond,” said Nick Davies, HEXO’s Vice-President of Marketing. “The company is well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities presented by cannabis legalization and establish itself as a leading consumer goods brand.”

Dominique Jones is joining the HEXO management team as Vice-President of Human Resources. She offers experience in leading organizations through periods of growth spanning six industries and three continents, along with a passion for coaching and team-building.

“HEXO is in the midst of an exciting time in the cannabis industry,” added Dominique Jones, HEXO’s Vice-President of Human Resources. “I look forward to continue building HEXO’s world-class team and maintaining the great company culture as we continue to expand across Canada and internationally.”

About HEXO Corp.

HEXO Corp. creates and distributes innovative, easy-to-use and easy-to-understand products to serve the Canadian cannabis market. One of the country’s lowest-cost producers, HEXO is rapidly increasing its production capacity in the lead up to the adult-use cannabis market. The Company currently operates with over 310,000 sq. ft. of production capacity with construction on another 1,000,000 sq. ft. expansion set to be complete by year end. HEXO will serve the adult-use market under the HEXO brand, while continuing to serve its medical cannabis clients through the well-known Hydropothecary brand.  

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