RavenQuest Announces Core Members of Operational Team

Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RavenQuest BioMed Inc. (the “Company” or “RavenQuest”) - (CSE:RQB) is pleased to announce the appointment of five core members of its operational team.  The following key individuals will report directly to CEO, George Robinson:

Bill Robinson (no relation) will lead the Company’s efforts in Government/Indigenous Relations and Strategic Partnerships. In this newly created and important role, Mr. Robinson's mandate will be to identify, cultivate and deepen trusting relationships with Federal and Provincial government bodies – Indigenous Peoples or otherwise - as well as to foster mutually beneficial partnerships with select Indigenous Peoples across Canada, specific to the legal production and sale of cannabis.

Benilda Sable will oversee the Company’s unparalleled Quality Assurance and Compliance standards.  Benil brings to the Company her expertise from the food, hemp and medical marijuana industries especially with Health Canada, the Government of Canada’s primary front-line inspection agency in Canada’s cannabis sector.  Ms. Sable’s experience will be invaluable in ensuring the Company consistently maintains and surpasses the rigorous quality and compliance guidelines set out by Health Canada.

Noel Avila will act as the Company’s direct conduit to newly acquired Alberta Green Biotech.  Noel oversees all aspects of the construction, licensing and completion of the 35,500 square foot production facility in Edmonton, Alberta, slated for completion in mid-2018.

Jason Morris is responsible for the Company's Service Delivery and overall Project Management.  Jason oversees delivery of security technology, automated horticultural systems and patient management software to the Company’s diverse list of clients.  Much of the Company’s research and business development activities fall under Jason's responsibility.

David Cross, CPA, CGA brings 20 years of public practise as a CPA to the Company and will act as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer.

Marla Ritchie brings 25 years’ experience in public markets and will act as the Company’s Corporate Secretary, overseeing all aspects of the Company’s administrative, filing and regulatory requirements pertaining to public company status and trading on the CSE.

“Our organization is fortunate in our ability to field a team of individuals with such an impressive depth of knowledge and experience in each of their respective areas of expertise,” stated George Robinson, RavenQuest’s CEO.

About RavenQuest Biomed Inc.

RavenQuest Biomed Inc. is a diversified publicly traded cannabis company with divisions focused upon cannabis production, management services & consulting and specialized research & development.

For further details on the Company readers are referred to the Company's web site (www.rqbglobal.com) and its Canadian regulatory filings on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of

"George Robinson"
Chief Executive Officer

For further information, please contact: 
Mathieu McDonald, Corporate Communications

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