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Tetra Bio-Pharma Appoints Richard Giguère Chief Executive Officer of Tetra Natural Health


ORLEANS, Ontario, Oct. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc., a leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and development (TSX VENTURE: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF), today announced the appointment of Richard Giguère to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Tetra Natural Health Inc. a newly created, wholly owned subsidiary of Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc.

Mr. Giguère has more than 20 years’ experience in national sales and marketing in the pharmaceutical industry. During his career, he has held numerous business development, management and negotiation positions and launched several new products on the Canadian market. He has worked for several pharmaceutical companies in sectors such as generics, branded products and medical devices. He has also worked with OTC, natural products and original medications. Richard is recognized for his deep ethical sense, respect of others and talent for developing long-term business relationships. Over the past 10 years, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of the companies for which he worked.

“Richard has demonstrated his ability as a company builder which will prove crucial in his role as Chief Executive Officer of Tetra Natural Health,” stated Dr. Guy Chamberland, CEO and CSO of Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc.  “He has begun preparing Tetra Natural Health as a wholly owned subsidiary of Tetra Bio-Pharma with the intentions of creating a market leader in the wellness sector of the cannabis market.”

“I am honored by this appointment as well by the confidence that Tetra Bio-Pharma has shown in me,” said Richard Giguère, CEO of Tetra Natural Health Inc. “As the CEO of Tetra Natural Health, I am excited and deeply committed to lead the operations of Tetra Natural Health with my colleagues through the next stages of development and success. Tetra has a sound business model, and there are several significant opportunities for Tetra Natural Health to grow and commercialize innovative natural health products. I am committed to exploiting the development of this huge potential market in the natural health sector.”

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Tetra Bio-Pharma (TSX-V: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF) is a biopharmaceutical leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and development with a Health Canada approved, and FDA reviewed, clinical program aimed at bringing novel prescription drugs and treatments to patients and their healthcare providers. The Company has several subsidiaries engaged in the development of an advanced and growing pipeline of Bio Pharmaceuticals, Natural Health and Veterinary Products containing cannabis and other medicinal plant-based elements. With patients at the core of what we do, Tetra Bio-Pharma is focused on providing rigorous scientific validation and safety data required for inclusion into the existing bio pharma industry by regulators, physicians and insurance companies.

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