Amanda Galbraith, Principal at Navigator Joins the Board of Psyched Wellness
Toronto, Ontario, July 7, 2021– Psyched Wellness Ltd. (CSE:PSYC, OTCQB:PSYCF, FRANKFURT:5U9) (the “Company” or “Psyched”) a life sciences company focused on the production and distribution of artisanal functional and psychedelic mushrooms, is pleased to announce that Amanda Galbraith has been appointed to its Board of Directors to drive its communications strategy.
A trusted advisor to political leaders, CEOs, Board of Directors and executive teams, Amanda Galbraith is one of Canada’s foremost crisis communications and public affairs experts. Ms. Galbraith is currently a Principal at Navigator, Canada's leading high stakes public affairs firm, where she provides strategic counsel to private, public, and not for profit organizations, including those in the health, pharmaceutical, retail, finance and technology sectors. Over the past twenty years, Ms. Galbraith has held senior communications roles with the Prime Minister of Canada and Mayor of Toronto and has also worked as a journalist. A regular media contributor, Ms. Galbraith is also the host of Free For All Friday, a weekly national radio show in the iHeartRadio talk network.
Ms. Galbraith said: “I have had the opportunity to be at the centre of major political and regulatory decisions that have brought tremendous economic change and opportunity to the public throughout my career. The potential for functional and psychedelic mushrooms to address real health and wellness challenges underserviced by conventional medicine is transformative and something I am thrilled to be a part of. The product Psyched Wellness has begun to develop with Amanita shows tremendous promise, and I look forward to working with Jeff Stevens, the executive team, and the Board of Directors to move this product forward,” Ms. Galbraith stated.
Jeff Stevens, CEO of Psyched said: “I am thrilled to welcome Amanda to our team as a Director on the Board. Amanda’s wealth of experience in all things communications, coupled with her strong network of political and corporate contacts, will prove to be a great benefit to Psyched as we continue to move closer to commercialization of AME-1 derived consumer products,”
In connection with Ms. Galbraith joining the board, she will be issued 750,000 options, subject to board and exchange approvals. In addition to Ms. Galbraith’s option issuance, 250,000 options will be allocated to a consultant for his efforts.
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About Psyched Wellness Ltd.:
Psyched Wellness Ltd. is a Canadian-based health supplements company dedicated to the distribution of mushroom-derived products and associated consumer packaged goods. The Company’s objective is to create premium mushroom-derived products that have the potential to become a leading North American brand in the emerging functional food category. The Company is in the process of developing a line of Amanita muscaria-derived water-based extracts, teas and capsules designed to help with three health objectives: promote stress relief, relaxation and assist with restful sleeping.
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