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Jamieson Wellness Inc. Appoints Angela Holtham to Board of Directors

August 31, 2017

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jamieson Wellness Inc. (“Jamieson Wellness” or the “Company”) (TSX:JWEL), Canada’s number one manufacturer and marketer of branded vitamins, minerals and supplements, announced today that Angela Holtham has been appointed to the Jamieson Wellness Board of Directors and will serve as the Chair of the Audit Committee, effective September 1, 2017.

Ms. Holtham has over 35 years of experience supporting finance functions, operations, intellectual property portfolio management and mergers and acquisitions across various roles within the health and wellness and consumer products industries. She spent eight years as CFO of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), where she was responsible for overseeing traditional finance functions including financial reporting, planning and budgeting, internal auditing, capital planning, and managing debt and working capital. Ms. Holtham also held a number of financial positions over a 19-year career with the $1 billion Canadian subsidiary of Nabisco Inc., rising to Senior Vice President and CFO in 1997.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ms. Holtham to our Board of Directors,” said David Williams, Chairman of Jamieson Wellness Inc. “Her deep knowledge and extensive experience in finance and corporate governance at major international corporations will be instrumental as we look to continue to drive growth in our business and build long-term value for our shareholders.”

Over her many years in financial leadership roles, in addition to overseeing the finance functions, Ms. Holtham led SickKids’ commercial services operations including their Shoppers Drug Mart and Tim Hortons franchises. She also oversaw the finance functions for Nabisco Canada, as well as the management of a pension master trust with assets in excess of $400 million and was actively engaged in the integration of the company following its acquisition by Kraft Foods, Inc. in 2000. She currently serves on the Boards of Oncolytics Biotech, Inc., Ontario Financing Authority and Compute Canada.

“I’m honored to join the Board of Jamieson Wellness and look forward to collaborating with some of the brightest leaders in the health and wellness industry,” said Ms. Holtham. “Through the growth and expansion of its offerings over recent years combined with a recent successful initial public offering, the Company is well positioned for growth, and I look forward to helping support its success for years to come.”

Ms. Holtham obtained a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo in 1972, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto in 1982. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, a Fellow of the Certified Management Accountants of Canada, and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

About Jamieson Wellness

Jamieson Wellness is dedicated to improving the world's health and wellness with its portfolio of innovative natural health brands. Established in 1922, Jamieson Vitamins is the Company's heritage brand and Canada's #1 consumer health brand. Jamieson Wellness manufactures and markets sports nutrition products and specialty supplements under its Progressive, Precision and Iron Vegan brands. The Company also markets products by Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions (LVHS), the #1 women's natural health focused brand in Canada. For more information please visit

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