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Jamieson Wellness Inc. Appoints New Board Director

June 29, 2023

Former retail executive brings grocery channel experience to the Company’s Board of Directors

Jamieson Wellness Inc. (“Jamieson Wellness” or the “Company”) (TSX: JWEL), announced today the appointment of François Vimard to the Company’s Board of Directors.

“I am very pleased to welcome Mr. Vimard to our Board of Directors,” said Tim Penner, Board Chair. “Mr. Vimard’s deep retail background and experience shaping the Canadian grocery landscape will help Jamieson reach new heights as the leading vitamin, mineral, and supplement brand. Mr. Vimard also brings important financial and technological experience that will benefit our strategic plans as we look to expedite our growth on the global stage.”

Mr. Vimard is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 30 years of grocery retail experience, including 22 years at Empire Company, one of Canada’s leading grocery companies. During his tenure at Empire, Mr. Vimard served as Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2014, and was appointed interim President and Chief Executive Officer in 2016, a position which he held until his retirement from the company in 2017. Mr. Vimard is a seasoned board member who currently serves as chair of the Board of Kruger Products Inc., Canada’s leading manufacturer of tissue products which is publicly traded as KP Tissue Inc. (KPT.TO). He also serves on the boards of GS1 Canada, a not-for-profit company that manages global barcode standards, and Andrew Peller LTD (ADW.B), a Canadian-based winery company. He previously served on the board for Market GoodFood (FOOD), a consumer-focused meal kit delivery company.

“I am proud to be joining the Jamieson Wellness Board of Directors,” said Mr. Vimard. “From my years of working closely with CPG partners in the grocery channel, I am confident that I can bring valuable insights to help Jamieson continue to build its global growth story. Jamieson is an extraordinary Canadian company with a longstanding positive reputation and an exciting future ahead. I look forward to contributing to the Board and making a positive impact for all stakeholders.”

Mr. Vimard’s appointment to the Jamieson Wellness Board of Directors is effective as of July 1, 2023. He will also serve as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee.

About Jamieson Wellness Inc.

Jamieson Wellness is dedicated to improving the world's health and wellness with its portfolio of innovative natural health brands. Established in 1922, Jamieson is the Company's heritage brand and Canada's #1 consumer health brand. Jamieson Wellness also offers a variety of VMS products under its youtheory, Progressive, Smart Solutions, Iron Vegan and Precision brands. The Company is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business. For more information please visit

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Ruth Winker
Jamieson Wellness

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