Biotechnology company and global drug delivery platform innovator Lexaria Bioscience (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) today announced the appointment of Brian Quigley to its board of directors. Quigley most recently spent 16 years at Altria Group, seven of which were spent as president and CEO for U.S. Smokeless Tobacco and Nu-Mark, Altria’s innovation company, during the time that the existing Lexaria and Altria business relationship was negotiated. Quigley is a 20-year Consumer Packaged Goods veteran with a background of managing complex regulatory environments including for novel and innovative nicotine products, and holds additional deep experience with operations and marketing. “Lexaria continues to build towards its role as one of the world’s leading reduced harm nicotine delivery companies and we welcome Brian’s expertise,” Lexaria Chairman of the Board Chris Bunka said in the news release. “His years of regulatory, product launch, and Fortune-500 corporate experience will be an invaluable asset to Lexaria as we expand our presence in reduced-harm nicotine products around the world.”
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About Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
Lexaria Bioscience Corp. has developed and out-licenses its disruptive delivery technology that promotes healthier ingestion methods, lower overall dosing and higher effectiveness of lipophilic active molecules. Lexaria has multiple patents pending in over 40 countries around the world and has patents granted in the USA and in Australia for utilization of its DehydraTECH(TM) delivery technology. Lexaria’s technology provides increases in intestinal absorption rates; more rapid delivery to the bloodstream; and important taste-masking benefits, for orally administered bioactive molecules including cannabinoids, vitamins, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), nicotine and other molecules. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.LexariaBioscience.com.
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