TORONTO and RIONEGRO, Colombia, Dec. 2, 2020 /CNW/ – PharmaCielo Ltd. (“PharmaCielo” or the “Company“) (TSXV: PCLO), the Canadian parent of Colombia’s premier cultivator and producer of medicinal-grade cannabis oil, PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S. (“PharmaCielo Holdings“), today announced that the board of directors of the Company approved the grant of 200,000 stock options (“Stock Options“), each Stock Option being exercisable to acquire one common share of the Company (a “Common Share“) at a price of $1.11 per Common Share for a period of 10 years from the date of issuance, to Henning von Koss in connection with his appointment as Chief Executive Officer (the “Stock Option Grant“). The Stock Options vest immediately. The Stock Options and underlying Common Shares are subject to a four month hold period. Additionally, the Company amended the vesting terms of 333,333 Stock Options (the “Milestone Options“) granted to Henning von Koss on May 4, 2020 (the “Vesting Amendment“), each Milestone Option being exercisable to acquire one Common Share at a price of $1.02 per Common Share. Pursuant to the Vesting Amendment, the Milestone Options, originally scheduled to vest in May 2021, will now vest immediately. The Stock Option Grant and the Vesting Amendment are subject to the rules of the TSX Venture Exchange and the Company’s Stock Option Plan.
The Company further announced that, on November 20, 2020, David Attard and Scott Laitinen surrendered to the Company for cancellation and the Company cancelled 2,250,000 Stock Options and 500,000 Stock Options, respectively, each such Stock Option having an exercise price of $3.35 per Common Share.
PharmaCielo Ltd. (TSXV: PCLO, OTCQX: PCLOF) is a global company, headquartered in Canada, with a focus on ethical and sustainable processing and supplying of all natural, medicinal-grade cannabis oil extracts and related products to large channel distributors. PharmaCielo’s principal (and wholly owned) subsidiary is PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S., based at its cultivation and processing complex located in Rionegro, Colombia.
The board of directors and executive team of PharmaCielo are comprised of a diversely talented group of international business executives and specialists with relevant and varied expertise. PharmaCielo recognized the significant role that Colombia’s ideal location plays in building a sustainable business in the medical cannabis industry, and the Company, together with its directors and executives, is executing on a business plan focused on supplying the international marketplace.
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