Abattis Announces Appointment Guy Dancosse, Q.C. to Board of Directors

Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (the “Company” or “Abattis”) (ATTBF) (CSE:ATT), a specialty biotechnology company focused on cultivating, licensing, and marketing proprietary ingredients, bio-similar compounds, equipment, and consulting services to North American medicinal markets, today announced that Guy Dancosse, Q.C. has agreed to join the Board effective immediately as an independent Director.

Guy P. Dancosse, Q.C. has extensive experience in arbitration, negotiation and mediation, nationally and internationally, in many areas of business, including the public sector. He has appeared before Courts of all jurisdictions in Canada. He acted as counsel in commercial arbitration, both nationally and internationally (International Chamber of Commerce). He also served as Arbitrator in commercial cases in Canada. Finally, he acted as counsel, and as party appointed Arbitrator in Labour and Employment matters across Canada, and in the United States.

He was part of Canadian Task Forces and Inquiry Commissions (Pilotage in the St. Lawrence River and Native Land Claims), and also headed World Bank and African Development Bank missions with mandates to review and recommend reforms to the legal and judicial systems of countries in Africa (Tanzania – Chad).

He served in the Canadian Foreign Service as a foreign service officer posted in Washington, D.C. and worked at General Dynamics’ legal department (Canadair and Flextrack Nodwell) on their international aircraft sales programs.?

He has undergone post-graduate training in mediation and arbitration at Harvard University, Boston, and is a member of the Advisory Board for Groupe Ocean Inc. and the Board of Directors for the Royal Canadian Mint. He is also a member of the Canadian Arbitration Committee of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris). He has completed the Directors Education Program jointly developed by the Institute of Corporate ?Directors (ICD) and the Rotman School of Management to help board directors clarify their mission and fully exercise their leadership potential as a Board member, at Rotman School of Management in Toronto.

Abattis CEO Mike Withrow commented, “We are delighted to welcome Guy to the Board of Abattis. He speak three languages is knowledge in International Law, and has a strong local and International network which are huge assets he brings as we endeavor to obtain a Licensed Producer status on the Botanical Drug facility in Montmagne Quebec.”

The Company is pleased to announce that, in compliance with the Company’s option plan, the Company has granted 100,000 incentive stock options to certain directors and 50,000 shares at a price of $0.33.

About Abattis Bioceuticals Corp.

Abattis is a specialty biotechnology company with capabilities through its wholly owned subsidiaries of cultivating, licensing and marketing proprietary ingredients, bio-similar compounds, patented equipment and consulting services to medicinal markets in North America. The Company is positioned to capitalize on the fast growing trend toward marijuana legalization in the United States and for medicinal use in Canada and international jurisdictions, by supplying and partnering with companies to employ its mass cultivation systems, extraction equipment/technology, and strategic marketing support to licensed growers. The Company also has an extensive pipeline of high-quality products and intellectual property for the rapidly expanding botanical drug market. We follow strict standard operating protocols, and adhere to the applicable laws of Canada and foreign jurisdictions. For more information, visit the Company’s website at: www.abattis.com.


“Mike Withrow”
Michael Withrow, President & CEO

For further information, contact the Company’s CEO, Michael Withrow at (778) 896-6536 or at news@abattis.com.



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