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 Jason Tafler has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, and as a member of the Audit Committee, effective September 26, 2017.
Mr. Tafler has over 18 years of experience leading business strategy, development, operations and digital within the media, marketing services, technology, and telecommunications industries. Currently, Mr. Tafler is the Chief Executive Officer at Unyte Health Inc., a Toronto-based technology company he founded in 2017 that specializes in finding effective, evidence-based solutions in the natural health world for consumers.
From 2011-2016 he was Chief Digital Officer, followed by Executive Vice President, Customer Experience, at Rogers Communications in Toronto. In these roles, he led a 500-person team responsible for enterprise-wide customer experience and digital strategy, user experience and design, customer data and intelligence, and digital channels. He also oversaw a strategic program that leveraged new functionality, cross-channel collaboration and artificial intelligence to enhance digital engagement and self-service, leading to increased customer satisfaction and significant annual cost savings. Prior to Rogers, he was Chief Executive Officer of a leading U.S.-based digital advertising technology company.
“Mr. Tafler is a unique and dynamic addition to our Board of Directors,” said David Williams, Chairman of Jamieson Wellness Inc. “His extensive background and experience leading digital strategies and teams as well as his deep knowledge of the natural health world will be a great asset as we strive to grow the digital capabilities at Jamieson Wellness and make natural health easier for consumers to navigate.”
“Following a successful initial public offering, I am honored to join the Jamieson Wellness Board of Directors,” said Mr. Tafler. “The Company’s mission to improve the world’s health and wellness is inspiring and I look forward to working with the board to help achieve it.”
Mr. Tafler obtained an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from York University’s Schulich School of Business in 1998, and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2002. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation and a member of the Innovation Advisory Council at the Baycrest Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation, both in Toronto.
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 jamiesonwellness.com.
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