MONTREAL, QUEBEC - (Marketwired - April 2, 2014) - Liquid Nutrition Group Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LQD) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Johanne Brunet, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors effective immediately.
"Liquid Nutrition is a strong brand with important growth potential. This brand meets the expectations of consumers in search of a dynamic and healthy lifestyle. I am very pleased to be joining such a dedicated and vibrant team," said Johanne Brunet.
Johanne Brunet is an associate professor and the Chair of the Department of Marketing at HEC Montréal. She teaches executives, EMBA and MBA students. She is co-director of the Catalytic Mindset of the EMBA McGill -HEC Montreal. Her research interests lie in innovation, creativity, international marketing, strategic alliances and cultural industries as well as performance measurement and indicators. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from the University of Warwick, UK. She is an accountant (CPA-CGA) and also holds an MBA from HEC Montreal. She has a diploma in governance from the College des administrateurs de sociétés (CAS). Before joining HEC Montréal, Professor Brunet worked in the media industry for organizations such as the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and TV5 Americas.
Professor Brunet serves on various boards of directors, such as the SAQ (Société des alcools du Québec), the SHDM (Société d'habitation et de développement de Montréal) and the Théâtre du Rideau vert. She is a member of the International Advisory Board at Regents' University in London and Magna Carta Business School in Oxford. She has served on a number of other committees and boards of directors in England. She has also served on the Board of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
In 1999, Professor Brunet received the Action femmes d'affaires award from the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal. She was selected as a finalist for the competition of Business Professor of the Year in 2013 by The Economist Magazine.
Professor Brunet is an Associate Member of Carmelle and Rémi Marcoux Chair in Arts Management at HEC Montréal. She has given many professional seminars in International Executive Education programs to several organizations in Canada, Europe, China and North Africa.
"We are extremely honoured to have an individual such as Johanne Brunet joining our Board of Directors. I believe that the company will benefit greatly from her extensive experience, as well as from her forward thinking and progressive views. As a lifestyle brand, Liquid Nutrition will be able to benefit from her deep knowledge of marketing and brand development. We welcome her and we look forward to working with her," stated Chantal Chamandy, President and Chief Marketing Officer.
Liquid Nutrition Group Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LQD) is a growing, hybrid retailer of functional beverages, fresh pressed juices, vitamins and supplements. Liquid Nutrition is committed to building a global brand in the health and wellness industry by bringing its healthy and delicious product offering to communities around the world. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Liquid Nutrition Franchising Corporation, LNGI currently has signed franchise agreements for 14 stores in Canada and the USA, as well as license agreements in the Bahamas and the Middle East. For store locations, business opportunities or more information, visit www.liquidnutrition.com.
Liquid Nutrition Group Inc.