Vancouver BC / NEWSWIRE / December 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Agrios Global Holdings Ltd. (CSE: AGRO) ("Agrios" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Wong as the Managing Director of the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Agrios Asia Holdings Limited.
Stephanie has more than 20 years of experience in direct investment, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. In her previous positions, she led the development of various businesses and acquisitions of operational assets which were eventually listed on Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Toronto stock exchanges.
As the Director of Group Business Development at Melco International Development Limited from 2006 to 2017, she spearheaded the Group's international business expansion. Prior to joining Melco, Stephanie was a Senior Business Development Manager at Hutchison Whampoa (China) Limited and a key member of their healthcare business development team. Stephanie has also worked for INVESCO Asia Limited and Arthur Andersen & Co. She is a graduate of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, with a major in Accountancy, and also has an MBA from Murdoch University in Australia.
Chris Kennedy President & CEO of Agrios stated, "Agrios Global Holdings is very pleased to have the benefit of Stephanie's diverse experience in business development to oversee operations of Agrios Asia."
About Agrios Global Holdings Ltd.
Agrios Global Holdings is a data analytics driven agriculture technology and services company advancing the latest innovations in indoor growing science. The Company owns, leases and manages properties and equipment for eco-sustainable agronomy and provides advisory services to support all aspects of aeroponic cultivation in the cannabis sector. Agrios is actively pursuing new opportunities to expand its portfolio of tenant growers and infrastructure assets in strategic licensed jurisdictions. Based in Vancouver, BC. Agrios is managed by a highly accomplished team of experienced industry and capital markets experts who are committed to the growth of the company.
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