TORONTO, Canada/MEDELLÍN, Colombia (February 1, 2017) — PharmaCielo Ltd. is pleased to congratulate board of directors member Carlos Manuel Uribe and PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S. board member Luis Carlos Uribe for being recognized by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) with the Grower of the Year award, in their leadership capacity with Flores El Capiro S.A.
Flores El Capiro S.A. is the world’s largest exporter of flowers by sea freight and one of the top three largest growers of chrysanthemums in the world. The award recognizes the company’s leadership in sea freight logistics, delivering cut flowers to its customers around the world through its innovative packaging. The company’s 1,800 employees produce 150 million top-quality chrysanthemum stems per year, grown in Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia.
“PharmaCielo is honoured to have both Carlos Manuel and Luis Carlos associated with our boards of directors, and this prestigious recognition exemplifies the experience and talent of the Colombian flower industry with which we are partners,” said company president and CEO Patricio Stocker.
“The willingness of Colombia’s leading growers and exporters of cut flowers to apply their expertise, as demonstrated by Luis Carlos Uribe and Carlos Manuel Uribe, is a key element in PharmaCielo’s overall strategy of working with contract growers to develop rapidly scalable, large-volume cultivation of cannabis for oil extracts processing,” added Federico Cock-Correa, CEO of PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S.
In its award of this recognition to Flores El Capiro the jury praised the company for its leadership on the world stage with its sea-freight program. PharmaCielo looks forward to both directors continuing to contribute that innovation and leadership to our objective of bringing medicinal-grade cannabis oil extracts and related products to the world.
About PharmaCielo Ltd.
PharmaCielo Ltd. is a global company privately held and headquartered in Canada, with a focus on processing and supplying 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., headquartered at its Nursery and Propagation Centre located in Rionegro, Colombia.
The boards of directors and executive teams of both PharmaCielo and PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings 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 will play in building a sustainable business in the medical cannabis industry, and the company, together with its directors and executives, has built a compelling business plan focused on supplying the international marketplace.
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