March 1, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia: NatureBank Asset Management Inc. (“NatureBank” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: COO, Frankfurt: 9EA) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Slavica Leporis as Interim Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company, effective as of 1st March 2018. Mrs. Leporis is assuming the role of CFO from current CFO and Corporate Secretary Rosita Morandin, who is taking a maternity leave of absence. In addition CEO Phil Cull will be acting as Corporate Secretary while Ms. Morandin is on leave.
Mrs. Leporis has been with NatureBank since 2009, acting as Controller. Prior to NatureBank, Mrs. Leporis worked with the Ledcor Group of Companies as a Senior Accountant. She holds a degree in Economics and holds a Certified General Accountant designation.
NatureBank would also like announce that Oliver Hanke has stepped down from his role as Chief Investment Officer of NatureBank and CEO of Nature Ventures Inc. Mr. Hanke was instrumental in developing NatureBank’s sustainable agriculture investment model allowing the Company to direct outside funding into sustainable cocoa projects in the Dominican Republic.
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About NatureBank Asset Management Inc.
NatureBank specializes in advisory, technology and project investment services applied to sustainable commodities and ecological assets, with a primary focus on cocoa, timber and carbon. We provide our customers with a multidisciplinary approach to investing, managing risk, enhancing asset performance and securing commercial returns. While managing climate change risk, we improve livelihoods and sustainability in project regions. Through our advisory services team and our subsidiary companies, Offsetters and CO2OL, we help organizations understand, reduce and offset their climate impact. With offices in Vancouver, British Columbia; Portland, Oregon; Zurich, Switzerland and Bonn, Germany, our team has a global reach. Our team has worked with over 200 leading business organizations including Aimia, Vancity, lululemon athletica, Catalyst Paper, Harbour Air, HSE – Entega, and Shell Canada Limited. NatureBank is publicly listed company on the Toronto Venture Exchange (TSX-V:COO) and in Frankfurt:9EA. Please visit us at www.NatureBank.com.
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