Hydropothecary has appointed Nathalie Bourque to its Board of Directors. An expert in public affairs and communications for finance and capital markets, Ms. Bourque is currently a member of the boards of directors at Alimentation Couche-Tard, Héroux-Devtek and McGill University.

During her career, Ms. Bourque worked at CAE, where she was Vice President, public affairs and global communications for a decade. Before joining CAE, she was a partner at National public relations, where she did consulting with clients in biopharmaceutical, aerospace, finance, and entertainment. Presently, she is the Quebec Chair of Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

"Nathalie Bourque's extensive experience and expertise in public relations and communications, in Quebec, Canada and internationally, makes her a significant addition to Hydropothecary's Board of Directors. We are thrilled to have Ms. Bourque's insight and abilities as part of our team," said Sebastien St-Louis, CEO and co-founder of Hydropothecary.

"Joining Hydropothecary at a time when Canada is making history with the legalization of recreational cannabis is momentous for me. I am delighted to join a such a dynamic company whose vision, expertise and knowledge is shaping this industry's future," said Ms. Bourque.

Ms. Bourque adds more than 25 years of experience in financial oversight, corporate governance, reputation management, strategic communications, human resources and investor relations to Hydropothecary's Board of Directors.

The appointment is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

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