Thomas Bedford of Jamieson Wellness Inc. Elected to Canadian Health Food Association Board of Directors

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May 03, 2018 08:30 am

Jamieson Wellness Inc. (“Jamieson Wellness” or the “Company”) (TSX:JWEL), Canada’s number one manufacturer and marketer of branded vitamins, minerals and supplements, announced today that Thomas Bedford, the company’s Senior Vice President, Health Food has been elected as a Director of the Board of the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA).

“I am proud to have been selected to serve on the CHFA Board of Directors,” said Mr. Bedford. “It is an exciting time in the natural health products industry and the CHFA is at the forefront of leading the movement. I look forward to using my knowledge and expertise to assist the CHFA in their efforts to further the advancement of natural health products for the health and wellness of Canadians.”

As a member of the board, Mr. Bedford will be responsible for working with his fellow directors to provide leadership and oversight of the activities of the Association and will strive to represent the interests of members and the broader community. He will be a member of both the Audit and Governance & Nominating Committees.

Formed in 1964 from a grassroots community of health food pioneers, CHFA is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products representing over 1,000 member businesses across Canada. The current CHFA Board of Directors represents a wealth of experience and diverse insights from across the natural health industry. Mr. Bedford, who joins eight fellow directors on the board, will serve a three-year term.

“We’re so pleased to welcome Mr. Bedford to the CHFA board of directors,” said Helen Long, President, CHFA. “His extensive experience in the natural health industry will be invaluable as we continue to support and promote the manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and importers of natural health and organic products here in Canada.”

About Jamieson Wellness

Jamieson Wellness is dedicated to improving the world's health and wellness with its portfolio of innovative natural health brands. Established in 1922, Jamieson is the Company's heritage brand and Canada's #1 consumer health brand. Jamieson Wellness manufactures and markets sports nutrition products and specialty supplements under its Progressive, Precision and Iron Vegan brands. The Company also markets products by Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions (LVHS), the #1 women's natural health focused brand in Canada. In 2017, Jamieson Wellness was named one of the top ten most reputable companies in Canada. For more information please visit

About The Canadian Health Food Association

The Canadian Health Food Association is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products. The natural health product industry contributes $3 billion, and the organic product industry contributes another $4 billion to the Canadian economy. CHFA is committed to promoting and protecting both. Formed in 1964 from a grassroots community of health food pioneers, CHFA now represents over 1,000 member businesses across Canada. Members include manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and importers of natural and organic products. These can include foods, vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal products, homeopathics, sports nutrition products, health and beauty aids and more. CHFA is proud to represent each one.

ICR for Jamieson Wellness
Mary Nelson, 646-277-1219
[email protected]
Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA)
Whitney Binns, 416-497-6939
Director of Communications
[email protected]

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