VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 24, 2021 /CNW/ - Sunniva Inc. ("Sunniva", the "Company") (CSE: SNN) (OTC Pink Sheets: SNNVF) announced today that it has appointed Norman Valz to its Board of Directors to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Luke Stanton and Todd R. Patrick in 2020. Mr. Valz will hold office until the next annual general meeting of shareholders of the Company.

Mr Valz practices law in Philidelphia and New York  in the areas of commercial litigation, securities, corporate governance and international business transactions. He has counselled  and served as an officer in technology startups for over 30 years. His primary current role is acting as General Counsel for Matrix Venture  Capital Management Inc. 

"We are very pleased to appoint Mr. Valz to Sunniva's board" said Dr. Anthony Holler,  the Company's Chairman, "His background and experience will undoubtedly provide valuable insights as we go through arbitration and restructuring the Company".

 Mr. Valz is a graduate of Kenyon College and received his J.D. from the University of South Carolina. 

In accordance with the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange (the "CSE"), the  CSE  will  be  reviewing  the  continued  listing  of  the  common  shares  of  the  Company. The common shares of the Company have been subject to a cease trade order since June 22, 2020 for failure to file certain financial documents (the "Cease Trade Order"). Trading of the shares will continue to be suspended until the CCAA process has been completed and the Cease Trade Order has been fully revoked.

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SOURCE Sunniva Inc.