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Agra Ventures Appoints David Grand as Director and Chair of Board of Directors


VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agra Ventures Ltd.(“AGRA”orthe“Company”)(CSE: AGRA)(OTC:AGFAF) (FRA:PU30), a growth-oriented and diversified company focused on the international cannabis industry, announces the resignation of Elise Coppens as Director and Chair of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. As a result of Ms. Coppens’ resignation, David Grand has been appointed as Director and Chair of the Board of the Company.

Mr. Grand was previously announced as being appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of AGRA, which became effective on July 1, 2022. He will continue to maintain that role in addition to becoming Director and Chair of the Company. Ms. Coppens will assist Mr. Grand with the transition into his expanded role and will remain involved with the Company as a consultant, the engagement of which is effective immediately and is for an initial term of one year.

Management Commentary

“I’m excited to be taking over leadership of AGRA as its new CEO and now also as its Chair of the Board of Directors. My first priority will be to lead the creation of a plan with the primary goal of putting the Company in a stronger financial position,” said David Grand, CEO, Director and Chair of the Board of AGRA. “I would like to thank Elise for facilitating a smooth transition and for passing along all of her insights gained from leading the Company since early last year. I also look forward to learning from AGRA’s employees and advisors, which is an essential process that has already begun,” added Mr. Grand.

AboutAgra Ventures Ltd.

Agra Ventures is a growth-oriented and diversified company focused on the international cannabis industry. The company is dedicated to the cultivation, distribution and marketing of high-quality cannabis and cannabis-infused products worldwide. Agra Ventures’ primary asset in Canada is Boundary Bay Cannabis located in Delta, BC, which is one of the largest cannabis greenhouse facilities focused on the cost-optimized cultivation of high-potency cannabis. Abroad, the company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Farmako GmbH, is focused on becoming Europe’s leading distributor of medical cannabis. Farmako currently has active product distribution operations in Germany and is fully licensed in the United Kingdom.

For more information about Agra Ventures, please visit and its profile page on SEDAR at

Nick Kuzyk, Investor Relations
T: (800) 783-6056



Exceptforstatementsofhistoricfactthisnewsreleasecontainscertain“forward-lookinginformation” within the meaning of applicable securities law. Forward-looking information isfrequentlycharacterizedbywordssuchas“plan”“expect”“project”“intend”“believe”“anticipate” “estimate” and other similar words or statements that certain events or conditions“may” or “will” occur. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates atthe date the statements are made and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and otherfactors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those anticipated in theforward-looking statements including but not limited to delays or uncertainties with regulatoryapprovalsincludingthatoftheCSE.Thereareuncertaintiesinherentinforward-lookinginformation including factors beyond the Company’s control. There are no assurances that thebusinessplansforAgra Ventures describedinthisnewsreleasewillcomeintoeffectonthe terms or time frame described herein. The Company undertakes no obligation to updateforward-looking information if circumstances or management’s estimates or opinions shouldchange except as required by law. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance onforward-looking statements. Additional information identifying risks and uncertainties that couldaffect financial results is contained in the Company’s filings with Canadian securities

SOURCE: Agra Ventures Ltd.

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