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Directors and Officers

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Directors and Officers

Dan Jeffries, Chair, Independent Director

Dan Jeffries is currently Chief Operating Officer at Gibbons Hospitality Group and was formerly Director – Customer Operations at Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada. Dan has worked across many functions within Coca-Cola Canada, and most recently he has led Distribution & Fleet for all Distribution Centers across the country. Prior to this role, he was the V.P. of Operations for Western Canada overseeing the Warehouse, Distribution and Fleet teams. Before moving to the logistics side of the business, Dan had many years in Sales & General Management including leading the Lower Mainland team for five years.

Brian Budd, Independent Director, Chair Audit Committee

Brian Budd has served as a director of a number of public company boards and is a current director of Graphite One Resources Inc. (TSXV: GPH) and Siyata Mobile Inc. (TSXV: SIM). He is managing director of Live Well Exercise Clinic since September 2017, was Director and President of North Country Gold Corp. from February 2014 to May 2015 (formerly listed on the TSXV until its acquisition by in September 2015) and Director and Chief Executive Officer of Altiplano Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: APN) until July 2014. He has extensive management and corporate development background with several years of entrepreneurial and sales leadership experience in the high tech and resource industries. Brian served as a director of sales for the Canadian division of a multi-billion dollar software company from 2000 to 2009, assisting in the areas of penetrating new markets, hiring and developing sales teams, implementing sales techniques and strategies, and building pipeline.

Michael (Myke) Clark, Independent Director, Chair Compensation and Nominating Committee

Myke Clark brings more than 20 years of media, public affairs, and marketing experience with a variety of public and private companies. He has held senior public affairs, branding, and strategic communications roles in the natural resource and project development industry. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Solar Alliance Energy Inc., an issuer listed on the TSXV. Myke was formerly SVP Business Development for Finavera Wind Energy (now known as Solar Alliance Energy Inc.). Myke also spent more than 10 years as a journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and other news organizations.

John Sexton Abrams, Chief Executive Officer, President

John is a digital supply chain veteran, bringing more than two decades of experience building high-volume, consumer-relevant digital supply chains in regulated and globally distributed industries. His work with brands including the McDonald’s Corp. and Cardinal Health helped reduce cost, improve processes and transform the customer experience on a global scale.

Darren Battersby, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary

Darren has held key roles in a number of growing and developing companies in the public sector with a focus on the financing, structuring and operating of growing companies, spanning across a variety of industries including software development, entertainment and high tech. He is also currently the Chief Financial Officer at Network Media Group (NTE.V) and ProSmart Enterprises (PROS.V) and has previously held the CFO position at Rainmaker Entertainment ( RNK.TO) and OneMove Technologies Inc. (OM.V). Darren holds a BBA from Simon Fraser University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant through the British Columbia Institute.