Caroline Lavoie Appointed to Director of Corporate Affairs

Published: September 27, 2018

Caroline Lavoie Appointed to Director of Corporate Affairs

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. announced the appointment of Caroline Lavoie as Director of Corporate Affairs for the company. Caroline brings over 13 years of successful public affairs and senior management experience in cannabis, finance, and manufacturing to her new role. Most recently, Caroline was a Senior Consultant at National Public Relations where she led the cannabis practice for the Montreal office and advised key players of the Canadian cannabis sector as well as several large companies in Canada and the U.S. in a variety of sectors.

Caroline holds degrees from both McGill University and the Institut d’Études Politiques in Paris and has a master’s degree in public policy. In her role, Caroline will provide leadership in the development of Neptune’s public affairs strategy, direct issues and communications through cannabis industry associations, and manage relations with Quebec and Canadian governments.

“We are very pleased to have Caroline join our team,” said Jim Hamilton, President and CEO. “She is a leader recognized for her achievements in the cannabis sector. Her knowledge and drive will undoubtedly help us in communicating our story and issues efficiently to the proper channels.”

Key to her appointment, Caroline will build upon Neptune’s profile as a leading expert in extraction, purification, and formulation by “Bringing decades of wellness and nutrition product experience to the cannabis industry.” The new Public Affairs role will be crucial to preparing for commercialization in Q4 2018.