(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZYUS Life Sciences Inc. ("ZYUS"), a next-generation life sciences company leading scientific research and development in phyto-therapeutics, is announcing a transition of its Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) position. Effective December 6, 2021, John Hyshka will become acting CFO, replacing current CFO Rob Harding. Mr. Hyshka is an experienced business and finance leader based in Saskatchewan with strong experience establishing and scaling high-growth companies, including in the life sciences space.
Mr. Hyshka, former CFO of Phenomenome Discoveries Inc. (“PDI”) for nearly 15 years brings more than two decades of financial experience in the life sciences industry. Throughout his career, Mr. Hyshka has been successful in leading multi-million-dollar financings for smaller enterprises in the agriculture, medical device, and therapeutics industries.
“We are pleased to welcome John Hyshka as acting CFO,” said Brent Zettl, ZYUS CEO. “Mr. Hyshka’s extensive experience in the life sciences industry and proven track record as a finance leader and in raising capital will be a valuable addition to our leadership team.”
Rob Harding, ZYUS’ current CFO, recently announced his resignation to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Harding leaves the company with the respect and appreciation of the ZYUS team, who extend their thanks and best wishes to Mr. Harding in his future endeavours.
About ZYUS Life Sciences Inc.
ZYUS is a Canadian-based life sciences company focused on the global development and commercialization of innovative cannabinoid-based therapeutics and product candidates. Through clinical research and IP development, we intend to deliver high-quality oils, softgels, topical creams and other cannabinoid-based therapeutics and product candidates to patients worldwide. The ZYUS vision is to elevate cannabinoids as a standard of care and expand the potential of protein-based formulations in pursuit of a transformational impact on patients’ lives. ZYUS: Advancing the Science of Well-Being. Visit www.zyus.com
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