Leading Brands, Inc. Announces Iain Harris Resigns As A Director
VANCOUVER, CANADA - December 10, 2003 - LEADING BRANDS, INC. (NASDAQ: LBIX), North America's only fully integrated premium beverage company, announces that Iain Harris has resigned as a director of the company, for personal reasons not related to his service with Leading Brands.
Leading Brands Chairman & CEO Ralph McRae said: "We want to thank Mr. Harris for his more than seven years of dedicated service to Leading Brands. He has simply been a wonderful director and ardent supporter of our Company. We wish him well in his future endeavors."
We will continue to provide updates in our monthly newsletter, commencing again on February 1, 2004, posted at www.LBIX.com."
About Leading Brands, Inc.
Leading Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIX) is North America’s only fully integrated premium beverage company. The Company’s unique Integrated Distribution System (IDS) ™ offers turnkey, one-stop shopping to food and beverage brand owners, including manufacturing, distribution, sales/marketing and licensing. In addition, Leading Brands produces their own line of beverages such as TrueBlue®, LiteBlue®, TREK® Natural Sports Drinks, NITRO® Energy Drinks, INFINITY® Health Water™, Country Harvest® Juices, and Caesar’s® Cocktails.
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