Press Release
March 4, 2019

Greg D'Avignon Joins Terramera's Strategic Advisory Board


VANCOUVER, BC – March 4, 2019 – Terramera, a leader in Technology for Clean Food, is pleased to announce Greg D’Avignon as the newest member of their Strategic Advisory Board. Mr. D’Avignon is a respected leader in the British Columbia and Canadian business community and is the President and CEO of the Business Council of BC.

As a member of Terramera’s Strategic Advisory Board, Mr. D’Avignon will provide leadership and expertise on the company’s overall business and growth strategy. He will also advise on how best to position the company in the marketplace to scale business processes regionally, nationally and globally.

“Innovative solutions are essential to meet the increasing demand of growing global populations looking for healthier, high-quality food, produced responsibly,” said Greg D’Avignon. “Terramera’s innovative clean food solutions will eliminate toxicity in our ecosystems, while maximizing yields for a myriad of crops, making farmers, people, economies and our environment healthier. Terramera is in a unique class of globally exciting and disruptive companies addressing the urgent need for greater sustainability while supporting a prosperous global economy for the future.”  

D’Avignon is the second board member to join Terramera’s Strategic Advisory Board, joining Chairman and global thought leader Dominic Barton. The Advisory Board will enable strategic partnerships, assist in executing go-to-market plans, test business models, and amplify the company’s national and international profile.

“We are thrilled to have Greg join our Strategic Advisory Board; he is a very strong addition to our team,” said Terramera Founder and CEO, Karn Manhas. “Greg’s extensive business leadership and understanding of how Canadian companies scale in the global marketplace is invaluable. His expertise will be instrumental in helping to scale our technologies and support our goal of creating a world with affordable, clean food for everyone.”

About Greg D’Avignon

Greg D’Avignon has held numerous senior leadership positions in both the private and public sector over the last 25 years, including serving the Prime Minister of Canada. He is a frequent contributor and commentator on business and public policy issues that impact the economy and prosperity of Canada and British Columbia. Greg D’Avignon is a member of the Board of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver and Co-Chair of its Capital Campaign, additionally Greg is a member of the Board of the Premier’s Indigenous Business Investment Council, the BC Academic Health Science Network, the Pacific Autism Family Centre Foundation and past Chair of the BC Cancer Foundation. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, was a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013 and has been named to the Vancouver Power 50 list.

About Terramera®

Terramera is a global leader in Technology for Clean Food with a mission to increase global yields while decreasing synthetic chemical loads, so we can grow affordable, clean food for everyone. We are committed to cultivating safe, healthy homes and environments, and developing highly effective natural products for consumers and farmers. Terramera uses technology to unlock the power in nature, so we can live healthier, make clean food affordable and feed the world.

Media Contact:

Jessica Wolford

VP, Communications | Terramera  


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