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OWC Pharma Appoints a New Chief Scientific Officer

February 20, 2018


This morning, OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTC:OWCP) announced the appointment of Dr. Oron Yacoby Zeevi as its new Chief Scientific Officer.

Dr. Yacoby Zeevi has more than 20 years of extensive scientific experience with both private and publicly listed companies in the biopharmaceutical industry. She joined Neuroderm (NASDAQ:NDRM), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing next-generation treatments for central nervous system (CNS) disorders in 2008 as the Vice President of Research and was promoted to the position of VP R&D in 2010. From October 2016 until her recent departure, she served as Chief Scientific Officer. Neuroderm was sold to Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma for US $1.1 billion in July 2017.


Dr. Yacoby Zeevi is the inventor of over 50 issued patents and pending patents. Her expertise lies in industry-oriented innovation and scientific research, accelerating and orchestrating the evolution of new ideas through R&D proof of concept, intellectual property development, chemistry and manufacturing controls (CMC), early efficacy and safety trials, regulatory affairs and market landscape mapping in fields of unmet medical needs. She earned her Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology from Ben Gurion University in Be'er Sheva, Israel and also holds a degree of Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


Dr. Yehuda Baruch who, will now assume the role of Chief Medical and Regulatory Officer of the OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. commented:


"I am very pleased that we have reached a stage in our development where we were able to recruit a scientist of the caliber and background of Dr. Yacoby Zeevi. Her past scientific experience and achievements will greatly benefit our endeavors."


Dr. Yacoby Zeevi commented, "I am very proud to join OWCP and cooperate with their excellent management team in order to advance the Company to the next level. The Company has achieved a great deal in its clinical development to date and I am sure I can help in accelerating its growth."


Mr. Mordechai Bignitz, Chief Executive Officer, commented on the appointment, "I am proud and honored to have Dr. Zeevi agree to join OWCP and assume the role of CSO. She brings with her immense pharmaceutical discovery and development knowledge, a unique set of skills and an exceptional track record, which contributed significantly to the success of her previous company. Her addition will complement our management team extremely well."


For those who are unfamiliar with OWC Pharma, through its wholly-owned Israeli subsidiary, One World Cannabis Ltd., conducts medical research and clinical trials to develop cannabis-based pharmaceuticals and treatments for conditions including multiple myeloma, psoriasis, fibromyalgia, PTSD, and migraines.


OWCP is also developing unique delivery systems for the effective delivery and dosage of medical cannabis. All OWCP research is conducted at leading Israeli hospitals and scientific institutions and led by internationally renowned investigators. The Company's Research Division is focused on pursuing clinical trials evaluating the effectiveness of cannabinoids and cannabis-based products for the treatment of various medical conditions, while its Consulting Division is dedicated to helping governments and companies navigate complex international cannabis regulatory frameworks.


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