Sep 21, 2016 ( via COMTEX) — (via

Vancouver, British Columbia / TheNewswire / September 21, 2016 – Arcturus Growthstar Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Arcturus”) (cse:AGS) AGSTF, -0.96%is pleased to announce it has contracted Mr. John Sweeney to provide professional consulting services in the area of cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) manufacturing and operational management support. Mr. Sweeney brings with him 16 years of direct cGMP manufacturing experience in operations of industry leading biotechnology companies including Pfizer, Wyeth, Genzyme and most recently as Vice President of Operations at Tilray, a 60,000-square foot federally licensed Canadian medical cannabis operation on Vancouver Island. He has extensive knowledge and experience in the requirements of regulated manufacturing for commercial and clinical products and served as liaison for auditing regulatory agencies including Health Canada, FDA and EMA. Mr. Sweeney holds an MS in Engineering Management from Tufts University in Medford, MA and a BS in Biology from the University of New Hampshire, Durham.

“We are pleased that John has agreed to join our team. His first-hand experience with best growing practices and commercial scale operations will be of great benefit to our team. We look forward to his contributions as we develop our flagship farm,” states William Gildea, Chairman & CEO of Arcturus Growthstar Technologies Inc.

“I am grateful for this opportunity to work with such an experienced team with a clear vision to revolutionize the indoor agriculture industry. Together, our aim will be to design and optimize operations within Arcturus to replicate highly successful operations that are compliant, profitable, on-time, and cost-effective for the shareholders,” states John Sweeney.

For further information, contact William Gildea, Chairman & CEO, at 617.834.9467.