|By PR Newswire||
|February 21, 2014 08:15 AM EST||
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verde Media Group Inc., (OTC: VMGI) an innovative media company is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. S. Hussain I. Abidi, Ph.D., to the Board of Directors. Dr. Abidi received his doctorate degree at the University of Oxford specializing in the area of Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology. He continued his academic career at Harvard Medical School as a post-doctorate research fellow and studied reproductive stem cell biology. Dr. Abidi further research focused on metabolic engineering, the engineering of microbes for the production of high value bio products at the MIT department of Chemical Engineering. His deep domain experience uniquely integrates medical sciences and microbial research background with the development of commercial biotech applications including renewable and sustainable microbial omega-3 oil production platforms. He has produces an impressive body of work published in major journals such as Cell, Cell Research, BMC Genomics and authored a number of high profile patents licensed to start-up companies globally. Dr. Abidi is a member of American Society of Microbiology and elected as a fellow of Sigma Xi – one of the world's most eminent scientific research societies.
William Veve, President of Verde Media Group, Inc. stated, "We are delighted to have Dr. Abidi onboard, as his expertise in medical sciences and commercial technology development will be instrumental for Verde and its rapid expansion in the legal marijuana market and other bio-product sectors to be announced soon."
About Verde Media Group Inc.
Verde Media Group Inc. is a publicly traded company listed on the OTC Markets trading under the stock symbol: VMGI. It operates a managed media financing company with production, distribution, and development functions for film and television. The company also incorporates an Agency division managing multi-media, public relations and marketing functions for corporate clientele. For more information, visit www.verdemediagroup.com, or connect with the company on Facebook.
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