Tauriga Sciences Inc. Appoints Matthew A. Shaw as Member of Its Corporate Advisory Board
NEW YORK, NY - (NewMediaWire) - December 01, 2021 - Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: TAUG) (“Tauriga” or the “Company”), a New York based diversified Life Sciences Company, today announced that it has appointed Mr. Matthew A. Shaw to its Corporate Advisory Board. Currently, Matthew A. Shaw serves as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions/Tax (“M&A Tax”) for the U.S. businesses of Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company.
In joining Tauriga’s Corporate Advisory Board, his main focus will be to help the Company in a general strategic advisory role in evaluating opportunities to grow revenue and expand market opportunities. Mr. Matthew A. Shaw is the brother of our Company’s CEO, whose valuable business acumen should serve the Company well in his capacity as an advisor.
Personal Bio – Mr. Matthew A. Shaw
Matthew A. Shaw, J.D., LL.M., draws upon nearly fifteen years of experience providing strategic solutions to multi-billion-dollar corporate tax issues for Fortune 100 companies. Mr. Shaw obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, and law degree from William and Mary School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the William & Mary Law Review. Thereafter he graduated, with distinction, from The Georgetown University Law Center, earning a Master of Laws in Taxation. Mr. Shaw served as an advisor in the M&A Tax group of KPMG’s Washington National Tax Office for over a decade, where his practice focused on acquisitions and divestitures, including many multi-billion-dollar public spin-off transactions, internal restructuring transactions, debt and equity offerings, loss monetization transactions, and consolidated return matters. Mr. Shaw left KPMG as a Managing Director in 2018 to join Nestlé USA, where he currently serves as Head of M&A Tax and Assistant General Tax Counsel. While at Nestlé, he has overseen the tax aspects of more than $30 billion of acquisitions and divestitures, including due diligence, structuring, funding, legal documents, and integration. He speaks in professional forums such as the D.C. Bar and Tax Executives Institute, and has published several articles, including in The Journal of Corporate Taxation, and in the BNA Daily Tax Report. Outside of professional activities, Matt is an avid chess fan and carries a master level rating (albeit provisional) at the USCF.
ABOUT TAURIGA SCIENCES, INC.
Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (TAUG) is a revenue generating, diversified life sciences company, engaged in several major business activities and initiatives. The company manufactures and distributes several proprietary retail products and product lines, mainly focused on the Cannabidiol (“CBD”) and Cannabigerol (“CBG”) Edibles market segment. The main product line, branded as Tauri-Gum™, consists of a proprietary supplement chewing gum that is Kosher certified, Halal certified, and Vegan Formulated (CBD Infused Tauri-Gum™ Flavors: Mint, Blood Orange, Pomegranate), (CBG Infused Tauri-Gum™ Flavors: Peach-Lemon, Black Currant), (DELTA 8 THC Infused Tauri-Gum™ Flavor: Evergreen Mint), (Vitamin C + Zinc Infused Tauri-Gum™ Flavor: Pear Bellini), (Caffeine Infused Tauri-Gum™ Flavor: Cherry Lime Rickey), & (Vitamin D3 Infused Tauri-Gum™ Flavor: Golden Raspberry). The Company’s commercialization strategy consists of a broad array of retail customers, distributors, and a fast-growing E-Commerce business segment (E-Commerce website: www.taurigum.com). Please visit our corporate website, for additional information, as well as inquiries, at http://www.tauriga.com
Complementary to the Company’s retail business, is its ongoing Pharmaceutical Development initiative. This relates to the development of a proposed Pharmaceutical grade version of Tauri-Gum™, for nausea regulation (specifically designed for the following indication: Patients Subjected to Ongoing Chemotherapy Treatment). On March 22, 2021, the Company announced that it had Converted its U.S. Provisional Patent Application (filed on March 17, 2020) into a U.S. Non-Provisional Patent Application. The Patent, filed with the U.S.P.T.O. is Titled “MEDICATED CBD COMPOSITIONS, METHODS OF MANUFACTURING, AND METHODS OF TREATMENT”. On December 18, 2020 the Company disclosed that it had entered into a Master Services Agreement with CSTI to lead the Company's clinical development efforts.
The Company is headquartered in Wappingers Falls, New York. In addition, the Company operates two full time E-Commerce fulfillment centers: one located in Montgomery, Texas and the other in Brooklyn, New York.
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Tauriga Sciences, Inc.
4 Nancy Court, Suite 4
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Seth M. Shaw
Cell # (917) 796 9926
Company Instagram: @taurigum
Personal Instagram: @sethsms47
Corp. Website: www.tauriga.com
E-Commerce Website: www.taurigum.com