Vext Science, Inc. at its annual general meeting of shareholders held on December 15, 2023 announced the election of Terry L. Creighton and Spiro A. Phanos to the board of directors of the Company (the "Board"). Mr. Creighton is an independent member of the Board, while Mr. Phanos is the nominee of Sopica Special opportunities Fund Limited pursuant to the shareholders agreement announced by the Company on October 2, 2023. The addition of Messrs.

Creighton and Phanos to the Board remains subject to regulatory approval in the State of Ohio and such directors will abstain from voting in respect of matters related to the Company's operations in Ohio until such approval is obtained. Terry L. Creighton is an accomplished pharmaceutical and pharmacy industry senior executive with extensive experience effectively managing global policy, corporate and government affairs in highly regulated environments. Ms. Creighton is an influential leader in industry and was a member of U.S., international, and Canadian industry boards and councils, building consensus to help shape and guide organizations.

Ms. Creighton is a pharmaceutical sector thought leader, recognized for her significant breadth and depth of global policy knowledge and experience with generics, biosimilars and innovative products. She was a senior executive with Canada's pharmacy retail organization during a time of significant change. Ms. Creighton aims to achieve measurable, bottom-line contributions by mobilizing stakeholders to influence good public policy.

Ms. Creighton: (i) is a member, Institute of Corporate Directors, ICD.D (University of Toronto, Rotman Directors Education Program, Toronto, Ontario), (ii) has completed the Executive Leadership Program (Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Ontario), (iii) holds a Master of Business Administration (Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Ontario); and (iv) holds an Honours BA Economics (Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario). Spiro A. Phanos has nearly 35 years of experience across the legal, financial and arts/entertainment sectors centred in the United Kingdom and the USA. Mr. Phanos currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Edinburgh International Festival Society Ltd., where he is chair of the finance and resources committee.

As managing director of Spiridon Ventures Ltd. and, previously, vice president at First Mercantile Partners LLP, Mr. Phanos served as corporate adviser and management consultant to companies in a wide range of industries, with clients including international private equity and commercial real estate funds. Mr. Phanos is a member of the bar of the states of New York and New Jersey and licenced to practice before several United States federal district courts. Mr. Phanos holds a Juris Doctorate from the Seton Hall University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.

Mr. Phanos is a citizen of the UK, USA and Greece.