VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd. ("Naturally Splendid") (FRANKFURT:50N) (TSX-V:NSP) (OTC:NSPDF) is pleased to announce, effective December 5, 2016, Mr. Dave Eto will be appointed as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. J. Craig Goodwin will step down as Chief Executive Officer and will remain as President and on the Board of Directors. Mr. Eto has spent over 30 years in the food processing industry and recently served as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the BC Dairy Association. Dave was responsible for the overall management of the BC Dairy Association, including communicating with hundreds of farmers, working with various governmental departments as well as developing many of the marketing initiatives launched during his term. Previously, Dave held a senior corporate position with Premium Brands Holdings, which is a company listed on the TSX and is a Canada-based producer, marketer and distributor of specialty food products. Dave has also held the position of President and Chair of the BC Food Processors' Association for the past five years and has many contacts within the government, academia and the food processing industry. Mr. Dave Eto states, "I have seen Bryan and Craig grow Naturally Splendid from humble beginnings to a vibrant and growing business. I am thrilled to now play a larger role as CEO and work with the Naturally Splendid team, its customers, suppliers and shareholders and to contribute to the future success. I am confident that my skill set and familiarity with the assets, resources and strategies of Naturally Splendid, will provide the necessary foundation for a bright future. The Company has a good balance between cash flowing opportunities, processing capacity, existing retail lines as well as unique proprietary technologies and products such as HempOmega that create numerous opportunities to move the Company forward. I am looking forward to deploying my experience, resources and contacts to maximize those opportunities."