Washington, D.C. 20549









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 12, 2020




OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Commission File No.: 0-54856


Delaware   98-0573566
(State of Incorporation)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


2 Ben Gurion Street, Ramat Gan, Israel   4514760
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s Telephone Number, including area code: 972 (0) 3-758-2657


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)




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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


(a) On March 12, 2020, Stanley Hirsch resigned as Chairman and Director of both OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (the “Company”) and its wholly-owned Israeli subsidiary, One World Cannabis Ltd (“One World Cannabis”) and as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee.
(b) On March 12, 2020, the Company’s Board of Directors appointed Mr. Amir Ohad to the Board of Directors.


Amir Ohad, age 57, has served as the Chairman of OHK Medical Devices, Inc., a company which manufactures and sells innovative orthopedic and vascular surgery products, since 2015. Mr. Ohad also serves as a director of Massivit 3D Printing Technologies Ltd. and iSonea (Israel) Ltd. Mr. Ohad has served as an associate in the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism at the Interdisciplinary Academic Institution in Hertzeliya, Israel since 2017. Mr. Ohad served more than 25 years of as a senior executive in private and public companies. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Ohad served as the chief executive officer of Alqemia Group (Kafrit Industries), a publicly traded specialty compounding firm and served as the chief financial officer of ScitexVision (acquired by Hewlett Packard in 2005) from 2000 to 2005.


Mr. Ohad received his Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Arts from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


(c) On March 13, 2020, the Company appointed Mr. Amir Ohad as Chairman of the Company and One World Cannabis. Mr. Ohad will receive a base salary of $7,500 per month for a minimum period of six (6) months.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



/s/ Zvi Riterband


Zvi Riterband


Chief Executive Officer


Dated: March 18, 2020



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