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TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemoscan Canada, Inc. ("Gemoscan" or the "Company") – (TSX-V:GES) (MUN:1GE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Elisa Swern to the Board of Directors and Dr. Daniel Bringleson, DC as Senior Vice President of Clinic Operations; both effective immediately. Dr. Bringleson will report to President and CEO, Brian Kalish.
Ms. Swern currently holds the position of Vice President Pricing and Promotions for Loblaw Companies Ltd ("LCL"). Her previous roles at LCL include: Executive level roles in Strategy and Supply Chain. Prior to joining LCL, Ms. Swern led the Supply Chain Retail Practice area for IBM Canada and was a management consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Swern specializes in building and implementing business transformation and competitive strategies.
Dr. Daniel Bringleson, DC is a doctor of chiropractic. Prior to joining the Company, he spent twelve years as a partner and clinic operator, building Physiomed Kennedy Inc., now a Gemoscan company. Dr. Bringleson is currently also a franchise co-owner at four other paramedical locations within the Greater Toronto Area. Dr. Bringleson received his doctorate from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2001 after completing his Bachelor of Physical and Health Education degree at the University of Toronto in 1997 as Valedictorian. Dr. Bringleson remains a member in good standing with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario, the Canadian Chiropractic Association and the Ontario Chiropractic Association.
"We are excited to welcome Ms. Swern to our Board and Dr. Bringleson to our management team. These appointments are key considerations as we continue to build our business and seek to dominate the rapidly emerging retail healthcare sector. Ms. Swern's experience and position in the traditional Canadian retail landscape will undoubtedly help our business and our pioneering, retailed focused wellness programs; while Dr. Bringleson's clinical and operational proficiency will play an important role as we grow our market through acquiring and operating paramedical healthcare clinics." Said Brian Kalish, President and CEO.