MONTREAL, June 27 /CNW/ - Dr. Roger Korman, Chairman & CEO of Aptilon
Corporation ("Aptilon" or the "Corporation") (TSX-V: APZ), an innovative
leader of on-line marketing services to physicians, today announced the
election of Mr. Justin Beckett and Mr. Robert Boisjoli to the Corporation's
Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on June 27,
2008. The new directors replace Mr. Jeffrey Wasserstein and Mr. Loftus S.
Lucas who did not stand for re-election.
Messrs. Beckett and Boisjoli bring to the Board valuable skills and
experience to assist the Corporation with its business development agenda.
With more than 60,000 US physicians already registered in its Allied Health
Partners loyalty network, Aptilon foresees developing opportunities in on-line
advertising and sponsored media programs both for health and non-health
products and services. Mr. Beckett has successfully developed several on-line
communities of interest. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Fluid
Music. Prior to founding Fluid Music in 2004, Mr. Beckett founded and served
as the Chief Executive Officer of SkillJam Technologies Corporation. He also
founded Music Gaming, Inc., which was sold to Intermix/MySpace (AMEX: IMEX) in
2001. Prior to his focus on Internet-based consumer product applications, Mr.
Beckett was an Executive Vice President and principal of Sloan Financial
Group, a diversified financial services firm. Mr. Beckett received his
Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University.
Mr. Boisjoli brings to the Aptilon Board his impressive financial and
business analysis expertise. He is currently the President of Atwater
Financial Group Inc., a corporate finance boutique, and he was, until
recently, the Chief Financial Officer and co-founder of Xanthus
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to joining Xanthus, Mr. Boisjoli was head of
Investment Banking in Quebec for various Canadian securities firms where his
activities involved raising equity for emerging companies in both the fields
of biotech and information technology. Mr. Boisjoli was instrumental in
setting up a mutual fund primarily involving smaller capitalization technology
firms. Prior to his career in investment banking, Mr. Boisjoli spent ten years
as a business valuator with two leading firms specializing in business
valuation. During his career, Mr. Boisjoli has valued over 500 businesses for
general corporate finance purposes and has assisted numerous enterprises in
their pursuit of strategic mergers and or acquisitions. Mr. Boisjoli has also
lectured at the graduate level at McGill University and on behalf of the Order
of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Boisjoli is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered
Business Valuator. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and a Graduate
Diploma in Accountancy from Concordia University.
The Corporation's Board of Directors is now comprised of Roger Korman,
Chairman & CEO, Justin Beckett, Mark Benthin, COO, Robert Boisjoli, Tommy
Boman, André Brosseau, and Denis Martineau, President.
Aptilon also announced the appointment of KPMG LLP as the new auditors of
About Aptilon Corporation
Aptilon enables pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies to
effectively reach and interact with physicians via the Internet through its
innovative AxcelRx(SM) Live video detailing platform which hosts promotional,
peer selling and other sales and marketing programs. Top ten US pharmaceutical
companies have adopted Aptilon's AxcelRx(SM) solution to reach physicians.
Aptilon provides the infrastructure necessary for pharmaceutical companies to
build physician awareness, understanding, and product preference during all
stages of a product's life cycle, from pre-launch education through end stage
support. For more information, visit www.aptilon.com.
AxcelRx(SM) and ReachNet(SM) are service marks of Aptilon Corporation.
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