TORONTO, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Biosign Technologies Inc. (TSXV: BIO) ("Biosign" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Kelusky to the Board. Mr. Kelusky is the President & CEO of Public Services Health & Safety Association of Ontario (PSHSA). PSHSA works with Ontario's 10,000 public and broader public service sector employers and 1.5 million workers, offering consulting, training, resources, plus health & safety products and information to clients in health and community care, education and culture, municipal and provincial government, and public safety and First Nations communities. From 2009-2013 Mr Kelusky was Director General of the Canadian Red Cross, responsible for Ontario operations and all National Health programming, overseeing 4,000 full and part time staff, 6,000 volunteers and an annual operating budget of $175.0 million. From 2006 - 2009 he was President, Health Division for GestureTek Incorporated; from 2003-2006 he was Chief Operating Officer for March of Dimes Canada; and from 1998-2003 he served as Chief and General Manager for the City of Toronto Emergency Medical Services. Mr. Kelusky has an MBA from Athabasca University.
With this change, the Board now consists of Dr. Michael Gross (Chairman), Mr. Dennis Rygwalski (Chair of the Audit Committee), Mr. Ron Kelusky, Mr. Brian Neill and Mr. Robert Kaul (Biosign CEO).
Mr. Kaul stated: "We are fortunate to be able to welcome Mr. Kelusky to our team. As a very experienced manager, executive & public servant, he brings to us a strong body of knowledge in pertinent fields of health, wellness, homecare and aging-in-place. His advice and counsel will be instrumental to our future as a leading provider of healthcare solutions. The appointment of Mr. Kelusky is a further indication that our restructuring plan is nearing completion, and a strong endorsement of the leadership and direction of the management team."
About Biosign Technologies Inc.
Biosign Technologies Inc. (TSXV: BIO) provides automated, software enabled health information solutions including the Pulsewave™ Health Monitor and the Healthanywhere™ Patient monitoring / self-care platform. The Company's various software solutions, including Clinicserver™ and PencilThat™ offer industry-leading allied health clinic and patient centered care management. The Company also offers a number of cardiovascular screening programs for consumers under its Heart Friendly™ brand, including Heart Friendly™ Practice, Heart Friendly™ Dentist, and Heart Friendly™ Fitness. For more information on Biosign, please visit www.biosign.com
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