TORONTO, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Centric Health Corporation ("Centric Health" or "the Company") (TSX: CHH), Canada's leading diversified healthcare company, today announced that in light of his new appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), and its corresponding duties, Tom Magyarody will step down from the Board of Directors of Centric Health, effective August 5, 2015.
"On behalf of the Centric Board and senior management team, I would like to thank Tom for his six years of dedicated service – a period of growth and change for our organization, during which we established our vision to build Canada's leading healthcare company and took many steps towards achieving it," said Dr. Jack Shevel, Chairman, Centric Health Corporation. "We are grateful to Tom for his many contributions and wish him well in this important new role."
The Company will actively pursue potential candidates to fill the vacancy created by Mr. Magyarody's departure.
About Centric Health
Centric Health's vision is to be Canada's premier healthcare company, providing innovative solutions centered on patients and healthcare professionals. As a diversified healthcare company with investments in several niche service areas, Centric Health currently has operations in medical assessments, disability and rehabilitation management, physiotherapy and surgical centres, specialty pharmacy and wellness and prevention. With knowledge and experience of healthcare delivery in international markets and extensive and trusted relationships with payers, physicians, and government agencies, Centric Health is pursuing expansion opportunities into other healthcare sectors to create value for all stakeholders with an unwavering commitment to the highest quality of care. Centric Health is listed on the TSX under the symbol CHH. For further information, please visit www.centrichealth.ca.
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For further information: Daniel Gagnon, Chief Financial Officer, Centric Health, 416-619-9417, [email protected]; Lawrence Chamberlain, Investor Relations, TMX Equicom, 416-815-0700 ext. 257, [email protected]