TORONTO, March 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Eyecarrot Innovations Corp (TSX-V: EYC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Cegielski, Founder of Eyecarrot, as President and CEO, effective immediately. The appointment reflects a deeper commitment to the company's product and technology strategy, which will allow the team to move more quickly to market. With an educational background in applied biochemistry, global experience as a serial entrepreneur, and the vision and motivation to revolutionize vision science stemming from his son's binocular vision issues, Mr. Cegielski will provide clear leadership and direction to help the company achieve its goals.
Eyecarrot also announced today that by mutual agreement, Eyecarrot and Guelph Vision Therapy Center ("GVTC") have decided not to pursue a transaction at this time and will instead work together to further refine Eyecarrot's strategy for scaling the data acquisition model. Dr. Patrick Quaid, will continue in his role as Chief Scientific Officer (Binocular Vision) for Eyecarrot, providing valuable guidance and direction on the company's product and clinical partnership strategies.
"I look forward to working with Eyecarrot to advance the opportunity presented by real-time data tracking capabilities and how they apply to our advanced clinical model. We at GVTC are excited to continue to focus on our significant year-over-year growth, and move forward with expanding on our current strategy," said Dr. Patrick Quaid
The company also announced that Dr. Brent Norton MD has resigned as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the company. Eyecarrot would like to wish Dr. Norton well on his future endeavors, and thanks him for his past contributions to moving the company forward.
"Together, these announcements highlight and recognize Eyecarrot's relentless focus on building a universally-available technology platform to set the global standard for binocular vision care," said Adam Cegielski, Founder and CEO of Eyecarrot.
Eyecarrot is building the BinoviTM Cloud, a universal system for testing and measuring a human's Oculomotor Sensory System and connects patients, vision care practices and specialized vision performance centers of excellence on a common data and technology platform. Follow our story and learn more on our updated website, www.eyecarrot.com
On behalf of the Board of Directors
President | CEO
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For further information: Adam Cegielski, President | CEO, Telephone: 1.855.416.7158, 416.943.6271