Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada appoints new CEO

    TORONTO, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the Prostate Cancer
Research Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of
Steven K. Jones as President and CEO.
    Mr. Jones most recently served as Vice-President, Marketing and
Communications for Promotivate LP, one of the most successful
promotions/marketing companies in North America. With Siemens Canada for
11 years, he was Senior Vice-President, growing the Siemens brand in Canada
while leading the Communications, Government Relations, H.R. and Strategic
Planning groups.
    In addition to recently completing a two-year term as Chairman of the
Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Jones has served on the boards of several
non-profit organizations including the Jays Care Foundation, Big Brothers of
York Region and the Easter Seal Society.
    He takes the helm of the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada at
an exciting time in the organization's history as its mandate expands and
fundraising grows.
    "With diverse executive experience in the corporate world and a robust
history as an active volunteer on charitable boards, Steven is perfectly
positioned to lead the Foundation in the next chapter of its history," said
Lee Watchorn, chair of the Foundation's board of directors. "We're very
confident he will play a significant role in increasing funds for dedicated
research into this disease and making prostate cancer a significant health
care issue in the minds of Canadians."

    The Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada is the leading national
organization devoted solely to eliminating the threat of prostate cancer. Its
mission is to raise funds for research into the prevention, treatment and cure
of the disease by engaging Canadians through awareness, education, and
advocacy. For more information, please visit

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Greg Sarney, Prostate Cancer
Research Foundation of Canada, (416) 413-2131 x 230, or 1-888-255-0333 x 230,

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