QSV Biologics Ltd. announces the appointment of Dr. William Cochrane O.C., M.D., as Chairman of its Board.

    EDMONTON, Jan. 14 /CNW/ - QSV Biologics Ltd is pleased to announce the
appointment of Dr. William Cochrane O.C., M.D., as Chairman of its Board of
    Dr. Cochrane's career accomplishments encompass the fields of medicine,
biomedical research, education, government and business, spanning Canada, the
U.K. and U.S.A. Following a successful tenure with Dalhousie Medical School
where he was involved with the building of the I.W. Killam Hospital for
Children, he became the founding Dean of Medicine for the University of
Calgary. From here he was seconded by Peter Lougheed's government as Deputy
Minister of Health Services for the Government of Alberta, subsequently
returning to become the President and Vice Chancellor of the University of
Calgary. Following this, he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
Connaught Laboratories Ltd. During his 11 year leadership of Connaught it grew
to become Canada's most notable biotech success and the world's second largest
vaccine company with sales of over $250 million and 1200 employees. Even today
it remains the world's 2nd largest vaccine company, under the Sanofi-Pasteur
    Dr. Cochrane has shared his expertise and leadership with a number of
organizations including, Monsanto Canada, Fluor-Daniel Canada, MDS Capital,
and many private sector ventures and non-profit organizations. He was named an
Officer of the Order of Canada in 1989 and holds numerous other honours,
including a National Merit Award for his contribution to biotechnology in
Canada. In 2005, the Alberta Medical Association named Dr. Cochrane one of
Alberta's "Physicians of the Century", and in 2008 he was inducted in to the
BioAlberta Bioindustry Hall of Fame.
    Dr. Graeme Macaloney, QSV Founder, President & CEO commented, "Bill is a
true statesman and gentleman. Both QSV Biologics, and myself as an individual,
are very fortunate to benefit from his great wisdom, sage counsel and
tremendous networks. It is a privilege and a pleasure to work with someone so
accomplished, widely respected, and yet so modest."

    QSV Biologics, Ltd. (www.qsvbiologics.com), is an international GMP
biologics contract manufacturer providing mammalian cell culture, insect cell
culture, microbial fermentation, purification and fill-finish services. QSV's
facility has a 12 year track record including an Establishment License for
commercial and clinical biologics manufacture. QSV was the sole recipient of
the prestigious international Frost & Sullivan "Customer Value Enhancement
Award" in 2005 and the BioAlberta "Company of the Year" in 2007. QSV's global
clientele spans 3 continents and develops monoclonal antibodies, protein
therapeutics, vaccines & diagnostics. As a dedicated CMO with no competing
products of its own, QSV builds value for its clients by producing quality
products in a timely manner. Hence the acronym, QSV: Quality & Speed build

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