TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apollo Healthcare Corp. (TSX: AHC) (“Apollo” or the “Company”) announces that Stan Bharti has stepped down as a director of the Company. Charles Wachsberg has agreed to assume Mr. Bharti’s role as Chair of the Board.
“We truly value Mr Bharti’s support and his numerous contributions to our Board as Chair. Mr. Bharti has played a key role in the successful turnaround of our business and we are most appreciative and grateful for his efforts” said Charles Wachsberg.
In addition, the Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Schachter to Apollo’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Schachter is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Axiom Real-Time Metrics Inc.(“Axiom”). Mr. Schachter shall also serve as lead independent director at the Board.
Axiom is the premier provider of eClinical solutions and services to several notable pharmaceutical and life sciences organizations. Founded in 2001 and based in Toronto, Ontario, Axiom has been at the forefront of managing complex clinical studies in many therapeutic areas, inclusive recently of over a half dozen programs around COVID-19 regimens. The team at Axiom had already been working on COVID-19 studies since early March 2020, when it partnered with Oxford University on a global COVID-19 program. These research efforts across multiple clients have been planned, configured and launched in record time as part of a global effort to find imminent solutions to COVID-19.
“We are very pleased to welcome Andrew to the Board” said Charles Wachsberg, “A true entrepreneur, Andrew will make a sizable contribution to Apollo’s overall strategic focus and growth in the broader healthcare space. At Axiom, Andrew has delivered visionary leadership which has been integral to the company’s 20 years of eClinical and managed service success.”
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