Mr. Pierre Lemire Joins the Advisory Board of QuikFlo Health Inc.
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2016) - QuikFlo Health Inc. ("QuikFlo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:QF)(1QF.F) is pleased to announce that Mr. Pierre Lemire, of Calgary, Alberta has joined its Advisory Board. Mr. Lemire is an accomplished executive with over 28 years of experience in the high-tech industry. He is a self-described technical evangelist with strong knowledge and experience in the commercialization of global software products. For the past 11 years, Mr. Lemire has helped drive the growth of Calgary Scientific Inc. (CSI), from a start-up to a global market leader; first as its Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and, from 2006, as President and CTO.
Mr. Lemire has developed and launched over 20 commercial software products in his career. At Calgary Scientific he created ResolutionMD, an industry-leading diagnostic medical imaging software, sold by the top OEMs in over 30 countries and approved by the FDA, Health Canada, CE Mark (Europe), CFDA (China), among others.
Previously, while CTO at Autodesk, he developed Autodesk Map which became a $200M+ product within 3 years of its launch. He also led the engineering team for Autodesk MapGuide, an industry leading GIS product. Mr. Lemire is currently CEO of Kent Imaging, a private medical device development company in Calgary, Alberta.
Vinny Jindal, the Company's President and CEO stated: "Mr. Lemire has extensive leadership experience in healthcare and technology and an impressive toolkit in the areas of entrepreneurship, finance and business development. He is a key addition to our team and will accelerate bringing our innovative technologies to market."
Mr. Lemire was granted 100,000 incentive stock options exercisable at $.30 for a period of 5 years pursuant to the Company's incentive stock option plan.
QuikFlo Health is a medical software company developing innovative solutions for the analysis of medical images. Our primary focus is on improving outcomes for stroke patients, where existing time delays are solvable through more efficient triage based on rapid, accurate analysis of medical images.
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