Toronto, OntarioSeptember 30, 2013SQI Diagnostics’ Inc. (TSX-V: SQD) Board of Directors
is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Morris, President and CEO of SQI Diagnostics to the Board of Directors.
Andrew Morris has been with SQI for over nine years and acted as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer prior to being promoted to President and CEO in June, 2013. Mr. Morris’s in-depth knowledge of the operations and his track record in the day-to-day management of SQI Diagnostics’ business functions will be valuable assets to the Board.
Mr. Morris replaces Dr. Peter Lea who has resigned from the Board, effective immediately. Dr. Lea will continue as an active, non-voting senior advisor to the Board. Dr. Lea founded SQI Diagnostics in 1999 and invented and patented the core technology underpinning SQI’s multiplexing microarray technology and is actively involved day to day in the role of Founder.
“The Board would like to thank Dr. Lea for his years of service to the Board and value his ongoing contributions to the leadership of SQI” said Claude Ricks, chairman of SQI’s Board of Directors. “We are pleased to have Mr. Morris as a member of the Board of Directors. His insight, experience and leadership will assist the Board in guiding the emerging success of SQI”.
About SQI Diagnostics
SQI Diagnostics is a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics. The Company’s proprietary microarray tests and fully-automated systems are designed to simplify protein and antibody testing workflow, increase throughput, reduce costs and provide excellent data quality. For more information, please visit www.sqidiagnostics.com.
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