Paragon Pharmacies Limited

Paragon Pharmacies Limited

June 10, 2009 17:00 ET

Paragon Pharmacies Limited Announces Departure of President of Store Operations

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 10, 2009) - The Board of Directors of Paragon Pharmacies Limited (TSX VENTURE:PGN) ("Paragon") announced today that the Board has asked for and received Ron Lane's resignation from Paragon.

At this time, Paragon does not expect to hire a replacement, and Mr. Lane's responsibilities will be assumed by various members of the management team.

Paragon is headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia and currently employs over 450 full and part time staff in its stores and offices. The Corporation owns and operates 18.5 retail pharmacies, three central fill pharmacies and one home healthcare operation in British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba. Paragon prides itself in providing a friendly neighbourhood pharmacy experience of comprehensive health care solutions.


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