TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 16, 2014) - The Board of Directors of BioSyent Inc. ("BioSyent") (TSX VENTURE:RX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Wilton to the Company's Board.
Mr. Wilton brings to BioSyent over 28 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. A licensed pharmacist, Mr. Wilton earned a B.Sc. in Pharmacy from the University of Toronto and started his career working as a pharmacist in community and hospital pharmacy. After working in medical sales and marketing positions at Eli Lilly Canada he joined AstraZeneca Canada where he enjoyed a long and varied career. While at AstraZeneca, Mr. Wilton held leadership positions in Marketing where as Executive Director he led a team managing a $300 million specialty product portfolio, as well as three other assignments as Executive Director of Business Development, Executive Director of Pricing, Reimbursment and Healthcare Solutions, and Director of Regulatory Affairs.
After his 17 year career at AstraZeneca, Mr. Wilton worked as Vice President of Pharmacy Affairs for the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores representing the interests of owners and pharmacists in the Canadian healthcare system.
Mr. Wilton, who also holds an MBA from York University (Schulich School of Business) is presently President at Market Access Investment Advisors Inc.
BioSyent Inc. also announces the grant of 22,455 incentive stock options to certain employees, officers and Directors of the Company. These incentive stock options are excercisable at a price of $4.45 up to January 14, 2019.
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About BioSyent Inc.
Listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange under the trading symbol "RX", BioSyent is a profitable growth oriented specialty pharmaceutical company which searches the globe to in-license or acquire innovative pharmaceutical products that have been successfully developed, are safe and effective, and have a proven track record of improving the lives of patients and supporting the healthcare professionals that treat them.
Once a product of interest has been found, BioSyent then acquires the exclusive rights to the product and manages it through the Canadian governmental regulatory approval process. Once approved, BioSyent markets the product throughout Canada.
At the date of this press release the Company had 13,626,195 shares issued and outstanding.
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