Church and Crawford, Inc.
PINK SHEETS : CCWF

March 04, 2009 17:15 ET

CORRECTION: Church and Crawford, Inc. Appoints Senior Health Executive to Its Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 4, 2009) - A correction is being issued in respect to the release issued on February 27, 2009 at 12:05 ET. The original release incorrectly identified the stock symbol of Church and Crawford, Inc. as being traded on the OTCQX. The correct and complete release follows:

Church and Crawford, Inc. (PINK SHEETS:CCWF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Kealey as a Director to its Board. Mr. Kealey brings his many years of experience and his expertise to the Board of Directors of Church and Crawford, Inc.

With over 20 years experience in healthcare, Marc is an expert on health reform and health governance in Canada. His success has been honed from years of experience in politics, public administration and business. As recently as spring 2007, Marc was CEO of the largest professional organization for pharmacists in Canada. During his tenure he succeeded in generating 50 million media impressions annually, steered the organization through the toughest issues of the day including the Transparent Drug System for Patients Act. He launched the Meds Check program, heralded as an innovative collaborative program, increased revenues for the multi-million organization some 300 percent and stabilized the profession's reputation.

Recognized in North America as an advocate for the preservation and integrity of drug supply in both Canada and the US, he was the lead voice on the cross border re-importation issue fighting in over 22 Legislatures in the US and Washington DC.

He was a part of the Ontario Government's Smoke Free Ontario Campaign Cabinet and helped develop North America's toughest piece of Legislation on anti-smoking. For his efforts in this challenge he was given the Heather Crowe Award in 2006.

Prior to this work, Marc was General Manager of Corporate Affairs at AECL, Canada's nuclear trust. He was also a management consultant providing expertise in the US, Latin America and South America and spent several years as a hospital Administrator in Durham Region and helped move it through one an ambitious hospital restructurings resulting in a new health care system there.

He began his career as an advisor to a Premier of Ontario and a Prime Minister from 1984 to 1990.

Marc is dedicated to public service and is involved in many Organizations and causes. He was a member of the Ontario Smart Systems for Health Agency. He sat on the Board of Governors of McMaster University and a number of publicly traded companies.

Marc Kealey is well traveled internationally. He and former Prime Minister John Turner represented Canada at the 10th Anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin in 2006 and led a delegation to Ukraine to oversee the run-off elections there in 2005.

Marc is a graduate of the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario and attended Kent State University in Ohio.

About Church and Crawford, Inc.

Church and Crawford is poised to be a leading pharmacy benefit enhancement organization. Our goal is to enhance benefit plan savings for employee and employer groups. We've developed our business model to drive down the cost of pharmacy benefits and, in some case, healthcare for private sector employer groups, health plans, labor unions of all sizes.

The company is positioned to serve the unique needs of patients with chronic conditions and, as we grow, to manage more complex conditions through our clinical expertise including enhanced pharmacy care practice through strategic acquisitions.

This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is subject to the Safe Harbor created by those sections. This material contains statements about expected future events and/or financial results that are forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and uncertainties. For those statements, the Company claims the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provisions contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and any amendments thereto. Such forward-looking statements by definition involve risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In particular, there is no assurance that production, pricing levels or other factors pertaining to the manufacturing and retail operations will be sustained at the expected rates or levels over time. Discussions of factors, which may affect future results, are contained in the Company's most recent SEC filings.

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