FoodChek Systems Inc.

FoodChek Systems Inc.

March 19, 2015 16:30 ET

Jonathan Legg Joins FoodChek's Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 19, 2015) -

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FoodChek™ Systems Inc. ("FoodChek") is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Jonathan Legg as a Director of FoodChek at the meeting of its Board held March 16, 2015. He was also appointed Lead Director exploring Strategic Options for FoodChek, which is a business priority.

Jonathan currently serves as Senior Advisor to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the world's largest Professional Services Firm. With a proven track record that spans more than 30 years, Jonathan's prior experience includes Senior Executive at Royal Bank of Canada ("RBC") (market capitalization C$110 billion), President and Chief Operating Officer of RBC's U.S. Bank and Chief Executive Officer of RBC Mortgage Company. He was also Senior Executive with Canadian Pacific Railway (market capitalization C$40 billion) where he served on the Executive Committee. Jonathan has chaired two public companies and regularly provides advice to boards and C-Suite executives. His core competencies are Strategy, Risk Management, Business Model Innovation, Operating Effectiveness and Corporate Governance, and he holds significant governance experience, particularly in complex transformational change.

"I am extremely delighted that Jonathan has been elected to our Board of Directors," said William J. Hogan, President and CEO of FoodChek. "Jonathan's strong business acumen, expertise in executing business strategies and extensive experience across many business sectors will contribute to the depth and expertise of our Board. He will be a valuable asset as we continue to pursue our broad expansion and growth strategies."

New Chairman of the Board Elected

FoodChek is also pleased to announce that William J. Hogan was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of FoodChek at the same meeting. Along with this new role, Mr. Hogan will continue his roles as President and Chief Executive Officer of FoodChek.

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About FoodChek™ Systems Inc.:

FoodChek specializes in the development and commercialization of proprietary, rapid, accurate and cost-effective food safety tests. FoodChek's industry-leading testing system utilizes proprietary Actero™ Enrichment Media together with its revolutionary MICT magnetic nanotechnology platform, allowing for the quantitative and qualitative detection of pathogens in food and environmental samples.

Disclaimer and Notice to Reader:

This information release may contain certain forward-looking information. Such information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those implied by statements herein and therefore these statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results. All forward-looking statements are based on the FoodChek's current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to it as well as other factors. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. Due to risks and uncertainties, including the risks and uncertainties identified by FoodChek in its private filings, actual events may differ materially from current expectations. FoodChek disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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