SOURCE: Quick-Med Technologies, Inc.
GAINESVILLE, FL--(Marketwire - February 28, 2013) - Quick-Med Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: QMDT), a life sciences company that is developing innovative technologies for the healthcare and consumer markets, announced today that the Board has appointed new members Dale Berman and Paul Jenssen effective February 28, 2013. These members fill vacancies left by departures of Major General George Friel, USA (Ret.), who served from 2000 to 2012, and J. Ladd Greeno, who served from 2007 to 2013.
Mr. Bergman, 57, has practiced corporate and securities law for over 25 years, with specialty in advising emerging and mid-market public companies in their growth. Since March 2011, he has been a partner in the Ft. Lauderdale office of Roetzel & Andress, LPA. From May 2009 to March 2011, he was a partner in the Ft. Lauderdale office of Arnstein & Lehr and from January 2004 to April 2009, he was a member of Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin, P.L., a Miami-Florida based law firm. Mr. Bergman does not currently serve as a director of any reporting companies. Mr. Bergman, who is a member of the Florida and New York bars, holds a bachelor's degree from Columbia College of Columbia University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Quick-Med Technologies believes that his lengthy experience in advising emerging and mid-market public companies in their growth makes him a valuable addition to the board of directors. The board of directors expects to appoint Mr. Bergman to its audit committee.
Mr. Jenssen has served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for Quick-Med Technologies since January 10, 2013. He has over 35 years of experience in strategic planning, process improvement, finance and accounting. He started his career at Deloitte Touche (1978-1984) before becoming Treasurer at Associated Press (1984-1998). In addition to working as a consultant since 1998, he was the CFO, COO and a Senior Managing Director at Rothschild North America investment bank (1998-2006). From 2006 until the present, Mr. Jenssen was the President of Jenssen Consulting, a business involved in providing strategic planning, process improvement, finance and accounting related services. Mr. Jenssen does not serve as a director of any other reporting company. Mr. Jenssen is a CPA, has an MBA from Columbia University in New York and has held several securities licenses. The registrant believes that Mr. Jenssen's financial and investment banking experiences makes him a valuable addition to its board of directors.
About Quick-Med Technologies, Inc.
Quick-Med Technologies, Inc. is a life sciences company that is developing proprietary, broad-based technologies for infection prevention and control in the consumer and healthcare markets. In addition to NIMBUS, Quick-Med's Stay Fresh® technology provides highly durable antimicrobial protection for laundered apparel and other textile applications and its NimbuDerm™ technology is being developed as a long-lasting hand sanitizer. For more information, see: www.quickmedtech.com.
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