TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 8, 2013) - Biologix Hair Inc. (OTCBB:BLGX)(OTCQB:BLGX) has announced the appointment of Mark Maybank as chairman of the company's board of directors effective immediately. Mr. Maybank has served as a director since May 17, 2013 and steps in as chairman, replacing Ron Holland who will remain as a director as well as president of Biologix Hair (Canada) Inc.
Mark Maybank is an active investor, director and advisor. He is currently Chairman of Fleet Canada Inc., a Canadian aerospace company. He was recently the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Canaccord Financial Inc. and President and COO of Canaccord Genuity Corp. Mr. Maybank also served in various other capacities with Canaccord companies including Deputy Global Head of Capital Markets, Director of Canaccord's US and UK regulated subsidiaries and Executive VP, Managing Director, and Global Head of Research.
Previously, he was the COO and Executive VP, Business Development of Itemus Inc, an Internet and ecommerce company. Mr. Maybank currently serves as Co-Chair of Gold Medal Plates, is a member of the corporate advisory board of the Art Gallery of Ontario and is active on a number of other corporate boards.
Mr. Maybank holds his Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator designations. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta.
In addition, Biologix is pleased to announce Dr. Delon Human has agreed to serve as a director, effective immediately. Delon Human, M.B.Ch.B., M.Prax.Med, MFGP, DCH, MBA is the President and CEO of HEALTHDiplomats. Currently he is also the Secretary-General of the International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA), an alliance of the top food companies in the world. He is a published author, international lecturer and well-respected health care consultant specializing in health system and product development, corporate and product transformation, strategy formulation and health communication. He has acted as adviser to the WHO Director-General and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon.
He is the immediate Past Secretary General of the World Medical Association (WMA), the global representative body for physicians. He was instrumental in the establishment of the World Health Professions Alliance, an alliance of the global representative bodies of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists and physical therapists. During 2006 he was elected to serve as the Secretary-General of the Africa Medical Association (AfMA). He is a fellow of the Russian and Romanian Academies of Medical Sciences.
He qualified as physician in South Africa and completed his postgraduate studies in family medicine and child health in South Africa and Oxford, England. He was a clinician for two decades, part of the pediatric endocrinology research unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital and involved in the establishment of several medical centres, a hospital and emergency clinic in South Africa. His business studies (MBA) were completed at the Edinburgh Business School.
Biologix CEO Dr. Michael Stocker stated: "We appreciate the willingness of Dr. Human to serve on the Biologix board of directors and of Mr. Maybank to step in and fill the role of Chairman at this time. We are also grateful to Mr. Ron Holland for his able leadership as chairman during his tenure in that position and are very happy he will remain a member of the board as a director going forward."
About Biologix Hair Inc. and Biologix Hair Science Ltd.
Biologix Hair Inc. (Biologix Hair), together with its wholly owned biotechnology subsidiary, Biologix Hair Science Ltd. (TM) (BHS), is focused on realizing the full market potential for its patent-pending hair loss prevention and regeneration treatment - the Biologix Hair Therapy System(TM) - and its demonstrated ability to prevent and reverse the effects of alopecia, which plagues hundreds of millions worldwide.