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Empower Welcomes BC Pharmacy Association President and Respected Educator Annette Robinson
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / August 26, 2021 / EMPOWER CLINICS INC. (CSE: CBDT) (FRA: 8EC) (OTCQB: EPWCF) (“Empower“or the”Society“) an integrated healthcare company – serving patients through medical centers, telemedicine platforms and a high-complexity medical diagnostic laboratory processing thousands of COVID-19 samples – is pleased to announce the appointment of Annette Robinson to its first global advisory board, designed to advance the company’s strategic goals through expert advice and guidance.
“We bring together a diverse board of high caliber experts and leaders to advance Empower’s growth agenda,” said Steven McAuley, President and CEO of Empower Clinics. “Annette’s credentials, skills and network are unmatched, and I am delighted to welcome her to our growing team.”
A pharmacist by trade, Annette was elected to the board of directors of the BC Pharmacy Association (BCPhA) in September 2017 and is currently the president of the BCPhA and representative of the board of directors of the Canadian Pharmacists Association. In addition, she served on the discipline committee of the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia. Annette has worked as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) as well as an insulin pump and machine trainer.
Originally from British Columbia, Annette graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. She is a thirty-seven year industry veteran, with experience as a salaried pharmacist for small independent pharmacies, to pharmacy management for the biggest brands in Canada, such as Pharmasave and Rexall.
“I look forward to partnering with an innovative and integrated healthcare brand like Empower,” said Annette Robinson. “In my roles both in major pharmacies and in its main lobbying association, I can confirm that Empower has a vision that is very timely and relevant to pharmacies across Canada, and possibly beyond. Pharmacies need a partner like Empower to offer more diagnostic products and both digital and in-person health service solutions to their customers. “
Annette will begin advising Empower Clinics immediately, and additional advisory board members will be announced in the fall.
This press release is available on the verified Empower Clinics forum on AGORACOM for shareholder discussion, questions and engagement with management https://agoracom.com/ir/EmpowerClinics
Empower is an integrated healthcare company that brings the well-being of body and soul to patients through its clinics, with digital and telemedicine care, and world-class medical diagnostic laboratories. Backed by an experienced management team, Empower is aggressively expanding its clinical and digital presence across North America. Our Health & Wellness and Diagnostics & Technology business units are positioned to positively impact the integrated health of our patients, while simultaneously delivering long-term value for our shareholders.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Chief Executive Officer
Steven McAuley CEO
Business development and communication
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This press release contains certain “forward-looking statements” or “forward-looking information” (collectively “forward-looking statements”) within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements and are based on expectations, estimates and projections as of the date of this press release. Forward-looking statements can often be identified by words such as “plans”, “continues”, “expects”, “plans”, “intends”, “believes”, “plans”, “estimates”, “Could”, “”, “potential”, “proposed” and other similar words, or information indicating that certain events or conditions “could” or “occur”. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release include, without limitation, statements regarding: the expected benefits to the Company and its shareholders as a result of the acquisition of Kai Medical Laboratory; the terms of the transaction; the expected number of clinics and patients after closure; the potential future success of Kai Medical Laboratory, the Sun Valley franchise model; the launch of new health centers and their appearance; that the Society can provide health care to millions of Canadians; that new healthcare services can be added and that the Company will be positioned to be a market-leading service provider for complex patient needs in 2020 and beyond. These statements are only projections, are based on assumptions currently known to management, and are subject to risks and uncertainties which may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially. those contained in the forward-looking statements, including: that Kai The Medical Laboratory will successfully win any US government tender; that the MedX Health pilot program will be successful; that Empower will bring the MedX Health teledermatology product to health centers across North America; that the Company’s products may not perform as expected; that the Company may not be able to expand COVID-19 testing; that legislative changes may have an adverse effect on the activities and product development of the Company; that the Company may not be able to obtain adequate financing to pursue its business plan; that the Company will be able to begin and / or complete the construction and tenant improvement for the Canadian clinics or the expansion of the Kai medical laboratory in 2Q 2021; as general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; failure to obtain necessary approvals in connection with the proposed transaction; and other factors beyond the control of the Company. No assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will derive from them. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements in this press release, which are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. The Company has no obligation and expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements contained in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required. by applicable laws.
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