MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 14, 2022 /CNW/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV) (OTCQX: CVALF), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced that it has appointed Jason F. Gorel as its interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gorel has been appointed interim Chief Financial Officer while the Company undertakes a search for a new Chief Financial Officer to assist Covalon with its next phase of growth.
"Jason brings financial leadership skills, operational experience, and knowledge of asset management and information systems to Covalon," said Brian Pedlar, Chief Executive Officer of Covalon. "We look forward to his contribution to our Company."
Mr. Gorel has more than 20 years of senior financial leadership experience in both the private and public sectors. Mr. Gorel has been Chief Financial Officer of several companies, including Toronto Community Housing Corporation and BCS Global Networks Inc. Mr. Gorel has held senior finance positions with SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust and Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Gorel also serves on the Board of Directors of Fairplay Ventures Inc., a publicly listed capital pool corporation on the TSX Venture Exchange, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Hearing Foundation of Canada.
Mr. Gorel carries the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant), and Certified Public Accountant (Illinois). He has also completed the Director Education Program at the Institute of Corporate Directors through the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management.
Covalon Technologies Ltd. is a researcher, developer, manufacturer, and marketer of patent-protected medical products that improve patient outcomes and save lives in the areas of advanced wound care, infection management and surgical procedures. Covalon leverages its patented medical technology platforms and expertise in two ways: (i) by developing products that are sold under Covalon's name; and (ii) by developing and commercializing medical products for other medical companies under development and license contracts. The Company is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, having the symbol COV and trades on the OTQX Market under the symbol CVALF. To learn more about Covalon, visit our website at www.covalon.com.
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SOURCE Covalon Technologies Ltd.