|By Marketwired .||
|January 10, 2014 05:05 PM EST||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/10/14 -- Trimel Pharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX: TRL) today announced the retirement of Mr. Bruce Brydon as Chair of the Board of Directors and as a Director.
The Board has appointed Mr. Ian Ihnatowycz, currently a Director of Trimel, as Chair of the Board of Directors. Both changes are effective January 15, 2014.
Mr. Brydon stated, "As we enter a new year, I have given considerable thought to my personal circumstances - now located in Western Canada away from Trimel's base of operations - as well as the next phase of Trimel's development and succession. Accordingly, I have decided that now is the time to step aside and pass on my duties to the new Chair, whose excellent leadership skills will benefit the company and its shareholders."
Ian Ihnatowycz is the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Generation Capital Inc., a private investment holding company and one of Trimel's major shareholders. He founded Acuity in 1990 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Investment Management Inc. and Acuity Funds Ltd. until its sale in 2011. Mr. Ihnatowycz has served on the boards of numerous public and private companies as well as a variety of not-for-profit and professional organizations. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Zymeworks Inc., Myca Health Inc., and Real Imaging Ltd., all operating in the life sciences sector, Fulcrum Management Solutions Ltd., and the Royal Conservatory of Music. Additionally, Mr. Ihnatowycz is a member of the Ivey Advisory Board and the Ian. O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership Advisory Board, both at the Ivey Business School. Mr. Ihnatowycz's degrees and professional designations include a B.Sc. (University of Toronto), M.B.A. (Ivey Business School), CFA and Chartered Director. He was recently presented with an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Western University.
"On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Bruce Brydon for his leadership and years of dedicated service to Trimel as Chair and founding CEO," stated Mr. Ihnatowycz. "During his tenure with the company, Bruce has successfully launched and led Trimel through its initial development phase. We wish him all the best in the future."
Trimel is a specialty pharmaceutical company actively developing medications for male hypogonadism, female sexual dysfunction and various respiratory disorders. An NDA for CompleoTRT, a product utilizing Trimel's licensed bioadhesive intranasal gel technology, has been accepted for review by the FDA for regulatory approval in the United States. For more information, please visit www.trimelpharmaceuticals.com.
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an In...
Oct. 25, 2014 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,699
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud...
Oct. 25, 2014 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,815
In her General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Anne Plese, Senior Consultant, Cloud Product Marketing, at Verizon Enterprise, will focus on finding the right mix of renting vs. buying Oracle capacity to scale to meet business demands, and offer validated Oracle database TCO models for Oracle development and testing environments. Anne Plese is a marketing and technology enthusiast/realist with over 19...
Oct. 25, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,669
StackIQ offers a comprehensive software suite that automates the deployment, provisioning, and management of Big Infrastructure. With StackIQ’s software, you can spin up fully configured big data clusters, quickly and consistently — from bare-metal up to the applications layer — and manage them efficiently. Our software’s modular architecture allows customers to integrate nearly any application wi...
Oct. 25, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,758
As Platform as a Service (PaaS) matures as a category, developers should have the ability to use the programming language of their choice to build applications and have access to a wide array of services. Bluemix is IBM's open cloud development platform that enables users to easily build cloud-based, creative mobile and web applications without having to spend large amounts of time and resources o...
Oct. 25, 2014 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,735
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, will discuss how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will nee...
Oct. 24, 2014 09:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,386
When you set off to build an app that will change the world, designing your system architecture to be reliable and scalable is important but the stark reality is that, for your MVP, you probably had a “need for speed” (of development). You didn’t know what all the axes were to scale your application, where your stress points would be, and what weird and wonderful ways your customers would use it d...
Oct. 24, 2014 09:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,190
Compute virtualization has been transformational, yet security policy implementation and enforcement has lagged behind in agility and automation. There are a number of key considerations when implementing policy in private and hybrid clouds. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Holland Barry, VP of Technology at Catbird, will discuss the impact of this new paradigm and what organizations can do to...
Oct. 24, 2014 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,515
Samsung VP Jacopo Lenzi, who headed the company's recent SmartThings acquisition under the auspices of Samsung's Open Innovaction Center (OIC), answered a few questions we had about the deal. This interview was in conjunction with our interview with SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson. IoT Journal: SmartThings was developed in an open, standards-agnostic platform, and will now be part of Samsung's Ope...
Oct. 23, 2014 11:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,677
SYS-CON Events announced today that Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will exhibit at Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, ...
Oct. 23, 2014 11:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,712