Ms. McCormick is a former Officer of Aetna, Inc.
LOVELAND, Colo., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA) today announced that Ms. Louise McCormick has joined the company's Board of Directors.
"We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence in corporate governance, and a Board consisting of high quality, independent Directors is critical to this effort," said Robert Grieve, Heska's Chairman and CEO. "We are pleased Louise McCormick has chosen to join our Board. I am confident we will benefit from her significant experience and talents."
Ms. McCormick's career includes more than 25 years of experience with Aetna in various finance, strategic planning and legal positions. Her accomplishments include directing the turnaround of Aetna's field property/casualty claim operation, the restructuring and re-staffing of a centralized financial reporting function and the revamping of Aetna's corporate planning process. Ms. McCormick is currently an independent Director, chair of the Investment Committee and a member of the Ethics and Corporate Governance Committee of Foresters, a Toronto-based insurance company.
"I am impressed with Heska's commitment to animal health and recent operating performance. I am excited by the prospects for the products the company has recently launched," commented Ms. McCormick. "I am pleased to join this stellar Board and look forward to a continuation of Heska's demonstrated success."
Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA) sells advanced veterinary diagnostic and other specialty veterinary products. Heska's state-of-the-art offerings to its customers include diagnostic instruments and supplies as well as single use, point-of-care tests, vaccines and pharmaceuticals. The company's core focus is on the canine and feline markets where it strives to provide high value products and unparalleled customer support to veterinarians. For further information on Heska and its products, visit the company's website at http://www.heska.com.
This announcement contains forward-looking statements regarding Heska's future financial and operating results. These statements are based on current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. In addition, factors that could affect the business and financial results of Heska generally include the following: uncertainties related to the impact any given Director or Heska's Board of Directors as a whole may ultimately have on Heska's operating results; risks regarding the commercialization and market acceptance of products Heska has introduced recently or may introduce in the future; risks related to using historical results to predict future outcomes; risks regarding Heska's ability to successfully market, sell and distribute its products; competition; uncertainties regarding Heska's reliance on third parties to whom Heska has granted substantial marketing rights to certain of Heska's existing products; risks regarding Heska's reliance on third-party suppliers, which is substantial; and the risks set forth in Heska's filings and future filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those set forth in Heska's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2007.
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