MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the
"Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV), an advanced medical technologies
company, today announced the departure of its Chief Financial Officer,
"It is unfortunate that her recent promotion to the role of Chief
Financial Officer has not worked out and we wish Ms. Jairam all the
best in her future endeavours", said Brian Pedlar, Covalon's Chief
Mr. Pedlar will become the Company's interim Chief Financial Officer in
addition to his duties as President and Chief Executive Officer while
the Company searches for a replacement. Mr. Pedlar is a Canadian
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA)
and has previously held the role of Chief Financial Officer of other
public companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.
Covalon Technologies Ltd. researches, develops and commercializes new
healthcare technologies that help save lives around the world.
Covalon's patented technologies, products and services address the
advanced healthcare needs of medical device companies, healthcare
providers and individual consumers. Covalon's technologies are used to
prevent, detect and manage medical conditions in specialty areas such
as wound care, tissue repair, infection control, disease management,
medical device coatings and biocompatibility. To learn more about
Covalon, visit our website at www.covalon.com
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SOURCE Covalon Technologies Ltd.