VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (otcqb:DMPI) (“DelMar”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John K. Bell to the company’s Board of Directors.
John K. Bell, is Chairman of Onbelay Capital Inc., a Canadian based private equity Company with principal investments in Telematics and auto parts manufacturing (for past 5 years). Prior to that, from 1996 to 2005, Mr. Bell was CEO and owner of Polymer Technologies Inc., an automotive parts manufacturer.
Prior to that, from 1977 to 1995, Mr. Bell was founder and owner of Shred-Tech Limited a global manufacturer and supplier of industrial shredders and mobile document shredders. Mr. Bell served as interim CEO and director of ATS Automation Tooling Systems in 2007. Mr. Bell is a director of BSM Wireless, Strongco Corporation, and the Royal Canadian Mint.
Mr. Bell is National secretary and board member of The Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada. Mr. Bell is past Chairman of Waterloo Regional Police, Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Canada’s Technology Triangle accelerator network and The Region of Waterloo prosperity counsel.
Mr. Bell is a graduate of Western University Ivey School of Business, a Fellow of the institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, a graduate of the Institute of Directors Program of Canada and the owner’s president program at Harvard and International marketing program at Oxford.
“We are delighted to have John Bell join the DelMar Board. In addition to his extensive financial and accounting background, John’s operating experience will be invaluable as we continue to advance our business. John’s skill set and experience complement DelMar’s focus on developing and commercializing proven cancer therapies in new orphan drug indications,” commented Jeffrey Bacha, President & CEO of DelMar.
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