GAINESVILLE, Ga., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (ADAT), a growth oriented company focused on developing and providing clinically actionable medical information and telemedicine services, announced today that Michael J. Poelking, has been promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Poelking, who recently joined Aeon Global Health as Senior Director of Finance, will have full responsibility for the Company's financial operations and reporting functions.
Mr. Poelking, 61, has extensive expertise in the health care finance field with both large and small companies. Prior to joining Aeon, he provided CFO consulting services to One Direct Health Network, Inc., an early stage medical service company specializing in the home health industry. He also served as CFO of Amendia, Inc., a firm which designs and markets Class II and Class III medical devices, paired with biologics distribution. In that role, Mr. Poelking participated in the successful closing of five M&A transactions and the successful sale of the company to Kohlberg and Company, a New York based private equity firm. Earlier in his career, he held finance and senior operations positions with several other medium-sized healthcare organizations, as well as at Wilson Sporting Goods Company, where he was the Director of Corporate Accounting & Reporting. Mr. Poelking received a Master in Business Administration and B.B.A. in Accounting from Loyola University Chicago.
"We are excited to announce Michael's promotion to Chief Financial Officer," said Sonny Roshan, Aeon's Founder, Chairman and CEO. "In the brief time that Michael has been part of the Aeon management team, he has demonstrated the leadership and expertise necessary to drive our financial function forward. He has already implemented a number of enhancements to our financial operations so that we can be positioned for the rapid growth that we anticipate."
"Michael's broad experience, not only in finance, but on the operational side as well, will be invaluable as we advance Aeon's strategic growth plan," said David Goldberg, Aeon's Chief Operating Officer. "We will rely on his leadership and expertise as we look to not only strengthen our core business, but also as we seek to expand via acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships," he added.
ABOUT AUTHENTIDATE/AEON GLOBAL HEALTH
Authentidate Holding Corp. (ADAT), through its Aeon Global Health operating arm, is an emerging leader in the provision of clinically actionable medical informatics. Founded in 2010, Aeon is focused on the delivery of services consistent with federal quality standards and which exceed industry standards for turn-around time. Operating out of a modern 30,000 square-foot facility in suburban Atlanta, the Company provides a comprehensive menu of diagnostic and laboratory- developed tests as well as interpretative data for a wide range of inherited conditions.
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