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Dynacare Announces Vito Ciciretto as new CEO

BRAMPTON, Ontario, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dynacare, a Canadian health and wellness solutions company, has announced that, effective immediately, Vito Ciciretto will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Since November 2018, Ciciretto has served as both Interim CEO and Vice-President of Operations for Dynacare and has demonstrated exceptional leadership and vision in these roles.

“I’m honoured to have been chosen to lead Dynacare at a time when we are focused on innovation in the health and wellness industry,” said Ciciretto. “Our dynamic team and service offering ensure that we are well-positioned to support the lives of our patients and customers with commitment and care.”

Having joined Dynacare as Vice-President of Laboratory Operations and Customer Service in 2009, Ciciretto has consistently demonstrated his ability to collaborate effectively, drive results and lead with clarity and vision. His many accomplishments since joining Dynacare include the Lab of the Future initiative, the implementation of Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodology, and his continuous collaboration with the business development team to strengthen the overall patient and customer experience.

Bill Haas, Managing Board Director of Dynacare, has recognized Vito for his efforts to lead change and achieve organizational excellence. “Vito brings to this important role a relentless commitment to employee and customer satisfaction, a drive for continuous improvement, and a passion for bringing value to our stakeholders. I believe that investing in talent within an organization can yield extraordinary results, and Vito is an outstanding example of that principle. I am confident that he will continue to provide strong leadership to drive growth at Dynacare, and to fulfill our mission to be Canada’s health and wellness solutions leader and vision to support healthy lives with commitment and care.”

Previous to his roles at Dynacare, Ciciretto was the Chief Operating Officer at Algonquin Power Income Trust and held 15-years of management roles of increasing responsibility at Honeywell Aerospace.

Ciciretto earned a Master of Business Administration degree from York University and a Bachelor of Business Management degree from Ryerson University, is a Chartered Professional Accountant, and he also holds Certified Management Accountant and Program Management Professional designations.

In light of former CEO and Board Chair Naseem Somani’s unexpected passing, Harvey Shapiro will also be assuming the role of Chair of the Dynacare Board of Directors, bringing extensive experience and expertise to the position. Shapiro served as the CEO of Dynacare from 1997 to 2005, during which time the company experienced considerable success and growth. Shapiro also has 14 years of experience practicing corporate law and has developed and overseen the operation of a number of successful businesses, including several healthcare organizations.

About Dynacare
Dynacare, a LabCorp company, is committed to being Canada’s health and wellness solutions leader. Quality care is at the heart of everything we do. We are continually developing innovative programs and services to positively impact the lives of Canadians and help healthcare providers deliver the best care possible. This includes our convenient home care services, and Dynacare Plus, an easy-to-use online portal where individuals can understand their lab test results and manage their health.

In addition to offering the largest and most advanced menu of diagnostic and screening tests in Canada, Dynacare supports physicians in making confident diagnoses and clinical decisions. Dynacare is shaping the future by bringing advances in medical laboratory testing to clinicians. Through Dynacare Insurance Solutions we provide specialized testing and paramedical services for the insurance industry, and we are helping improve the health and safety of employees through workplace testing and wellness programs with Dynacare Workplace. Please visit Dynacare.ca to learn how we can help you.

For more information, contact:
Mark Bernhardt
Manager, Corporate Communications
BernhardtM@dynacare.ca
1.800.565.5721 x 5931 or 437.216.7866

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/b6543b89-aa4c-4e0d-94bf-868616a0752d