ATHENS, Greece, via ETELIGIS INC., 01/26/2015 – – HCi Viocare (OTCQB: VICA), (the "Company") announced today that it has strengthened its management team with the arrival of new COO Heleen Kist and Investor Relations executive Mikuláš Dylowicz, who has been retained as a consultant. The appointments come at a time of operational growth for the company, which is setting up a chain of Prosthetic, Orthotic and Diabetic foot rehabilitation centres in Europe and progressing an R&D portfolio of devices for the wider health & wellbeing industry.
Heleen Kist is a former McKinsey consultant, in its Healthcare practice, and Procter & Gamble technical manager. Prior to joining HCi Viocare, she was an independent strategy consultant for over a decade and previously a VC investor and start-up CEO. She holds a MS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and an MS in Chemistry from Leiden University in the Netherlands. Heleen will be based in HCi Viocare in the company’s R&D centre in Glasgow, UK.
Mikuláš Dylowicz co-founded private client investment advisory firm Milton Crown s.r.o. following an early career as financial advisor at Capital Partners a.s. in the Czech Republic. He studied Economics at the Czech University of Pardubice. Mikuláš is based in the Company’s office in Athens, Greece.
About HCi Viocare:
HCi Viocare has a dual, complementary business model of 1) creating the first cross-border independent chain of Prosthetics & Orthotics (P&O) and Diabetic Foot clinics in Europe and the Middle East and 2) developing a portfolio of biomedical technologies to address unmet needs in the diabetic foot, P&O and other health & wellbeing areas, for licensing to established industry participants.
The company is listed on the OTC Markets in the USA, has its executive office in Athens, Greece and R&D centre in Glasgow, UK.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of HCi Viocare
Chief Executive Officer and President
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Sotiris Leontaritis, President
For further information about HCi Viocare please visit the Company’s website at http://www.viocare.eu
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