PLANTATION, Fla., March 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Akumin Inc.
(NASDAQ: AKU) (TSX: AKU) ("Akumin" or the "Company") announced the
departure of its President and Co-Chief Executive Officer,
Rhonda Longmore-Grund, effective
today, following the decision by its board of directors to not
continue with the co-CEO arrangement. Riadh
Zine will remain as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
Ms. Longmore-Grund became President and Co-Chief Executive
Officer of Akumin on the closing of the acquisition by the Company
of Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. ("Alliance") on September 1, 2021. She has since assisted the
Company with the integration of the two businesses.
Riadh Zine, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer of Akumin, commented, "On behalf of the board of
directors of Akumin, I would like to thank Rhonda for her
dedication and contributions to date. Rhonda successfully assisted
us through a period of transition following our acquisition of
Alliance, which has secured Akumin's position as one of the most
comprehensive radiology and oncology solutions providers in
the United States. We wish her the
very best in her next endeavors."
Akumin is a national partner of choice for U.S. hospitals,
health systems and physician groups, with comprehensive solutions
addressing outsourced radiology and oncology service line needs.
Akumin provides: (1) fixed-site outpatient diagnostic imaging
services through a network of more than 200 owned and/or operated
imaging locations; and (2) outpatient radiology and oncology
services and solutions to approximately 1,000 hospitals and health
systems across 46 states. By combining clinical and operational
expertise with the latest advances in technology and information
systems, Akumin facilitates more efficient and effective diagnosis
and treatment for patients and their providers. Akumin's imaging
procedures include MRI, CT, positron emission tomography (PET and
PET/CT), ultrasound, diagnostic radiology (X-ray), mammography, and
other interventional procedures; cancer care services include a
full suite of radiation therapy and related offerings. For more
information, visit www.akumin.com and
SOURCE Akumin Inc.