PLANTATION, Florida., March 18, 2022 /CNW/ – Akumin Inc. (NASDAQ: AKU) (TSX: AKU) (“Akumin“or the”Company“) announced the departure of its President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Rhonda Longmore-Grundeffective today, following the decision of its board of directors not to pursue the co-CEO agreement. Riadh Zine will remain Chairman and CEO of Akumin.
Ms. Longmore-Grund became President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Akumin upon the closing of the Company’s acquisition of Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (“Alliance“) to September 1, 2021. Since then, she has accompanied the Company in the integration of the two companies.
Riadh ZinePresident and CEO of Akumin, said, “On behalf of Akumin’s Board of Directors, I would like to thank Rhonda for her dedication and contributions to date. Rhonda successfully assisted us through a transition period following our acquisition of Alliance, which secured Akumin’s position as one of the most comprehensive radiology and oncology solutions providers in United States. We wish him the best in his future endeavours.”
Akumin is a national partner of choice for hospitals, health systems, and physician groups in the United States, with comprehensive solutions to meet the needs of outsourced radiology and oncology service lines. Akumin provides: (1) fixed-site ambulatory diagnostic imaging services through a network of more than 200 owned and/or operated imaging sites; and (2) outpatient radiology and oncology services and solutions to approximately 1,000 hospitals and health systems in 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 scan, Positron Emission Tomography (PET and PET/CT), Ultrasound, Diagnostic Radiology (X-ray), Mammography and other interventional procedures ; cancer care services include a full range of radiation therapy and related offerings. For more information, visit www.akumin.com and www.alliancehealthcareservices-us.com.