AVANT DIAGNOSTICS, INC. (OTCMKTS:AVDX) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 9, 2018, Avant Diagnostics, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Henry Cole as a director of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Cole does not have any family relationship with any director, executive officer or person nominated or chosen by us to become a director. There is no understanding or arrangement between Mr. Cole and any other person to which Mr. Cole was selected as a director. There are no transactions in which Mr. Cole has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Mr.Cole has served as President of Global Development International, LLC, a position he has held since 2007, where he provides development support, management and oversight for companies and varied program initiatives in medical and healthcare programs and products, including Instant Labs Medical Diagnostics, Inc. (molecular diagnostics, hospital based infections), MedPharm, Inc. (global and developing country hospital and clinic support), MPRC Group, LTD (medical equipment, medical system planning and support throughout the Middle East), and various others. Mr.Cole previously served from 1989 to 2005 as President and Corporate Officer at Futures Group International and Futures Group Holdings. Under his direction, corporate programs expanded to offices in over 40 countries. Mr.Cole has served on the Faculty of Economics, Tulane University (1969 – 1972) and The US President’s Council of Economic Advisors as staff intern (1969 – 1970). Mr. Cole has served as an independent director of Global Medical REIT (NASDAQ: GMRE) since May 2015. Mr.Cole has served on the boards of numerous organizations including the Millennium Project from 1996 to 2006; the Futures Institute for Sustainable Development from 2001 to 2005; Foundation Against HIV and AIDS from 2007 to 2011; Kids Save International from 2006 to 2012; Triple Win International from 2008 to 2013; and others. He has worked in over 28 countries, with in-depth experience in Egypt, Turkey, Ghana, Cameroon, Kenya, Sudan, Sahelian Africa, Haiti, Trinidad, Bahamas, Philippines, Indonesia and India. Mr.Cole holds a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an MA as well as completed Ph.D. studies (ABD) in Political Economy, with written comprehensive exams and faculty oral exams completed from The Johns Hopkins University.
About AVANT DIAGNOSTICS, INC. (OTCMKTS:AVDX)
Avant Diagnostics, Inc., formerly American Liberty Petroleum Corp., is a medical diagnostic technology company. The Company focuses on the commercialization of a series of microarray-based diagnostic tests that provide early detection of cancers, neurodegenerative diseases, and other chronic and severe disease states. The Company specializes in large panel biomarker tests. The Company’s lead product is OvaDx, a non-invasive proteomics diagnostic screening test for the early detection of ovarian cancer. The Company’s primary activities are preparing sample specimens in order for OvaDx to obtain the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. The Company’s product, OvaDx, is a microarray-based test that measures the activation of the immune system in blood samples in response to early-stage ovarian tumor cell development. It identifies stage I, II, III and IV disease markers in patient samples.