Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

Date : 06/11/2019 @ 10:02AM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Medicure Inc. (PC) (MCUJF)
Quote : 3.64  0.0 (0.00%) @ 9:17PM

Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

 

 

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of June 2019

 

Commission File Number: 001-31995

 

MEDICURE INC.

(Translation of registrant's name into English)

 

2-1250 Waverley Street

Winnipeg, MB Canada R3T 6C6

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

 

Form 20-F x Form 40-F o

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): o

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): o

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

Yes o No x

 

If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 8a72____.

 

 

 

  
 

 


 

EXHIBIT LIST

Exhibit Title
   
99.1 News Release Dated June 10, 2019 - Medicure Announces Appoinment of Dr. Neil Owens as President and Chief Operating Officer

 

 

 

 

  
 

 


 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

  Medicure Inc.
  (Registrant)
   
     
Date: June 10, 2019 By: /s/ Dr. Albert D. Friesen                           
  Dr. Albert D. Friesen
  Title: President & CEO

 

 



Exhibit 99.1

 

 

 

 

Medicure Announces Appoinment of Dr. Neil Owens as President and Chief Operating Officer

WINNIPEG, June 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Medicure Inc. ("Medicure" or the "Company") (TSXV: MPH, OTC: MCUJD.PK), a pharmaceutical company, today announced that Dr. Neil Owens has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective July 1, 2019.  In this capacity, Dr. Owens will be responsible for implementing the Company's strategic plans, and overseeing day-to-day operations, including the advancement and management of new and existing pharmaceutical products. Dr. Albert Friesen has served as the Company's President since May of 2016 and will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer of the Company and as Chair of its Board of Directors.

Dr. Neil Owens has worked at Medicure since 2014, in various positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Director, Scientific Affairs. Dr. Owens holds a Bachelor of Science and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Manitoba and has Post Doctoral experience with the IECB (the Institut Européen de Chimie et Biologie, an international and interdisciplinary research team incubator, operating under the joint authority of the CNRS, INSERN and the Université de Bordeaux).     

"Dr. Owens has demonstrated leadership skills and the drive to implement Medicure's growth and development strategy." stated Dr. Friesen. "We are pleased that he is taking on this new executive management role."

About Medicure

Medicure is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapies for the U.S. cardiovascular market. The present focus of the Company is the marketing and distribution of AGGRASTAT® (tirofiban hydrochloride) injection, ZYPITAMAGTM (pitavastatin) tablets and the ReDS™ device in the United States, where they are sold through the Company's U.S. subsidiary, Medicure Pharma Inc. For more information on Medicure please visit www.medicure.com.

To be added to Medicure's e-mail list, please visit: 
http://medicure.mediaroom.com/alerts

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

CisionView original content:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/medicure-announces-appoinment-of-dr-neil-owens-as-president-and-chief-operating-officer-300864837.html

SOURCE Medicure Inc.

View original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2019/10/c6052.html

%CIK: 0001133519

For further information: James Kinley, Chief Financial Officer, Tel. 888-435-2220, Fax 204-488-9823, E-mail: info@medicure.com, www.medicure.com

CO: Medicure Inc.

CNW 17:30e 10-JUN-19



This regulatory filing also includes additional resources:
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