Meridian Advisor/Strategist Dr. Lyle Oberg appointed Chair of Alberta Heather Services

4 December 2023by Admin0

(Trail, British Columbia) Meridian Impact Partners Inc. (MIP) today announced
the appointment of Advisor/Strategist the Hon. Dr. Lyle Oberg, E.C.A., as the Board Chair of Alberta Health Services (AHS). Dr. Oberg brings a distinguished career in both private practice and public service, having served as Minister of Alberta Learning, Finance, Infrastructure and Transportation, and Social Services. Previously appointed as a board member of the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Oberg’s new role reflects his qualifications, expertise, and commitment to enhancing the quality of life for Albertans. Alberta Health Services, with approximately 125,000 employees and an annual budget of $16.5 billion, stands as one of Canada’s most significant organizations. Dr. Oberg’s well-deserved appointment underscores his leadership capabilities.

Concurrently, Vancouver based MYND Life Sciences (CSE: MYND) (OTCQB: MYNDF) announced that Dr. Oberg will transition from the role of CEO to Executive Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. Since founding Mynd in 2021, Dr. Oberg has played a pivotal role in the company’s growth, making it Canada’s leader in the application of molecularly defined analogues of non-hallucinogenic psilocybins for therapeutic purposes. Under his visionary leadership, Mynd has initiated multiple preclinical and clinical trials to assess the efficacy of its technologies.

In his new role as Executive Chairman, Dr. Oberg will focus on shaping the company’s future, emphasizing strategy, strategic partnerships, acquisitions, and corporate governance. He will also serve as a mentor for emerging talent, leveraging his extensive experience and industry knowledge to guide the board and senior leadership team. Meridian joins Mynd in extending our best wishes to Dr. Oberg in his latest appointment and express our gratitude for his continuing contributions to Meridian and Mynd’s success.

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