Global Care Capital Appoints Debbie Benczkowski to the Advisory Board
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Care Capital Inc. (CSE:HLTH, FRANKFURT: L6V1) (the “Company” or “Global Care”) a global investment company which engages in early stage investment opportunities in private and public companies, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Debbie Benczkowski to the Advisory Board.
About Debbie BenczkowskiDebbie Benczkowski worked for over thirty-five years in the Canadian voluntary sector, in the areas of direct service, supervision, management, strategy & governance. With a degree in Social Work from the State University of New York, Debbie began her career in 1977 at the Metro Toronto Association for Community Living (MTACL) as one of the first Adult Protective Service Workers in Ontario; she worked her way up to the position of Assistant Executive Director until leaving MTACL in 1986, to join the newly established Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC). When she retired in 2017, Debbie was ASC’s Chief Operating Officer, with responsibility for the Society’s Mission Programs & Services, including the Alzheimer Society Research Program, Knowledge Translation & Exchange activities, Government Relations/Public Policy; Debbie also supported the Chief Executive Officer and ASC Board of Directors in a Corporate Secretariat role.Debbie also served as the Society’s Interim Chief Executive Officer on a number of occasions, while the Society’s Board of Directors conducted a search for a new CEO.Debbie has had a long affiliation with the Society’s International body, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI); under a Twinning Program run by ADI, Debbie provided mentorship on strategy and governance to the Alzheimer’s Association of Trinidad & Tobago and was responsible for hosting international conferences in Toronto in 1993 and in 2011.Debbie is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Health Charities Coalition Canada (HCCC) 2012 Award of Distinction. The Award of Distinction was established by HCCC to recognize outstanding employees of HCCC member organizations who have directly provided leadership and/or outstanding support to the charitable health sector in Canada.Since retirement, Debbie has taken on a voluntary leadership role as the Co-Chair of the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Mission Critical Council on Vascular Cognitive Impairment and is a member of the Foundation’s Council on Mission: Priorities, Advice, Science and Strategy (CoMPASS). Debbie also serves as an advisor to uCarenet and uCareLingo, a connected community of caregivers and care seekers, established to give families easier access to affordable home care.About Global CareGlobal Care Capital is a global investment company which specializes in providing early stage financing to private and public companies. The Company engages in new, early stage investment opportunities in previously underdeveloped assets and obtaining positions in early stage investment opportunities that adequately reflect the risk profile.GLOBAL CARE CAPITAL INC.:Company Contact:
Alex Somjen, President & CEO
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