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FirstLab Appoints Christopher Roames as President and Chief Executive Officer

CHALFONT, PA--(Marketwired - June 11, 2014) - Dr. Ronald I. Dozoretz, Founder and Chairman of FirstLab, is pleased to announce that Christopher Roames has been appointed to lead FirstLab as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Roames has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer for the past three years. He will succeed Scott A. Storrer who served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FirstLab for four years.

Mr. Roames joined FirstLab in April of 2011 and has been responsible for many phases of the modernization of FirstLab's business, including sales and marketing efforts, new account development, customer relationship building, sales training and team leadership, region and territory expansions, account retention and product research and evaluation. Importantly, Mr. Roames helped lead the successful launch of Occupational Health, a new business segment that truly makes FirstLab a one stop shop for all employer services. Prior to joining FirstLab Mr. Roames was Vice President, Alternative Sales at CIGNA Healthcare and has 15+ years of healthcare experience. 

"I am thrilled that Chris has accepted the position of President and CEO of FirstLab," said Dr. Dozoretz. "As the recognized leader in Drug and Alcohol Testing and Employer services worldwide, I know that the FirstLab business is in good hands with an experienced leader such as Chris."

About FirstLab

Founded in 1989, FirstLab is now the largest, private Third party Administrator of drug and alcohol testing programs in the country. We are known for our regulatory, legal and technical expertise in substance abuse testing, policies and procedures. We believe our success is a testament to our legacy of progressive results-driven thinking. Our executive team is comprised of leading experts in regulatory compliance and scientific innovation. They are also champions of customer service, ensuring that our clients have comprehensive, up-to-the minute information on the latest changes to policies, procedures and best practices. FirstLab's distinguished medical team leads the healthcare industry with ongoing thought leadership and innovation. Learn more at www.firstlab.com

For more information, contact:

Bernadette Coffey
Executive Administrative Assistant
800.732.3784 Ext. 5519
[email protected]

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