Mr. John Porter has been appointed to the Coperforma Board. He is also deputy chairman of Sinocare, which owns and operates hospitals in the People’s Republic of China and aims to raise the standard of health care for the Chinese middle class. Mr Porter helped to found Natus Medical and served for five years as a director of Ivax Corp, now part of Teva. He is a major shareholder in Telos Corporation and holds degrees from the Universities of Oxford, Paris and Stanford.