August 29/Toronto/Marketwired -- BioExx Specialty Proteins Ltd. announced that its board of directors has appointed John MacDonald, currently a director of the company, to serve as interim chief executive officer of the company. The board expressed its gratitude to Chris Schnarr, the previous chief executive officer of the company, who has also resigned from the board.

MacDonald is managing director of John MacDonald and Associates, a firm of established accounting and tax professionals he founded in 1989 after several years in senior management positions with the Government of Ontario. Serving in various roles including CEO, chairman, and chief restructuring officer, MacDonald has leveraged his leadership and professional experience to lead change and growth strategies at several companies. MacDonald has been a director of BioExx since April 2008.