THETFORD MINES, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Aug. 26, 2016) – AlliancePharma Inc. (TSX VENTURE:APA) (“AlliancePharma” or the “Corporation“) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sheldon Elman as a member of the board of directors of the Corporation. Dr. Elman is the Founder and Chairman of Medisys Health Group Inc., Canada’s leading provider of comprehensive, preventive and corporate health solutions, as well as a Founding Partner of Persistence Capital Partners, a private equity fund specializing in health care. “I am very excited that Dr. Elman has joined the board of directors of AlliancePharma,” said Marc Lemieux, President and CEO of AlliancePharma. “Dr. Elman brings a great deal of board experience as well as extensive knowledge in the healthcare industry.”