MEDIchair Franchise appoints Hignett as Director of Regional Support in Eastern Canada


The MEDIchair franchise is North America’s leading and fastest growing home medical equipment franchise company.  Mr. Bas van Lankvelt, Chief Operating Officer is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Harry Hignett as the Director of Regional Support in Eastern Canada.

“We are pleased to have attracted such a seasoned HME professional to work in concert with our franchisees,” Mr. van Lankvelt explains.” Harry’s wealth of experience and knowledge of the HME market will be invaluable to our franchise network is eastern Canada.”

Mr. Hignett who will be based in Etobicoke, MEDIchair’s Eastern Regional Office, recently held a position in Territory Management for a major Canadian manufacturer of mobility products. He has also held other senior positions within Sales and Marketing, Store Management and District Management. He has been involved in the Home Medical Equipment industry since 1996 and is a Bachelor of Science graduate from Minot State University in North Dakota.

MEDIchair are ‘the home medical equipment specialists’ who celebrate 25 years in Canada in 2010. MEDIchair, a LifeMark Health Management company, is the leading and fastest growing Home Medical Equipment (HME) franchise company with stores from coast-to-coast in Canada. MEDIchair stores have a broad line of Home Medical Equipment products, which include; wheelchairs, scooters, lift chairs, bathroom safety products, home accessibility solutions, and soft/disposable personal health care products such as incontinence supplies, wound care, compression, and bracing.

These specialised products are intended to improve the quality of life for people who are experiencing disabilities, injuries, surgeries, and aging. MEDIchair prides itself on highly trained HME consultants who are caring, knowledgeable and committed to finding the right home health care product solution for each customer. MEDIchair also promotes good health through its public education and awareness programs, and through its adherence to best practice management.

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