DisposeRX CEO Passes Away After Being Hit By Stray Bullet In Uptown Charlotte

DisposeRx Chairman, Founder and CEO John Holaday, Ph.D., passed away on Friday, Oct. 4, as a result of injuries he suffered in a random shooting in Charlotte, September 30th.

John, a resident of Bethesda, MD, was an innocent victim.

“Words cannot describe the immense sadness and grief we feel in losing our leader, mentor, colleague and friend,” said DisposeRx President William Simpson. “While we will continue to struggle with the senseless and tragic way in which John died, we will honor him every day in the way that we operate and represent DisposeRx. We are more committed than ever to fulfilling his dreams.”

“We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the emergency responders and staff of Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center for the amazing care and compassion that they showed to John and his family during the most difficult of days,” said Denis Connaghan, DisposeRx Chief Financial Officer.