IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardiogenesis Corporation (Pink Sheets: CGCP), a leading developer of surgical products used in the treatment of patients suffering from severe angina, today announced the addition of veteran medical device executive and an experienced public company director, Raymond W. Cohen as a member of the Company's Board of Directors, increasing the number of board members to six.
Mr. Cohen, 49, has over 25 years of executive experience in the medical technology field and is currently the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Symphony Medical Inc., a venture-capital backed developer of novel biotherapeutic therapies to treat heart failure and other cardiac abnormalities.
For the decade prior to 2006, Cohen served as Chairman and CEO of publicly traded Cardiac Science, Inc. having served in that role during the period of rapid revenue growth and through the company's merger with Quinton Cardiology in late 2005. Today Cardiac Science is a leading manufacturer of automated public-access defibrillators and diagnostic cardiology systems, generating over $200 million in annual revenue. Cohen continues to serve on the board of Cardiac Science and also serves on the boards of BioLife Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded company, and BioGenex, Inc., and Syncroness, Inc.
Paul J. McCormick, the Company's Chairman of the Board commented, "Mr. Cohen has a solid track record of success in developing and commercializing innovative medical technology, particularly in the cardiovascular market. He brings the vision, insight and skills necessary to make a significant contribution to the Cardiogenesis Board of Directors and our shareholders. We are very pleased to have Mr. Cohen join our board and look forward to working with him."
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