Navigation Links
CryoLife Names Philip Theodore as Vice President, General Counsel

ATLANTA, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company, announced today that Philip A. Theodore has been named vice president, general counsel, effective September 4, 2007. Mr. Theodore will report directly to Steven G. Anderson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of the Company.

As general counsel, Mr. Theodore will be responsible for all corporate legal and governance activities, and will be involved in the execution of the Company's strategic growth plan, including acquisitions and other external transactions.

"We are delighted that Phil has joined our corporate leadership team at Cryolife," said Steve Anderson. "His extensive experience in the life sciences industry, and in mergers, acquisitions and other transactions, will be key as the Company continues to grow its business and leverage its strengths in its core marketplaces."

Mr. Theodore gained his life sciences expertise while serving as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Serologicals Corporation, a global provider of biological products, enabling technologies and services, from January 2004 through July 2006, when Serologicals was acquired by a competitor. Most recently, Mr. Theodore was senior vice president and general counsel of John H. Harland Company, a New York Stock Exchange traded company that was acquired by a competitor on May 1, 2007. Mr. Theodore practiced law in the Atlanta office of King & Spalding, LLP for 22 years, representing both buyers and sellers in mergers, acquisitions and other transactions, including various financing transactions. He joined King & Spalding LLP in 1981, becoming partner in 1986.

About CryoLife, Inc.

Founded in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the United States and Canada. The Company's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE marked in the European Community and approved in Canada and Australia for use in soft tissue repair. The Company also distributes the CryoLife-O'Brien(R) stentless porcine heart valve and the SG Model 100 vascular graft, which are CE marked for distribution within the European Community.

For additional information about the company, visit CryoLife's Web site:

CryoLife Media Contacts:

D. Ashley Lee

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and

Chief Financial Officer

CryoLife, Inc.

Phone: 770-419-3355

Katie Brazel


Phone: 404-739-0150

SOURCE CryoLife, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Wisconsin IT association names Gee president, CEO
2. Quintessence Biosciences names new president
3. CDW names VP to handle Berbee merger
4. NimbleGen names CFO with capital-raising past
5. Cisco names Berbee a top partner of 2005
6. Cisco names Inacom most innovative partner
7. UW-Madison medical school names new dean
8. GE Healthcare names new CEO
9. Bruker AXS names new leadership
10. Sonic Foundry names new senior vice president
11. MyWeather names new president, marketing officer
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/24/2016)... on a range of subjects including policies, debt and investment ... Speaking at a lecture to the Canadian Economics ... the country,s inflation target, which is set by both the ... "In certain areas there needs to be frequent ... not sit down and address strategy together?" He ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Mosio, a leader in clinical ... Patient Recruitment and Retention Tips.” Partnering with experienced clinical research professionals, Mosio revisits ... tips, tools, and strategies for clinical researchers. , “The landscape of how patients ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- A person commits a crime, and the detective uses ... criminal down. An outbreak of foodborne illness makes ... uses DNA evidence to track down the bacteria that caused ... not. The FDA has increasingly used a complex, cutting-edge technology ... Put as simply as possible, whole genome sequencing is a ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June, 23, 2016  The Biodesign Challenge (BDC), a ... ways to harness living systems and biotechnology, announced its ... in New York City . ... students, showcased projects at MoMA,s Celeste Bartos Theater during ... , MoMA,s senior curator of architecture and design, and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/16/2016)...   EyeLock LLC , a market leader of ... an IoT Center of Excellence in Austin, ... of embedded iris biometric applications. EyeLock,s iris ... security with unmatched biometric accuracy, making it the most ... EyeLock,s platform uses video technology to deliver a fast ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016 Infosys ... (NYSE: INFY ), and Samsung SDS, a global ... that will provide end customers with a more secure, fast ...      (Logo: ) , ... but it also plays a fundamental part in enabling and ...
(Date:4/19/2016)... , UAE, April 20, 2016 ... implemented as a compact web-based "all-in-one" system solution for ... biometric fingerprint reader or the door interface with integration ... modern access control systems. The minimal dimensions of the ... readers into the building installations offer considerable freedom of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):