Sonomed to Showcase Product Portfolio at the American Academy of
Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
WAYNE, Pa., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Escalon Medical Corp. (Nasdaq Capital Market: ESMC) today announced the promotion of Mr. Barry Durante to President of Sonomed, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Escalon and a worldwide leader in ophthalmic ultrasound. In his new role he will be responsible for Sonomed's entire operations, while leading the company's technology and product development strategies. Mr. Durante joined Sonomed in 1988 and has served in numerous management positions, most recently as Executive Vice President.
Richard J. DePiano Jr., Escalon's Chief Operating Officer, commented, "Barry has played an important role in Sonomed's growth and development and we believe this is a natural transition. Over the past two decades he has been successful in growing sales on a consistent basis while exceeding customer expectations. His vast experience in dealing with both domestic and international distribution networks will be most beneficial as we continue to implement targeted growth strategies."
Sonomed will showcase its industry-leading product portfolio at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, November 10 - 13, 2007, in New Orleans, LA. Sonomed develops, manufactures and markets ultrasound systems for diagnostic and biometric applications in ophthalmology. The systems are of four types: A-Scans, B-Scans, High Frequency B-Scans ("UBMs") and pachymeters.
Prior to joining Sonomed, Mr. Durante was with Sonometrics Incorporated, an ophthalmic ultrasound manufacturer and Ocusery, Inc., an ophthalmic mobile services company.
Founded in 1987, Escalon develops markets and distributes ophthalmic
diagnostic, surgical and pharmaceutical products as well as vascular access
devices. Drew, which operates as a separate business unit, provides
instrumentation and consumables for the diagnosis and moni
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