Gideon Sturlesi has been named new Corporate Vice President, Business Development to spearhead global business activities. Lumenis reaffirms its commitment to growing its business and moving forward strongly on many
YOKNEAM, Israel, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis Ltd., a global developer, manufacturer and seller of laser, light-based and radiofrequency devices for surgical, aesthetic, ophthalmic, dental and veterinary applications, announced the appointment of Gideon Sturlesi, a highly experienced executive in the medical devices industry, as Corporate Vice President, Business Development, effective November 18th 2007.
In addition to leading the corporate business development initiatives, Gideon will be responsible for managing the Lumenis veterinarian and dental activities, as well as the company's intellectual property strategy and portfolio.
Gideon Sturlesi was the founder and general partner of BioMedical Israel Ltd., a life-science private fund group, heading successful M&A processes, turn-arounds and "hands-on" management in it's portfolio companies. In addition, Gideon is a Venture Partner in the Ofer Hi-Tech Group, a leading investment company in life science technology-based businesses from pre-seed through early stages to public offerings. He was also the co-founder of Galil Medical Ltd., a developer of minimal invasive devices for use in urology, general surgery and other applications. Gideon Sturlesi holds a BSc and MSc (cum-laude) from the Technion Institute of Technology, Israel, and holds over 7 patents and publications in medical device technology.
Dov Ofer, CEO of Lumenis said: "We are proud to have Gideon Sturlesi as
part of our executive management team. Gideon's background and proven
capabilities will have a significant contribution in implementing our
aggressive growth strategies. Gideon's appointment also supports the
emphasis the company places on our intellec
|SOURCE Lumenis Ltd.|
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