FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- American Laser Centers, the leading provider of aesthetic services in the U.S., appoints Steven Straus as its new CEO, to oversee the continued growth and national expansion of the company.
Straus reports to Steven Brown, chairman of ALC's board of managers, and is responsible for the strategic direction of the company along with national operations. Straus assumes the role of CEO from James McDermott.
American Laser Centers plans to continue its aggressive rollout of new products and services to meet the increased consumer demand for aesthetic medical treatments, including laser hair removal, cellulite reduction, and skin rejuvenation.
"Steve's successful track record in the health services industry is a strategic fit for American Laser Centers," Brown said. "His strong leadership will be a powerful force in ALC's continued success in the aesthetic medical treatment arena."
Previously, Straus was CEO of Cincinnati-based LCA-Vision, Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV), which provides laser vision correction services and operates under the LasikPlus brand name. He provided executive leadership there and served as a Board of Directors member beginning in 2006.
"As our company continues to grow, Steve's experience will help us stay focused on driving sales, maintaining operational excellence, enhancing our medical expertise, optimizing client satisfaction and expanding into new product and service offerings," said Rich Morgan, ALC's founder.
Straus' health care career spans three decades. His experience includes holding the positions of chief development officer, COO and president of MSO Medical, a bariatric surgery management company; serving as chief development officer at Titan Health Corp., an ambulatory surgery center; and general manager of OR Par
|SOURCE American Laser Centers|
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