Experienced Medical Device Executive to Lead Company Through
LOS ANGELES, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Tactile Incorporated (MTI) announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Denis A. O'Connor as Chief Executive Officer of the company effective June 23, 2008.
An experienced medical device executive, Mr. O'Connor has held senior management positions at Philips Medical Systems, Sony Medical Systems and Lockheed Martin Medical Systems. In addition, Mr. O'Connor has been the chief executive officer of several emerging medical device companies, where he has been responsible for the overall financing, organization, strategy and commercialization of those enterprises.
"It is with great pleasure we welcome Denis O'Connor to Medical Tactile Incorporated. We are extremely pleased to have an executive of Denis' caliber assume the leadership of our very promising company," stated Mr. Steve Weiss, Chairman of the Board of Directors. "Denis' extensive track record in commercializing medical technologies and growing entrepreneurial businesses made him the ideal CEO candidate for our company. We are confident that Denis' skills position him for continued success as Medical Tactile, Incorporated's leader during its next stage of growth."
"I am impressed with the results that the SureTouch system has demonstrated. I feel confident that the product will have a key role in the early detection and assessment of breast cancer here in the US and internationally," commented Denis A. O'Connor. "Dr. Jae Son, MTI's founder, has done a tremendous job bringing the company to its current level and I am looking forward to working with him to maximize long-term sustainable growth for MTI's shareholders."
"I am looking forward to working very closely with Denis as his skills and motivation in business complements my technical skills," said Dr. Son, who will be responsible for developing SureTouch III and SureTouch Home models in concert with a major telecommunications company. "Mr. O'Connor will be responsible for the business and clinical development activities for the current product."
About Medical Tactile, Inc.
Medical Tactile, Inc., is a leading developer of pre-mammography technologies for the detection and assessment of cancer and other diseases of the breast. Medical Tactile's mission is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of healthcare services in this area. For more information, contact Denis O'Connor at 201.378.0710 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the MTI website at http://www.medicaltactile.com.
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