EVANSTON, Ill., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentice, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mentice AB, Gothenberg, Sweden), a leading supplier of virtual reality based training applications within the field of medicine has recently appointed Tim Shannon as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, Americas.
Mr. Shannon brings to Mentice over 20 years of sales, sales management and marketing experience within the areas of Healthcare and Life Science. He has worldwide experience in a variety of high-level roles within the areas of interventional cardiology/radiology implantable devices, surgical devices and diagnostic cardiology imaging equipment and networking.
Prior to joining Mentice, Mr. Shannon held leadership positions at GE Healthcare, Datascope Corp. and VisualSonics Inc. His sales background includes Bristol-Myers, GE Healthcare, U.S. Surgical Corp., Boston Scientific Corp. and Datascope Corp.
Mr. Shannon will be tasked with growing the market for medical simulation throughout the Americas and establishing an operational infrastructure to support its growth.
"I am excited to join Mentice at such a pivotal time. Mentice has recently renewed its commitment to be the leader in the medical simulation market. It is my goal to further the significance of medical simulation throughout the Americas by continuing to position simulation as an integral part of physician training within the industrial and academic markets. In addition, I want to continue to strengthen that position via strategic alliances with our customers and through potential collaborative efforts with other companies within the marketplace," says Mr. Shannon.
Mentice is a leader in medical simulation with approximately 600
installations worldwide, 100 validation studies and more than 30 issued and
pending patents. Mentice's Family of Procedicus(TM) simulators focus on the
area of minimally invasive surgery within the fields of endovascular
intervention, core skills training, laparoscopy and arthroscopy training.
Website info: http://www.mentice.com
For more information contact:
Tim Shannon, Mentice Inc. U.S. office
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