SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that Juki Hozumi has joined Accuray as General Manager of Japan effective November 1, 2009.
Prior to joining Accuray, Hozumi worked for Johnson & Johnson where he served as Vice President of LifeScan, Japan and General Manager of Independence Technology. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Hozumi held various business leadership positions in Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Corporate Planning, and Channel Development at GE Medical Systems and Apple Japan.
"Juki Hozumi's established track record in both larger global companies where he drove rapid growth and acceptance of new product offerings, and smaller companies where he built and lead teams to grow market share, is a perfect complement to Accuray Japan," said Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Accuray Incorporated. "We are very excited to have him on board and see this as a major step toward the success of our regional business model and the CyberKnife System's global expansion."
Hozumi will report to Accuray's president and chief executive officer, Euan Thomson, and will be fully responsible for leading sales, service and marketing for the Japan region.
Presently there are 21 CyberKnife Systems installed throughout Japan, making it the second largest installed base of CyberKnife Systems after the United States.
About the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System
The CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System is the world's only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body non-invasively. Using continual image guidance technology and computer controlled robotic mobility, the CyberKnife System a
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