ST. LOUIS, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies announced today that Curt Hartman, former Chief Financial Officer at Stryker Corporation, was appointed to the company's Board of Directors.
"Curt has extraordinary medical device leadership experience, as well as a strategic and entrepreneurial mindset that has consistently delivered market leading results. We are delighted that he is joining Veran's Board of Directors," said Jason Pesterfield, Veran's president and chief executive officer. "We are excited to attract the caliber of expertise that Curt Hartman brings to the table and view this as a strong indication of the potential for Veran's success now and in the future."
Mr. Hartman is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Devicor Medical Products, a global medical products company located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Previously, Mr. Hartman held a number of positions of increasing responsibility during a 22-year career with Stryker Corporation. During his tenure he spent four years as the chief financial officer for the $8.7 billion company, preceded by nine years as President of the Stryker Instruments Division. Prior to joining Stryker he served in the United States Army as a helicopter pilot.
"I am excited to join Veran Medical Technologies and work with this exceptional team and board," Mr. Hartman said. "Veran is emerging as the leader in electromagnetic navigation at a time when lung cancer screening is being recommended for early diagnosis. I look forward to sharing my experiences and contributing to the direction and growth of this dynamic organization."
Mr. Hartman received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard.
In addition to Curt Hartman, Veran's Board of Directors consists of Gregory R. Johnson (chairman), David Adair, M.D., Bob Paulson, Jason Pesterfield and Ajit Shah.
About Veran Medical Technologies. Veran Medical Technologies is a privately held soft tissue navigation company focused on the early diagnosis of cancer. Multiple specialties use Veran's electromagnetic navigation platform to enhance hospital oncology programs. The technology is used to assist with lung, kidney and liver procedures endobronchially or percutaneously for biopsies, ablations, drainages and more. Veran Medical Technologies is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.
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