Distinguished Career in Medical Device Industry; Former CEO of Philips Healthcare
YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReWalk Robotics Ltd. (Nasdaq:RWLK) ("ReWalk"), the leading global exoskeleton developer and manufacturer, today announced that Deborah DiSanzo has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
"We are very pleased to welcome Deborah DiSanzo to our board and draw upon her expertise as a seasoned medical device executive and leader in our industry as we work to expand our commercialization efforts for the ReWalk exoskeleton and build shareholder value," said Larry Jasinski, Chief Executive Officer.
"Deborah is a respected industry leader whose depth of global operational expertise will bring valuable insights as we look to expand our global footprint and bring the hope of walking again within reach of more individuals around the world. Deborah's wealth of experience will add an important perspective to our board as ReWalk Robotics continues to be positioned for global commercial success. I am confident Deborah will make a meaningful and immediate contribution to our distinguished board of directors," added Jeff Dykan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ReWalk.
Deborah DiSanzo commented, "I am proud to join ReWalk at this point in its journey, as the company advances its commercialization efforts to transform the lives of many more individuals with lower limb disabilities. I look forward to working with ReWalk management and my accomplished colleagues on the Board of Directors to expand the reach of ReWalk exoskeletons around the world."
Deborah DiSanzo has had a distinguished career in the medical device industry. From 2012 to 2014, Deborah was Chief Executive Officer of Philips Healthcare. Previously at Philips Healthcare, she was CEO of Patient Care and Clinical Informatics (PCCI), CEO of Healthcare Informatics and Patient Monitoring and General Manager of Patient Monitoring. Deborah joined Philips in 2001 when Philips acquired Agilent'sHealthcare Solutions Group. She received her B.S. from Merrimack College and M.B.A. from Babson College.
Forward Looking Statements
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About ReWalk Robotics Ltd.
ReWalk Robotics Ltd. develops, manufactures and markets wearable robotic exoskeletons for individuals with spinal cord injury. ReWalk's mission is to fundamentally change the health and life experiences of individuals with lower limb disabilities. Founded in 2001, ReWalk has headquarters in the US, Israel and Germany. For more information on the ReWalk systems, please visit http://www.rewalk.com.
ReWalk® is a registered trademark of ReWalk Robotics Ltd. in Israel.
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