WINNIPEG, Sept. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS) (TSX:IM)
("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announces the appointment of Jay
Miller as President and COO, reporting directly to David Graves,
Chairman & CEO, effective Monday, September 10, 2012.
In this capacity, Mr. Miller will be responsible for the daily operation
of IMRIS's business globally, including Sales, Marketing, R&D,
Operations, Customer Service, Regulatory Affairs, and Quality.
Mr. Miller has extensive technical and managerial experience in the
medical device industry. Prior to joining IMRIS he was the President &
CEO of Zonare Medical Systems; President & CEO, of Vital Images Inc.,
and held senior roles in both GE Healthcare and Siemens Healthcare.
Jay has a BA in Chemistry from Dartmouth College, a Masters in
Biomedical Engineering from the University of Virginia, and an MBA from
the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
"We continue to expand both the breadth and the depth of management
skill in our organization", commented David Graves, CEO and Chairman of
the board of directors. "Jay brings a wealth of talent and skill to
IMRIS and I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to
build a leadership position in the industry."
IMRIS (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) is a global leader in providing image
guided therapy solutions through its VISIUS Surgical Theatre - a
revolutionary, multifunctional surgical environment that provides
unmatched intraoperative vision to clinicians to assist in decision
making and enhance precision in treatment. VISIUS Surgical Theatres
serve the neurosurgical, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular markets and
have been selected by leading medical institutions around the world.
SOURCE: IMRIS Inc.
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