Galil Medical Names Karen Sarid CFO, COO and General Manager Galil Medical Israel

    Recent Investment and Organizational Change Supports Continued
    Corporate Growth

    YOKNEAM, Israel, April 11 /CNW/ - Galil Medical, a market leader in
cryotherapy systems to treat cancer and non-cancerous tumors, today announced
the appointment of Karen Sarid as Chief Financial and Operations Officer, and
General Manager of Galil Medical Israel.
    "The addition of Karen Sarid as CFO and COO to our leadership rounds out
a talented global team as we expand cryotherapy treatments in the urology,
interventional radiology, and gynecology markets in the United States and
Europe," stated Chen Barir, Chairman and CEO of Galil Medical.
    Karen Sarid brings an excellent track record of over 10 years of
management and financial experience in global technology companies. As General
Manager Galil Medical Israel, Ms. Sarid is responsible for operational
leadership of the company's Israeli headquarters. As CFO and COO, she will
manage the entire company's finance and administration.
    Ms. Sarid joins Galil Medical from Orex Computed Radiography, a Kodak
company, where she held the position of General Manager. Prior to joining
Orex, Ms. Sarid served as CFO of Forsoft Ltd. and ESC Medical (which
subsequently became Lumenis). In addition, Ms. Sarid serves on the Board of
several public companies, including LanOptics, Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.,
Oridion Systems Ltd. and AudioCodes. Ms. Sarid received a B.A. in Economics
and Accounting from Haifa University.

    About Galil Medical

    Galil Medical is a global medical device company that develops,
manufactures and markets an innovative cryotherapy platform incorporating
powerful freezing technology and revolutionary needle design as a minimally
invasive alternative to surgery for various clinical applications. Galil
Medical cryotherapy products provide physicians with an easy-to-use solution
to precisely ablate tissue while protecting adjacent structures, ensuring
rapid recovery and increased quality of life for patients. Galil Medical,
founded in 1996, has offices in Yokneam, Israel; Plymouth Meeting,
Pennsylvania; and London, United Kingdom. For more information, please visit

For further information:

For further information: Livnat Ben-Zur, Galil Medical Ltd., Israel.,
Phone: +972-4959-1080, ext 258, Email:; Marie
Molnar-Hammond, Galil Medical Inc., USA, Phone: (877) 530-2796 ext 1704,
Email:; Sally Rogers, Galil Medical UK
Limited, Phone: +44-1293-459-849, Email:

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