QUEBEC CITY, June 7, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Opsens Inc. ("Opsens" or the "Company") (TSX: OPS) (OTCQX: OPSSF) today announces that to support its growth phase and positioning in the medical market, the Company recruited Robin Villeneuve as Chief Financial Officer. This appointment enters into force immediately.
Mr. Villeneuve recently worked as Chief Financial Officer of Federal Fleet Services Inc., a private maritime company. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of Virginia Mines Inc. from 2008 until its acquisition in 2015. Prior to that, he worked in several strategic financial positions for AbitibiBowater Inc., now known as Produits Forestiers Résolu Inc.
"I am very enthusiastic to join Opsens as the Company intensifies its commercial activities," said Mr. Villeneuve.
"Mr. Villeneuve's experience will be beneficial in implementing Opsens' financial strategy. We are very pleased to see him join us," added Louis Laflamme, President and Chief Executive Officer of Opsens.
Opsens focuses mainly on the measure of FFR in interventional cardiology. Opsens offers an advanced optical-based pressure guidewire (OptoWire) that aims at improving the clinical outcome of patients with coronary artery disease. Opsens is also involved in industrial activities, offering solutions for critical applications, such as the monitoring of oil wells and other demanding industrial applications.
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For further information: Louis Laflamme, CPA, CA, President and Chief Executive Officer, 418.781.0333; Marie-Claude Poitras, Communications, 418.781.0333