BOSTON and ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics (OTCQB:LCDX), formerly Lucid, Inc., has named Anthony J. Roberto as East Coast Sales Manager, a newly created position. He will be focused on further developing the Company's sales initiatives for its VivaScope® platform in the East Coast region of the United States.
Over the past several months, Caliber has ramped up its sales and marketing initiatives, and hired two other sales managers to cover the U.S. markets.
Robert Kelley, Vice President of U.S. Sales, said, "In order to ramp up Caliber's sales initiatives, Caliber has recently hired new sales managers to increase our footprint within the U.S. Tony's appointment as regional sales manager now completes our new sales team. With his deep industry experience, technical background and contacts in the confocal research market, he is the ideal person to penetrate the East Coast sales territory to sell our VivaScope platform."
An advanced imaging specialist, Mr. Roberto has more than 27 years of experience in the microscopy hardware industry, with a focus on administrative, service, relationship development and sales execution. Prior to arriving at Caliber I.D., he was an Advanced Imaging Specialist at Nikon, where he represented the Nikon Advanced Imaging product suite to clients in the Virginia/Maryland/DC area. In this role he specialized in system sales, installation and end user training of confocal, TIRF, deconvolution and multidimensional imaging solutions. Prior to this, he was an Imaging Specialist at B&B Microscopes, an Olympus Advanced Imaging Solutions reseller, managing a large sales territory. Earlier, he was a Service Manager within the Microscope Systems Group at Microcosm, Inc., where he established Microcosm's exclusive contract with Nikon Confocal Microscopes. Prior to this he was a Field Service Engineer at Microcosm, Inc., Carl Zeiss, Inc. and Leica, Inc. He holds an electronics degree from Metropolitan Technical Institute and advanced training in microscopy and imaging.
About Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics
Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics' proprietary, cutting-edge VivaScope(R) system is a disruptive, noninvasive point-of-care platform imaging technology with numerous applications in dermatology, surgery and research. FDA 510(k) cleared, VivaScope has regulatory approval in most major markets. With 78 issued or pending patents worldwide, VivaScope significantly improves outcomes and reduces costs, allowing physicians to quickly detect cancerous lesions that appear benign. VivaScope dramatically reduces the need for expensive, painful and time-consuming biopsies, which show no malignancy approximately 70% of the time. VivaScope also has significant applications in testing and analysis in the cosmetics industry. For more information about Caliber I.D. and its products, please visit www.caliberid.com.
VivaScope(R) is a registered trademark of Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics.
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