LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Aug. 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonendo®, Inc., the developer of a transformative technology for the endodontic marketplace, today announced that the Company has appointed Bob Anthony as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Anthony will be responsible for Sonendo's supply chain, including purchasing, manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, field support and facilities.
"We are excited to welcome Bob to Sonendo, as his experience in medical device manufacturing and end-to-end supply chain management will be integral as we ramp up manufacturing to support commercial demand for the GentleWave™ System and other future technologies," stated Bjarne Bergheim, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonendo.
Most recently Mr. Anthony served as Vice President, Supply Chain, for Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI). Previously, he served as Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing at PhotoThera, Inc., a start-up medical device company focused on noninvasive transcranial laser therapy. Prior to PhotoThera, Mr. Anthony served in numerous capacities including Director of Operations and Manufacturing Engineering at Guidant Corporation during a 17 year tenure. Throughout his 30-year career in the medical technology industry, Mr. Anthony has developed expertise in product development, engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, distribution, technical support, and facilities to support clinical trials and commercial distribution throughout the world. Mr. Anthony holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Saint Mary's College and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.
Sonendo, Inc. is a privately-held, venture-backed company developing innovative and disruptive technologies to transform endodontic therapy. In the United States alone, more than 17 million root canal procedures are performed each year. Sonendo aims to improve clinical quality and business economics of current root canal therapy. For more information please visit: www.sonendo.com.
This announcement contains forward-looking statements that are based on management's beliefs, assumptions and expectations and on information currently available to management. All statements that address events or developments that we expect or anticipate will occur in the future are forward-looking statements, including without limitation our expectations with respect to the timing and progress of research and development activities. Management believes that these forward-looking statements are reasonable as and when made. However, you should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements because they speak only as of the date when made. Sonendo does not assume any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Actual results, developments or events could differ materially from those disclosed in the forward-looking statements.
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