ALLEN, Texas, March 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI) today announced the election of Preston G. Athey as a director effective immediately. Mr. Athey recently retired after an extraordinary 38 year career with T. Rowe Price Associates. In 1991, he began managing the firm's Small-Cap Value Fund. Under his tutelage, fund assets grew from $45 million to $10 billion. Mr. Athey holds a BA degree from Yale University and an MBA degree from Stanford University. Mr. Athey brings a wealth of financial and operational experience, and will be another strong voice for our stockholders.
Atrion Corporation develops and manufactures products primarily for medical applications. The Company’s website is www.atrioncorp.com.
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