Cutera Names Darren W. Alch, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

BRISBANE, Calif., June 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUTR) (“Cutera” or the “Company”), a leading provider of laser and energy-based aesthetic systems for practitioners worldwide, announced today the appointment of Darren Alch as its Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.. Mr. Alch will report to James Reinstein, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Immediately prior to joining Cutera, Mr. Alch served as Vice President, Corporate Legal Affairs with LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN), a medical device manufacturer formed following the merger of Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX) and Sorin SpA in October 2015. At LivaNova, Mr. Alch had legal responsibility for the company’s Cardiac Rhythm Management business unit, as well as responsibility for the Company’s global intellectual property function. Prior to the merger, Mr. Alch served as Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary & Compliance Officer for Cyberonics. Mr. Alch joined Cyberonics in August 2005 as Compliance Officer and Assistant General Counsel with responsibility for the company’s worldwide legal affairs. Before joining Cyberonics, he was a shareholder in the health law practice group of the national law firm of Jenkens & Gilchrist, P.C. Prior to Jenkens & Gilchrist, he worked for pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer, Inc. in a sales and marketing capacity. Mr. Alch is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and served on active duty in the U.S. Army as a field artillery officer.

"I’m delighted to welcome Darren to Cutera, and am pleased to have been able to attract a seasoned medical device industry executive of his caliber to lead Cutera’s legal function," said Mr. Reinstein. "Darren’s experience in managing legal risk for a publicly-traded medical device manufacturer, his securities and transactional experience, intellectual property experience, as well as his experience managing the Board function, make him an excellent fit to serve as Cutera’s General Counsel and Secretary.”

Mr. Alch said, "I am thrilled to be joining Cutera at this very exciting time. I look forward to joining the Cutera leadership team and being both a valued business partner, as well as a legal resource. I recognize Cutera as a company that is well positioned to continue to build shareholder value through sustainable revenue growth and consistent earnings."

About Cutera, Inc.

Brisbane, California-based Cutera is a leading provider of laser and other energy-based aesthetic systems for practitioners worldwide. Since 1998, Cutera has been developing innovative, easy-to-use products that enable physicians and other qualified practitioners to offer safe and effective aesthetic treatments to their patients. For more information, call 1-888-4CUTERA or visit www.cutera.com.

CONTACTS: Cutera, Inc. James Reintein Chief Executive Officer 415-657-5500 Investor Relations John Mills ICR, Inc. 646-277-1254 john.mills@icrinc.com

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