RICHMOND, Calif., Aug. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EKSO) (“Ekso”), an industry leader in exoskeleton technology for medical and industrial use, today announced that Christian Babini has been appointed to the role of Vice President of Sales, Americas.
“We are thrilled to welcome Christian to the Ekso team,” commented Thomas Looby, Ekso’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “He has built an impressive track record of delivering outstanding results throughout his career, and we are confident that his diverse and extensive experience will be an invaluable asset as we ramp up our sales infrastructure and work toward achieving our vision of improving the lives of patients while creating value for our shareholders.”
Mr. Babini added, “I am excited to join Ekso Bionics, a leader in the field of robotic technology, and lead the Americas sales team. Ekso’s innovative exoskeleton portfolio provides significant value to our customers, and I look forward to helping accelerate our sales effort and expand our market presence.”
Mr. Babini brings more than 20 years of diverse medical device sales experience to Ekso. Most recently, he served as Global Vice President, Sales and Market Development at Medtech Surgical from 2014 until its acquisition by Zimmer Biomet in 2016. Prior to that, he served as Regional Vice President of Sales at Intuitive Surgical, Inc., where he contributed to a substantial acceleration of robotic adoption and helped develop the sales training program during his 10 years with the company. He previously served in various sales leadership roles at U.S. Surgical Corp. Mr. Babini earned a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Eastern Michigan University.
About Ekso Bionics
Ekso Bionics is a leading developer of exoskeleton solutions that amplify human potential by supporting or enhancing strength, endurance and mobility across medical, industrial and defense applications. Founded in 2005, the company continues to build upon its unparalleled expertise to design some of the most cutting-edge, innovative wearable robots available on the market. Ekso Bionics is the only exoskeleton company to offer technologies that range from helping those with paralysis to stand up and walk, to enhancing human capabilities on job sites across the globe, to providing research for the advancement of R&D projects intended to benefit U.S. defense capabilities. The company is headquartered in the Bay Area and is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol EKSO. For more information, visit: www.eksobionics.com.
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