FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/01/2017
Appointment of New President and CEO, Yvan Beaudoin
THORASYS Chairman Marcel Larochelle is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yvan Beaudoin as President and CEO of THORASYS Inc. effective September 1, 2017. Mr. Beaudoin will share this function with Thomas Schuessler, founder of THORASYS. Mr. Beaudoin will be located at the head office of the company in Montreal.
Mr. Beaudoin, a seasoned manager with more than 30 years of experience in international markets, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University and an MBA from the University of Toronto. During his career, he has worked for numerous companies in various fields. The last twenty years have been concentrated in the field of medical technologies with companies such as Ansell, Orthosoft and Maetta. Most recently, he was the CEO of CTS Health, a business accelerator. Over the past two years, in collaboration with Desjardins, the CTS’s financial partner, he has helped finance nearly 20 companies in the field of medical technologies.
He is a passionate leader who has made his mark in business development and the commercialization of technological products on world markets. He has lived several years in Europe and the United States. He has significant experience in start-up financing and has contributed to the success of several transactions such as the acquisition of Orthosoft by Zimmer and the acquisition of Maetta by FLextronics.
“The whole team is delighted with the arrival of Yvan. His extensive experience in commercializing medical equipment and his enthusiasm for THORASYS and its products make Yvan an ideal partner in the pursuit of our development, ” Schuessler said.
“Yvan’s leadership, experience and expertise, combined with his entrepreneurial spirit, and Thomas’s unique skills and extensive knowledge of the respiratory field, create the ideal conditions for successful growth and corporate development of THORASYS ” added Marcel Larochelle.
Please join me in congratulating Mr. Beaudoin on his new role at THORASYS.
About THORASYS :
THORASYS Thoracic Medical Systems Inc. is a respiratory medical device company based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It designs, manufactures and commercializes pulmonary function test equipment for the diagnosis and monitoring of lung diseases such as Asthma and COPD. We believe that better measurements of lung function in more patients improve patient care, prevent exacerbation and reduce health care spending.
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