LYON, France, January 2, 2024 - EDAP TMS SA (Nasdaq: EDAP), (“EDAP”), the global leader in robotic energy-based therapies, today announced that the Company has appointed Ken Mobeck as its Chief Financial Officer of EDAP worldwide, and Francois Dietsch as Global Chief Accounting Officer. Both appointments are effective as of January 1, 2024.
“Over the past year, we have continued to align our organization in support of our strategic growth initiatives to build shareholder value by focusing on expanding our operational and commercial presence in the U.S.,” said Ryan Rhodes, Chief Executive Officer of EDAP. “Based on Ken’s extensive experience in global finance, investor relations and operations, this appointment to Global Chief Financial Officer is consistent with our ongoing alignment and will enable EDAP to remain focused on executing our current growth strategy while also increasing our visibility amongst U.S. investors. Consistent with these changes, we also believe the timing is now ideal for establishing a formal, officer-level position for our global accounting function, and based upon Francois’ impressive record of accomplishment and experience with EDAP, I am pleased that he will now serve as our Global Chief Accounting Officer.”
About EDAP TMS SA
A recognized leader in the global therapeutic ultrasound market, EDAP TMS develops, manufactures, promotes and distributes worldwide minimally invasive medical devices for various pathologies using ultrasound technology. By combining the latest technologies in imaging and treatment modalities in its complete range of Robotic HIFU devices, EDAP TMS introduced the Focal One® in Europe and in the U.S. as an answer to all requirements for ideal prostate tissue ablation. With the addition of the ExactVu™ Micro-Ultrasound device, EDAP TMS is now the only company offering a complete solution from diagnostics to focal treatment of Prostate Cancer. EDAP TMS also produces and distributes other medical equipment including the Sonolith® i-move lithotripter and lasers for the treatment of urinary tract stones using extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL). For more information on the Company, please visit http://www.edap-tms.com, us.hifu-prostate.com and www.focalone.com.
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