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New CEO appointed

 

Zürich, June 1st, 2021 Ophthorobotics announced today the appointment of Miguel Serrano as CEO

 

Ophthorobotics today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Miguel Serrano as Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors, effective June 1st, 2021.

 

He will succeed Prof. Franziska Mathis-Ullrich who served as the CEO since 2016. Serrano previously served as Corporate Vice President at Medtronic.

 

Miguel has held numerous global leadership roles in healthcare over the last 15 years with a strong record of accomplishments in driving commercial excellence and a proven leader with innovative business vision and the ability to bring people together through a culture of inclusiveness and integrity.

 

 “His vision for healthcare and experience around the world will help Ophthorobotics enter its next chapter of product innovation and growth, leading the expected upcoming launches of our transformative ophthalmic robotic solutions”, said the company.

 

Regarding his appointment, Miguel Serrano said: "I'm honored to have been chosen to lead the company. The opportunity ahead of us is vast and I am excited to lead and develop Ophthorobotics into the leading partner for robotically- assisted ophthalmic treatments around the world.”

 

About Ophthorobotics

 

Ophthorobotics is a swiss technology company, working in close cooperation with leading ophthalmologists and robotic experts at the ETH Zürich on creating transformative treatments for the main ophthalmic diseases, leveraging robotically-assisted technology.

 

For further information about the company, visit www.ophthorobitcs.com or contact:

contact@ophthorobotics.com

 

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Zürich, June 1st, 2021 

 

Ophthorobotics will be present at the 33 German International Ophthalmologic Surgeons (DOC) Congress, which is taking place from June 17th to 19th.

Given the COVID sanitary situation, the conference will happen in an online format this year, but Ophthorobotics is proud to continue supporting DOC and be an active participant at this prestigious event.

We will take the opportunity to provide an update and share exciting news about the company.

Over Spring 2021, the company has retaken operations and accelerated the development of its transformative treatments for the main ophthalmic diseases, leveraging robotically-assisted technology.

Ophthorobotics will be on stage on June 18th at 1pm CET on live channel 1. Login can be obtained through:

http://www.doc-nuernberg.de

Zürich, June 1st, 2021 

 

Ophthorobotics will be present at the 33 German International Ophthalmologic Surgeons (DOC) Congress, which is taking place from June 17th to 19th.

Given the COVID sanitary situation, the conference will happen in an online format this year, but Ophthorobotics is proud to continue supporting DOC and be an active participant at this prestigious event.

We will take the opportunity to provide an update and share exciting news about the company.

Over Spring 2021, the company has retaken operations and accelerated the development of its transformative treatments for the main ophthalmic diseases, leveraging robotically-assisted technology.

Ophthorobotics will be on stage on June 18th at 1pm CET on live channel 1. Login can be obtained through:

http://www.doc-nuernberg.de

New CTO on board

Roman Ratnaweera has done a magnificent job leading the development of our pre-clinical prototype. After achieving this important milestone, he has decided to travel the world for a while. We wish him only the best and safe travels.

 

As of October, Roland Dreyfus undertakes the challenging task of technology development and has joined Ophthorobotics on its exciting journey towards the worldwide first assistive injection system for ophthalmology.

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