Medrobotics Announces Appointment of Michael Gallagher as Vice President of Operations
July, 2 2012 - Medrobotics Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Gallagher to the position of Vice President of Operations. Mr. Gallagher has over 27 years of experience in manufacturing operations and engineering management. He began his career in the medical device industry at Aspect Medical Systems, the market leader in depth of consciousness monitoring technology. He held increasingly more responsible management positions at Aspect and when Covidien acquired Aspect in 2009, he became Plant Engineering Manager for the Company's main facility. He was responsible for supply chain development, manufacturing engineering, product sustaining engineering, and manufacturing operations transfers both domestic and international. Earlier in his career he held engineering management and equipment design engineering positions at Reflection Technology, Bose and Raytheon. Mr. Gallagher holds both a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.
Mr. Gallagher's' appointment coincides with the Company's near term plans of commercializing its products in several countries in addition to North America.
Medrobotics Corporation (www.Medrobotics.com) is a privately held company headquartered in Raynham, Massachusetts, that is developing and commercializing the Flex™ Robotic System, a robotic assist platform that enables surgeons to gain single-site access and visualization to difficult-to-access anatomical locations. The robot provides a precise and stable platform for enhanced visualization, and enables two-handed dexterity with compatible third-party tools having tactile feedback. The Flex™ Robotic System is anticipated to be commercially available in 2013.