LIVINGSTON, NJ--(Marketwired - October 20, 2016) - Milestone Scientific, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MLSS), a medical R&D company that designs, patents, incubates and commercializes a growing portfolio of innovative injection technologies, today announced the expansion of the sales and marketing team with the appointment of Ausra Burniene as Senior Sales & Marketing Consultant.
Ms. Burniene brings over 17 years of international and medical device industry experience. Ms. Burniene managed the development and launch of several key new products throughout Europe and internationally. Prior to joining Milestone, Ms. Burniene was Regional Sales Manager, Eastern and Northern Europe, for Micrel Medical Devices, where she increased turnover of ambulatory infusion pumps and disposables three times over three years. Previously, Ms. Burniene served as Distributor Manager of MOOG Medical Devices Group, USA where she oversaw sales of medical devices and a network of over 80 medical distributors in 20 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Ms. Burniene has an MBA and Bachelors in Business Management from Vilnius University in Lithuania.
Leonard Osser, Chief Executive Officer of Milestone Scientific, commented, "We are pleased to welcome Ms. Burniene to the team. She brings extensive experience and relationships that will aid in accelerating our efforts to enter into domestic and international distribution agreements in advance of FDA marketing clearance of our epidural computer controlled injection system."
About Milestone Scientific Inc.
Milestone Scientific Inc. (MLSS) is a medical R&D company that designs, patents, incubates and commercializes a growing portfolio of innovative injection technologies. Milestone's computer-controlled systems make injections precise, efficient, and virtually painless. For more information please visit our website: www.milestonescientific.com.
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