Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : VPT

Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd.

November 04, 2015 08:56 ET

Ventripoint Announces New Director and Provides Corporate Update

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON--(Marketwired - Nov. 4, 2015) - Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd. ("Ventripoint" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:VPT) announces that Dave Willis has joined the Board of Directors of the Corporation. Mr. Willis is an expert in the development and international sales of ultrasound equipment. Until recently, he was Vice President Competitive Strategy and Product Innovation at SonoSite-Fujifilm Ultrasound, where he was responsible for design input, launch and global training of 4 major product releases. He also served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing the Americas for Ultrasonix Medical Corp, where he managed sales forces in Canada, U.S.A, and South America.

Mr. Willis had been with SonoSite Ultrasound previously as Vice President of General Imaging Business Unit, where he helped grow sales to $65 million and as Director of Product Marketing. In the 1990's, he had positions with ATL Ultrasound as Director of Clinical Marketing, Manager of Clinical Investigations, Senior Clinical Specialist, International Sales Specialist and Applications Specialist, where he managed a distribution network in Asia.

Mr. Willis was trained as a sonographer and had clinical appointments at the Health Sciences Center and the Misericordia General Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He completed business training at Wharton Business School.

"It is a pleasure to welcome such a pioneer and innovator to the Board of Ventripoint as we embark on the next phase of changing cardiac ultrasound to provide MRI-grade volumetric assessments for all four chamber of the heart." Stated Treuman Katz, Chairman of the Ventripoint Board of Directors. "His international experience will be particularly important as we expand into Asia and elsewhere."

"I am pleased to join Ventripoint's board and look forward to assisting the company to interface with luminary cardiologists worldwide to bring forth new and needed products to allow cardiac care to be more immediate and effective," said Mr. Willis.

Corporate Update

The Corporation is pleased to report it has finished the inventory of its physical and digital assets and has found all to be intact.

The 4-chamber development project has been initiated and Precision Image Analysis has been hired to do the tracings for the catalogues using the Corporation's library of MRI studies of hearts. This is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

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