RICHMOND, Calif., Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EKSO), an industry leader in exoskeleton technology for medical and industrial use, today announced the appointment of Thomas Schreck to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
“We are pleased to welcome Thomas to our Board,” said Steven Sherman, Chairman of the Board of Ekso Bionics. “With past successes in leading several pharmaceutical and medical device companies, Thomas brings a wealth of experience commercializing innovative solutions that align with our corporate strategy. His unique perspective and insights will enhance our ability to create value for our shareholders, customers, and patients.”
Mr. Schreck is Co-Founder, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SinuSys, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing new therapies to improve sinus health. Previously, Mr. Schreck was Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of AcelRx, Inc., where he and his team co-invented, developed and enabled the commercialization of hand-held solutions for acute and post-operative pain control. Before co-founding AcelRx, he was Co-Founder and CFO of Durect Corporation where he was instrumental in the spin out of the DUROS drug delivery technology from Alza Corporation. He also holds more than 30 U.S. patents. Mr. Schreck received a BA in American Civilization from Williams College.
“Ekso is a leader in innovating exoskeleton systems with capabilities that provide meaningful benefits for the medical and industrial markets,” said Mr. Schreck. “I look forward to working with the Ekso Board and senior leadership team as the company continues to strengthen its position in these growing markets.”
About Ekso Bionics®
Ekso Bionics® is a leading developer of exoskeleton solutions that amplify human potential by supporting or enhancing strength, endurance and mobility across medical and industrial applications. Founded in 2005, the company continues to build upon its unparalleled expertise to design some of the most cutting-edge, innovative wearable robots available on the market. Ekso Bionics is the only exoskeleton company to offer technologies that range from helping those with paralysis to stand up and walk, to enhancing human capabilities on job sites across the globe. The company is headquartered in the Bay Area and is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol EKSO. For more information, visit: www.eksobionics.com.
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