Vision-Sciences Promotes Howard Zauberman to Chief Executive Officer and
President, and Appoints Him to Board of Directors
ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Nov. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vision-Sciences, Inc.
(Nasdaq:VSCI), a leading provider of unique flexible endoscopic products
utilizing its proprietary sterile disposable EndoSheath® technology, today
announced that effective today, Howard Zauberman, currently serving as Interim
Chief Executive Officer, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer and
President. The Board also elected Mr. Zauberman to the Board of Directors to
serve as a Class I director.
"Howard's work on behalf of Vision-Sciences over the last few months has moved
the company in the right direction," said Lewis Pell, the Chairman of the
Board and co-founder."In recognition of the progress he has made, we made the
decision to appoint Howard as our permanent CEO, and we look forward to having
him join our Board."
Mr. Zauberman added, "I have been working with Vision-Sciences since May and
believe that we have made significant progress to date.I look forward to
working with the Company, the full Board and the management team as we seek to
execute our strategy of growth and expansion for our innovative EndoSheath
Mr. Zauberman, 60, has over 30 years of experience as a leader in the medical
products industry. Prior to joining Vision-Sciences in May 2013, Mr. Zauberman
was Vice President of Business Development at Henry Schein, Inc., a leading
global healthcare distributor serving office based medical practitioners, from
2005 through 2012. Mr. Zauberman also served as a Special Venture Partner at
Galen Partners, a healthcare growth equity and late stage venture capital
firm, focused on technology enabled services, medical devices and specialty
pharmaceuticals. Prior to this, Mr. Zauberman held senior management positions
at ETHICON, Inc. a Johnson & Johnson company and Pfizer, Inc. Mr. Zauberman
has a Masters of Engineering Management from Northwestern University, a
Bachelor of Science from Columbia University in mechanical engineering and a
Bachelors degree from Queens College.
About Vision-Sciences, Inc.
Vision-Sciences, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and markets products for
endoscopy – the science of using an instrument, known as an endoscope, to
provide minimally invasive access to areas not readily available to the human
eye.Vision-Sciences' unique flexible endoscopic products utilize a
streamlined visualization system and proprietary sterile disposable sheaths,
known as EndoSheath technology, to provide users quick, efficient endoscope
turnover while ensuring enhanced patient safety through the use of sterile,
single-use technology.Within its medical segment, Vision-Sciences targets
five main areas for its fiber and video endoscopes and EndoSheath technology:
urology, pulmonology, gastroenterology (GI), ENT (ear, nose and throat) and
spine.Information about Vision-Sciences' products is available at
Vision Sciences^®, Slide-On^®, EndoSheath^®, EndoWipe^® and The Vision
System^® are registered trademarks of Vision-Sciences, Inc.
CONTACT: Keith Darragh
VP, Finance and Principal Financial and Accounting Officer
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