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July 30, 2015 4:53 PM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of PENTAX Medical Company

Company Overview

PENTAX Medical Company offers high definition medical imaging equipment for physicians and hospitals around the world. It offers upper GI gastroscopes and duodenoscopes; lower GI colonoscopes and sigmoidoscopes; radial array, linear array, and Hitachi HI VISION 5500 digital endoscopic ultrasound systems; pulmonary bronchoscopes, intubation scopes, curved linear-array ultrasound bronchoscopes, and portable airway scopes; speech, voice, and swallowing instrumentations; and confocal endomicroscopy systems. The company also provides software and IT solutions, such as endoPRO iQ for automated benchmarking, remote virtual technicians and proactive preventative maintenance, and automated physician-...

3 Paragon Drive

Montvale, NJ 07645-1856

United States

Founded in 1979





Key Executives for PENTAX Medical Company

Global President
Vice President of Operations
President of the Americas Region
Age: 48
Chief Financial Officer of Americas, Executive Vice President of Americas and Chief Operating Officer of Americas
Chief Medical Officer of Americas
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

PENTAX Medical Company Key Developments

PENTAX Medical Launches Splash M-Knife

PENTAX Medical launches Splash M-Knife, the new multi-functional ESD Device to achieve complete Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD herein after) with a single device. The new device will be demonstrated in the 89th Annual Meeting of The Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society (JGES) Congress to be held in Nagoya, Japan from May 29th through 31st, 2015. Splash M-Knife has following features. Multi-function: It achieves clear marking, better hemostasis and smoother and easier operation during a procedure without replacing the knife. Unique Mechanism: Disk in the knife helps hooking up the tissue for improved safety and ease of cutting, while metal plate that closes the knife for clear marking and better hemostasis. Water-Jet Function: It enables additional injection without changing the device.

PENTAX Medical Announces Executive Changes

PENTAX Medical has announced that Mark Koppel, MD, will join the organization as chief medical officer of the Americas. In this position, Mark will be responsible for strengthening PENTAX Medical's interface between the company products, patients and the medical community. Mark is a healthcare executive with over a decade of both clinical and commercial experience.Most recently, he was the chief medical officer at Health Sciences Outcomes. Previously, he held positions including Resident Physician at Rush University Medical Center and Resurrection Medical Center, and also brings to the table extensive sales and marketing experience from his time at General Electric. The company also announced that Gene Merante has been appointed chief operating officer of the Americas, a position he will take on in addition to his current role as chief financial officer of the Americas. In his new role, Gene will be instrumental in leading and ensuring the Americas region operates in the most efficient manner possible. Gene joined PENTAX Medical in 2006 as Vice President of Finance and since that time has taken on increasing levels of responsibility. He was promoted to Vice President and Treasurer for PENTAX of America Inc. and PENTAX Canada Inc. in 2008, and was named CFO and executive vice president for the Americas in 2010.

PENTAX Medical Announces Executive Changes

PENTAX Medical announced that David Woods, the current president of PENTAX Medical of the Americas, has been appointed as the new global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective April 1, 2015. In this key role, Woods will oversee product strategy, business development, and branding and communications. Woods began his career with PENTAX Medical in 1998 as the Director of National Accounts and was promoted to Vice President of Business Development in 2003. In 2004, he was further promoted to president of PENTAX Medical, a role he successfully fulfilled for over 11 years. Concurrently with Woods' new global appointment, PENTAX Medical named a successor to the role of President of the Americas region, Christopher Burton. Burton recently was the Vice President of sales at ProVation Medical.

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