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March 06, 2015 11:25 PM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.

Company Overview

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. provides minimally invasive endoscopic surgical products for bariatric and gastrointestinal procedures. Its products include OverStitch endoscopic suturing systems; LAP-BAND adjustable gastric banding systems; OverTube endoscopic access systems; and Tissue Helix that enables precise placement and depth control while placing sutures using the OverStitch endoscopic suturing systems. The company offers its products through distributors in the United States, Chile, Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Panama, Spain, and Portugal. Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Austin, Texas.

1120 South Capital of Texas Highway

Building 1

Suite 300

Austin, TX 78746

United States

Founded in 1998

Phone:

512-279-5100

Fax:

512-279-5105

Key Executives for Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 51
Founder, President and Chief Commercial Officer
Co-Founder and Innovation Partner
Co-Founder and Innovation Partner
Co-Founder and Innovation Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. Key Developments

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. Announces Affordable Financing Service to Increase Patient Access to the LAP-BAND System

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. announced the company has partnered with American Healthcare Lending to offer affordable financing for the LAP-BAND System to increase patient access to the weight loss solution. The patient financing service is part of Apollo Endosurgery’s ongoing efforts to provide physicians and patients with high quality services and support beyond the LAP-BAND procedure. The LAP-BAND System is FDA approved for weight reduction for people with a body mass index (BMI) of at least 40 kg/m2 and is the only FDA approved device for weight reduction for people with a BMI of 30 kg/m2 or greater and one or more weight-related health problem.

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. Announces Changes to Executive Management Team, Effective on July 1, 2014

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. announced changes to its executive management team. Todd Newton will join Apollo Endosurgery as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors. Current President and Chief Executive Officer and Founder Dennis McWilliams will assume the role of President and Chief Commercial Officer and report to Newton. The announced changes will become effective on July 1, 2014. Newton joined ArthroCare Corporation in April 2009 and was ArthroCare's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer through the closing of ArthroCare's recent sale to Smith & Nephew for $1.7 billion. McWilliams, who founded Apollo Endosurgery in 2006, will continue to oversee the global commercial function focused primarily on re-launching and expanding the use of the LAP-BAND System, maintaining and strengthening customer and partner relationships, developing and introducing new products and services and ensuring consistent commercial execution and delivery in over 100 countries in which Apollo is now doing business.

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. Presents at Deutsche Bank Securities 39th Annual Health Care Conference, May-08-2014 12:00 PM

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. Presents at Deutsche Bank Securities 39th Annual Health Care Conference, May-08-2014 12:00 PM. Venue: The InterContinental Hotel, 510 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02210, United States. Speakers: Dennis L. McWilliams, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director.

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