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March 27, 2015 4:32 AM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of SynCardia Systems, Inc.

Company Overview

SynCardia Systems, Inc. manufactures artificial hearts. Its permanent replacement heart is used as a bridge to transplant for patients suffering from end-stage heart failure affecting both sides of their heart (biventricular failure). The company was formerly known as Syn-Cor Systems, Inc. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Tucson, Arizona.

1992 East Silverlake Road

Tucson, AZ 85713

United States

Founded in 2001





Key Executives for SynCardia Systems, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Co-Founder, Chairman of Science Advisory Board, Chief Scientific & Medical Officer and Director
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 51
Executive Vice President of Global Commercialization
Age: 50
Vice President of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

SynCardia Systems, Inc. Key Developments

Dan Hudspeth Joins SynCardia Systems, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer

Dan Hudspeth has been named Chief Financial Officer of SynCardia Systems, Inc. Hudspeth has an extensive background in financing, accounting, manufacturing and distribution within high-growth private equity-based and public companies. A certified public accountant inactive, Hudspeth most recently provided interim executive and board advisory services to venture capital and private equity-backed companies though his company, Cohesive Strategy LLC.

SynCardia Systems, Inc. Presents at 27th Annual ROTH Conference, Mar-10-2015 02:30 PM

SynCardia Systems, Inc. Presents at 27th Annual ROTH Conference, Mar-10-2015 02:30 PM. Venue: The Ritz Carlton, 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629, United States.

Tim Shannon Joins SynCardia Systems, Inc. as Executive Vice President, Global Commercialization

SynCardia Systems, Inc. announced that Tim Shannon joined the company January 5, 2015 as its Executive Vice President, Global Commercialization. Shannon has held senior-level sales and marketing roles at several companies, including Boston Scientific Corp., General Electric Medical Systems, U.S. Surgical Corp. and Teleflex, Inc. Most recently, Shannon was senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Response Biomedical Corp.

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