HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced that its Board of Directors has engaged CTPartners Executive Search, Inc., a leading global executive search firm, to lead the search for a permanent President and Chief Executive Officer. Mark Sieczkarek, Chairman of the Board, is currently acting as interim President and CEO since the resignation of Stephen J. Fanning on August 6, 2013.
The search is being led by Buster Houchins, Vice Chairman of CTPartners. During his 10 plus years at CTPartners, Mr. Houchins has focused on Board and CEO searches for companies across a variety of industries, including medical devices and other healthcare related segments.
"During the past month, the Board of Directors has conducted an aggressive process to determine the best resource for our CEO search process," said Linda Graebner, Chairperson of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. "Our primary goal with this process is to conduct a thorough effort in a time-efficient manner to identify and recruit the best possible candidate to lead Solta while concurrently improving the Company's performance."
About Solta Medical, Inc.
Solta Medical, Inc. is a global leader in the medical aesthetics market providing innovative, safe, and effective solutions for patients that enhance and expand the practice of medical aesthetics for physicians. The Company offers aesthetic energy devices for skin resurfacing and rejuvenation, acne reduction, body contouring and skin tightening, as well as tools and accessories to optimize the latest liposuction techniques. Each brand is an established category leader, and together comprise of a comprehensive platform to address a range of aesthetic skin and body issues. Fraxel® delivers minimally-invasive clinical solutions to resurface aging and sun damaged skin. Clear + Brilliant® is a cost-effective, non-ablative laser treatment uniquely designed to improve skin tone and radiance. Isolaz® acne treatment combines vacuum and painless broadband light to address a wide variety of acne types. CLARO® is an FDA-cleared personal care acne device that uses heat and light to clear skin quickly and naturally. Thermage® is a non-invasive radiofrequency procedure that improves the appearance of wrinkles, which can result in smoother, more contoured skin. Liposonix® is a non-surgical single-treatment procedure that uses advanced high-intensity focused ultrasound technology to destroy targeted fat beneath the skin. VASERshape™ is a complementary non-invasive treatment that combines low frequency, non-focused ultrasound and lymphatic massage to temporarily reduce the appearance of cellulite and improve blood circulation with minimal pain or no downtime. The VASERlipo™ system uses ultrasound technology to selectively remove unwanted body fat. It includes VentX® technology that powers an aspiration system for quiet, efficient removal of fatty tissue and precision vented cannulas to maximize aspiration efficiency and speed. VASERsmooth™ is a unique body sculpting add-on tool for use with the VASERlipo system. PowerX® is a power-assisted liposuction system that uses a unique rotational motion which can be used with the VASERlipo system or to enhance traditional liposuction systems. The TouchView® system fits between the fingers and provides diagnostic imaging of subcutaneous structures during procedures. Both the VASERlipo system and traditional liposuction systems can utilize the Origins™ products, a complete line of custom liposuction infiltration, re-injection and aspiration cannulas and accessories. More than two and a half million procedures have been performed with Solta Medical's portfolio of products around the world.
For more information about Solta, call 1-877-782-2286 or log on to www.Solta.com.
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