KALONA, Iowa, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVCO Medical Solutions is pleased to announce the appointment of Andres Ramirez as Sales Director of Advanced Robotics and Workflow Solutions. Ramirez will be leading CIVCO's international sales efforts for the Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System and RFSuite RFID Tracking and Verification System.
"CIVCO is a leader in providing radiation oncology departments with advanced solutions that seamlessly integrate into existing departments," said Michael Saracen, VP of IGRT & Robotics for CIVCO. "We are excited to have Andres on board to leverage his knowledge and years of experience in understanding technology and how it can help customers improve outcomes, safety and efficiency."
Ramirez has extensive worldwide sales and management experience within the radiation oncology industry. "I am excited to be part of the CIVCO team with responsibility to drive the implementation of these cutting edge technologies in the international market," said Ramirez. Immediately prior to CIVCO, Ramirez was Vice President of Sales, Americas, at IBA Particle Therapy. In addition, he has held management and development positions with IMPAC/Elekta Oncology, where he developed a distributor network throughout the Middle East and Eastern Europe; Ramirez also held a business development role at Hitachi Europe. Andres holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Boston University.
Ramirez will be based from CIVCO's Reeuwijk, the Netherlands, location.
CIVCO Medical Solutions has over 30 years of experience and offers cutting-edge medical technology to a diverse group of medical professionals. The Multi-Modality Imaging (MMI) unit designs and manufactures accessories for use in diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and interventional procedures, with a strong focus on ultrasound. MMI's products range from infection control products including a wide range of ultrasound and CT covers to device guidance, positioning and electromagnetic needle tracking. CIVCO's Radiation Oncology division designs and manufactures products for radiation oncology treatment, including basic patient positioning equipment as well as high technology robotic motion management and advanced patient positioning for SBRT. CIVCO offers patients and clinicians the newest and best technology available to improve patient care.
Corporate information is available at www.CIVCO.com.
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