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Simbionix Announces the Appointment of Mr. Paul Jensen as General Manager for its Growing eLearning and Content Business


9/9/2009 9:31:51 AM

CLEVELAND, Ohio and DENVER, Colorado, September 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, a global leader in simulation and training products for clinical professionals, today announced the appointment of Mr. Paul Jensen as the new General Manager for Simbionix's eLearning and Content business.

Mr. Jensen is an information services executive with extensive experience in building innovative information products and services for a variety of professional markets including education and corporate training. He was responsible for the learning management system for Aplia, a leading Web-based homework solution for higher education, and he created the first eLearning product strategy for Thomson Learning. Most recently, Mr. Jensen held several senior management roles with Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in information services and publishing, including responsibility for enterprise-wide strategies and business priorities for online content delivery systems. He earned his MBA, with honors, from Columbia Business School.

"Over the previous four months we were involved in an intensive, nationwide recruitment process to find the ideal person to lead our growing eLearning and Content business, and we are very pleased to have Paul join Simbionix," said Gary Zamler, Simbionix's CEO. "In order to meet the growing training and performance improvement needs of our global customers, Simbionix now offers a full range of integrated training solutions including virtual reality simulations, online courseware and learning management systems under our MentorLearn(TM) umbrella of products and services. Paul's talent, proven leadership, experience in identifying global trends and commercializing new e-Learning products and services, as well as in the delivery of online content, will be another building block in Simbionix's exponential growth and success in these areas of the global training and performance improvement market."

About Simbionix USA Corporation

Simbionix is the leader in the development and delivery of innovative and effective virtual reality simulation products and solutions for clinical education and training of medical professionals. The products are designed to accelerate best-practice medical training, advance clinical performance, and improve patient safety.

The Simbionix product line includes the ANGIO Mentor(TM) line for endovascular procedures, LAP Mentor(TM) line for laparoscopic surgical procedures, GI Mentor(TM) for upper and lower gastrointestinal procedures and the URO Mentor(TM) for urological procedures. In addition, Simbionix distributes the HystSim(TM) for hysteroscopic procedures. Each simulation platform is a leading simulator in the relevant clinical area.

Simbionix simulation products have been validated in several scientific studies and the company cooperates closely with both industry and leading medical institutions to develop the most advanced simulators for the training and assessment of medical professionals.

SOURCE Simbionix

CONTACT: Contact: Gary Zamler, CEO, Simbionix, Tel: +1-216-229-2040,
gary@simbionix.com


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