CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Positron Corporation (OTCBB:POSC), a nuclear medicine healthcare company, announced today the appointment of Charles Conroy as Chief Operating Officer.
Conroy's background includes extensive experience in corporate & product strategy, partner & alliance management, licensing, acquisitions, divestitures and portfolio management. During his career, Conroy has led highly successful global business development, marketing, and operations initiatives for companies including Covidien, Eli Lilly, and Amerinet. Conroy earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.
As COO, Conroy will define and implement strategies focused on accelerating growth across the company's product portfolio. Conroy joins Positron's clinical and technical executive team, consisting of: Joseph Oliverio (PET), Jason Kitten (Radiopharmaceutical/Radioisotope Production) and Scott Stiffler (Pharmaceutical Automation/Product Development). Conroy will also lead the Company's sales and marketing initiatives; focusing on revenue generation, enhancing Positron's industry position and brand recognition as a leader in nuclear medicine.
Conroy commented, "I am very excited to be joining the Positron team. As the only company with a full nuclear cardiology solution, Positron is well positioned to take a leadership role in the nuclear medicine industry. The caliber of the team and the company's reputation coupled with its strong sense of purpose make this a tremendous opportunity."
"Chuck's leadership, expertise and background of implementing an integrated global sales and marketing plan adds tremendous value in executing Positron's objectives," stated Patrick G. Rooney, Chief Executive Officer of Positron. "Chuck's approach and track record will greatly complement the knowledge and direction provided by each member of our executive team in executing our vertically integrated solution strategy. We are pleased with the addition of Chuck Conroy as our COO and I expect him to have a significant impact in all aspects of our business. We have developed a business model and team to deliver results."
About Positron: Positron Corporation is a nuclear medicine healthcare company vertically integrating all the segments of nuclear cardiology; providing an end-to-end solution for cardiac PET. Through proprietary PET imaging systems, radiopharmaceuticals and radioisotopes solutions, Positron enables healthcare providers to more accurately diagnose disease and improve patient outcomes, while practicing cost effective medicine. Positron's unique products, market position and approach in securing the supply chain are substantial advantages, further accelerating the adoption of cardiac PET and growth of nuclear cardiology. Positron is redefining the industry. More information about Positron is available at www.positron.com.
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