BrainsWay Strengthens Senior Leadership Team with Appointment of Christopher Boyer as Vice President of Global Marketing
GlobeNewswire GlobeNewswire•May 20, 2020
PATTERSON, N.J., May 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BrainsWay Ltd. (NASDAQ & TASE: BWAY) (“BrainsWay” or the “Company”), a global leader in the advanced non-invasive treatment of brain disorders, today announced the appointment of Christopher Boyer as Vice President of Global Marketing. Mr. Boyer will be responsible for worldwide marketing activities with a focus on expanding BrainsWay’s market share, leading the corporate go-to-market strategy, and overseeing the continued development of the BrainsWay brand. He has more than 15 years of medical device marketing and business development experience in both privately-held and multi-billion dollar publicly-held medical device companies.
“Chris is a seasoned marketing executive in the medical device industry, and we are pleased to welcome him to our senior leadership team,” said Christopher von Jako, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of BrainsWay. “Chris has extensive experience leading and growing commercial organizations. We look forward to leveraging his significant experience as we seek to continue growing the demand for our Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Deep TMS) system in major depressive disorder (MDD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).”
“I am excited for the opportunity to lead the marketing efforts for this emerging company,” said Mr. Boyer. “Deep TMS is a transformative technology with the potential to help a growing multitude of patients globally with significant unmet needs in a variety of mental health disorders, including MDD and OCD. I look forward to working with the BrainsWay team to expand the awareness and adoption of this novel therapy.”
Most recently, Mr. Boyer served as Managing Director of Drake Partners LLC, a start-up private equity and management consulting firm, where he led commercial activities for many of the portfolio companies. Prior to Drake Partners, he was Vice President at St. Jude Medical (now part of Abbott), where he managed the commercial integration of NeuroTherm, Inc. He was formerly the Vice President, America Sales and Global Marketing for NeuroTherm, an international pain management company, where he transformed the sales and marketing organizations to accelerate revenue growth. This effort contributed to the subsequent sale of the company to St. Jude Medical. Earlier in his career, Mr. Boyer held marketing roles of increasing responsibility at Smith & Nephew and Stryker. Prior to his medical device career, he was a field artillery captain in the United States Army and he received a Bronze Star Medal for his service. Mr. Boyer holds a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
BrainsWay is a commercial stage medical device company focused on the development and sale of non-invasive neuromodulation products using the Company’s proprietary Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Deep TMS) technology for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), for which BrainsWay received marketing authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2013 (for MDD) and in August 2018 (for OCD). BrainsWay is currently conducting and planning clinical trials of Deep TMS in other psychiatric, neurological and addiction disorders. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/brainsway-strengthens-senior-leadership-team-113010574.html