Stavros G. Vizirgianakis named president and CEO of Misonix
Mr. Vizirgianakis has served as interim Chief Executive Officer since September 2, 2016, and has served as a member of the Misonix Board of Directors since May 2013.
Mr. Vizirgianakis has a distinguished career in the medical devices field having worked for United States Surgical Corporation as director of sales for sub-Saharan Africa and later Tyco Healthcare in the capacity of General Manager South Africa.
Mr. Vizirgianakis was Managing Director of Ascendis Medical from January 2014 to July 2016.
In 2006, he co-founded Surgical Innovations, which has become one of the largest privately owned medical device distributors in the African region, and now part of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed entity Ascendis Health.
Mr. Vizirgianakis also served on the board of Tenaxis Medical and is a strategic investor and advisor to numerous medical device startups and established companies in this field.
He has a degree in commerce from the University of South Africa. He is the company's largest shareholder.
Separately, the Company announced the resignation of T. Guy Minetti from the Board of Directors. ■