Healthcare Industry News: Elekta
News Release - October 3, 2011
Gilbert Wai Appointed Executive Vice President, Region Asia Pacific, and Member of Elekta’s Executive CommitteeSTOCKHOLM, Sweden--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)-- Gilbert Wai has been appointed Executive Vice President of Elekta’s Asia Pacific region and member of the Executive Committee.
Effective November 1, 2011, Gilbert Wai will assume the position as Executive Vice President of Region Asia Pacific. He replaces Ian Alexander, who has decided to pursue external career opportunities.
Gilbert Wai has been with Elekta for 13 years. Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice President, he has held several senior management positions in the company. Since year 2006 he has been Managing Director of Elekta’s operations in China. In this role, Gilbert Wai has been instrumental in driving Elekta’s successful growth in China to its current position as Elekta’s third largest individual market.
Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care.
Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives, making the future possible today.
Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide.
Elekta employs around 3,300 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. Website: www.Elekta.com
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