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News Release - September 10, 2015
iCAD Announces Appointment of Two Vice Presidents to Lead Cancer Detection Sales and Marketing TeamsNew Leadership Will Contribute to the Continued Growth of the Cancer Detection Business
NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 10, 2015 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- iCAD, Inc. (ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the early identification and treatment of cancer, today announced the appointments of Rodney Hawkins as Vice President of Marketing and Kathleen Kelly as Vice President of Sales for the Company's Cancer Detection business.
"Mr. Hawkins brings to the iCAD team two decades of marketing experience and a solid record of delivering significant growth in his past roles at Nuance Communications, Amicas, Inc. and GE Healthcare. His extensive experience driving product roadmaps and go-to-market strategies will be an important asset to our team," said Stacey Stevens, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Strategy at iCAD.
"Ms. Kelly's extensive sales experience has driven significant growth in her previous roles at VuCOMP and Aurora Imaging Technology," said Ken Ferry, CEO of iCAD. "She brings over twenty years of experience in women's healthcare and diagnostic imaging to the sales team."
"We are delighted to introduce these two outstanding industry professionals to the iCAD team, especially as we work to maximize our commercial capabilities in our cancer detection business," Mr. Ferry added. "Their leadership will help us build marketing and sales capabilities to support new levels of performance as we increase our focus on and investments in cancer detection technology to address the significant market opportunity ahead. This includes the launch of our 3D breast density and 3D cancer detection software products."
iCAD also recently announced the launch of the iReveal® breast density module as the latest addition to the Company's PowerLook Advanced Mammography Platform (AMP)®, which is designed to deliver automated, rapid and reproducible assessments of breast density to help identify patients that may experience reduced sensitivity to digital mammography due to dense breast tissue. In addition, iCAD has completed a clinical reader study in support of a European regulatory submission for the 3D Cancer Detection software and plans to launch this new product in the European Union at the Journees Francaises de Radiologie (JFR) meeting in Paris in October.
About iCAD, Inc.
iCAD delivers innovative cancer detection and radiation therapy solutions and services that enable clinicians to find and treat cancers earlier and faster while enhancing patient care. iCAD offers a comprehensive range of upgradeable computer aided detection (CAD) and workflow solutions to support rapid and accurate detection of breast, prostate and colorectal cancers. iCAD's Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx®) System® is a painless, non-invasive technology that delivers high dose rate, low energy radiation, which targets cancer while minimizing exposure to surrounding healthy tissue. The Xoft System is FDA cleared and CE marked for use anywhere in the body, including treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer, early-stage breast cancer and gynecological cancers. The comprehensive iCAD technology platforms include advanced hardware and software as well as management services designed to support cancer detection and radiation therapy treatments. For more information, visit www.icadmed.com or www.xoftinc.com.
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