Mazor Robotics names Yuval Yanai to board of directors — 4 notes Featured

Written by  Mary Rechtoris | Tuesday, 29 November 2016 18:47
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Caesarea, Israel-based Mazor Robotics named Yuval Yanai to the company's board of directors, effective immediately.

Here are four notes:


1. Mr. Yanai brings 30 years of medical device industry experience to Mazor.


2. He has served as director for a number of publicly traded companies including Nasdaq in New York City, Israel-based Macrocure as well as Check-Cap in Israel.


3. Mr. Yanai was the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Israel-based Given Imaging, which developed and manufactured diagnostic products to detect and visualize gastrointestinal tract disorders. In 2014, Dublin, Ireland-based Covidien bought Given Imaging in a $1 billion deal.


4. Mr. Yanai has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and economics from Israel-based Tel Aviv University.


"Mazor's performance and commitment to innovation have contributed to its position as the market leader in guidance system for spine surgeries. I am looking forward to working with the board and being part of Mazor's continued success," said Mr. Yanai.


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