Former Itamar Medical CEO & President Gilad Glick Joins IceCure Medical as a Strategic Advisor for Global Go-To-Market Operations
A global medical device industry expert with a focus on market creation and fast growth, Mr. Glick has led Itamar Medical, Inc. ("Itamar Medical") as CEO, building its medical device business for a decade until Itamar Medical's acquisition by Zoll Medical for $538 million
CAESAREA, Israel, July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- IceCure Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ICCM) (TASE: ICCM) ("IceCure" or the "Company"), developer of minimally-invasive cryoablation technology, the ProSense® System, that destroys tumors by freezing as an alternative to surgical tumor removal ("ProSense"), today announced that Gilad Glick will serve as a strategic advisor to the Company, to guide its commercialization strategy up to execution. Mr. Glick will support the acceleration of IceCure's Go-to-Market operations for global adoption of ProSense® with a special focus on the U.S. and EU markets.
Mr. Glick commented, "As a minimally invasive system, ProSense® can significantly improve treatments of patients with cancerous tumors, including early-stage breast cancer and fibroadenomas while creating benefits and value for doctors and payors. By executing a well-defined commercialization strategy, IceCure has the potential to rapidly ramp revenues and advance the standard of care for many clinical indications including early-stage breast cancer. I'm pleased to work with the IceCure team to accelerate ProSense®'s market penetration."
"Gilad is one of the world's leading medical device commercialization strategists and we look forward to working closely with him. ProSense has tremendous potential across numerous medical indications in global markets, and we believe Gilad's expertise will add significant value to IceCure," stated IceCure CEO Eyal Shamir.
Mr. Glick was CEO of Itamar Medical from 2013 through 2022 when Itamar Medical was acquired by ZOLL Medical Corporation for $538 million. He is also a Board member with Beta Bionics Inc., an autonomous insulin solution and the President and founder of the MedTech Commercialization Institute. Previously, Mr. Glick held the position of VP Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Biosense Webster a Johnson & Johnson company.
About IceCure Medical
Israel-based IceCure Medical (NASDAQ: ICCM) (TASE: ICCM) develops and markets ProSense®, an advanced liquid-nitrogen-based cryoablation therapy for the treatment of tumors (benign and cancerous) by freezing, with the primary focus areas being breast, kidney, bone and lung cancer. Its minimally invasive technology is a safe and effective alternative to hospital surgical tumor removal that is easily performed in a relatively short procedure. The system is marketed and sold worldwide for the indications cleared to-date by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and approved in Europe with the CE Mark.
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Released July 5, 2022