Z-Medica said it named Stephen Fanning, the former CEO of Solta Medical, to be its new chief executive.
Wallingford, Conn.-based Z-Medica is developing blood clotting technologies it calls QuikClot.
"QuikClot products have been adopted by the U.S. military and are gaining awareness in a variety of healthcare and emergency response settings. We have the ability to increase our growth rate by applying the company’s unique technology to address unmet medical needs in a significant number of major markets including hospitals, military, first responders, law enforcement, institutional settings and consumer retail outlets. In addition, our leadership in blood clotting technology creates the opportunity to expand our platform with our current and potential customer base. I am excited about the Z-Medica opportunity and working with the entire team to capitalize on our potential," Fanning said in prepared remarks.
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