Haifa, Israel (PRWEB) April 18, 2013
OHK Medical Devices Ltd., manufacturer of the HemaClear® single-use, sterile exsanguinating tourniquet device, announced today that it has appointed Mr. Omer Inbar as Chief Executive Officer.
Previously, Mr. Inbar served as Vice President of Sales and was instrumental in strong revenue growth of Hemaclear over the past two years.
“We are excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Omer Inbar as CEO. We would also like to thank our outgoing CEO Mr. Oren Gavriely for his last 6 years of dedication and service as CEO,” said Baruch Halpert, Chairman, OHK Medical Devices. Mr. Halpert added that “Mr. Inbar has already proved himself as a strong leader, and has been a key factor to the companies success over the last two years.”
Inbar brings valuable experience from his previous position heading international sales and marketing efforts for the company. “I am thrilled to be leading a young and talented team through this next phase of growth,” Inbar commented. “This is an exciting time for the company as we continue to grow our flagship HemaClear product as the tourniquet of choice by hospitals worldwide, and begin to introduce new generation HemaClear products and additional technologies to the market. I would like to thank Oren for his years of committed service to the company, bringing the company to profitable growth and assembling a superb leadership team that will continue to deliver outstanding products to the medical devices industry," Inbar concluded.
HemaClear® is the world’s leading sterile tourniquet with a simple yet innovative technology, representing a new standard of care in bloodless orthopedic surgery. Since entering the market in 2007 this product has been successfully used in almost 500,000 procedures. Easier, cheaper and safer than the standard offerings, HemaClear® represents the first significant advancement in tourniquet technology in over 100 years. HemaClear® was developed by OHK Medical Devices (OHK), a privately held company based in Haifa, Israel and the United States and is currently used in over 2000 operating rooms across 30 countries. For more information about HemaClear®, visit http://www.hemaclear.com.