CMR Surgical announces the appointment of Ingeborg Øie as Chief Financial Officer

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Ingeborg joins CMR Surgical from Smith & Nephew, the FTSE 100 global medical technology business, where she was most recently Finance Director of Canada and previously VP Global Investor Relations in the corporate headquarters since 2014. Ingeborg has significant experience in the medical devices sector having started her career as a Medical Devices analyst at Goldman Sachs and later becoming Managing Director and Head of Medical Devices and Healthcare Services coverage at Jefferies International.

She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Georgia Healthcare Group PLC, the London Stock Exchange Main Market-listed healthcare services group.

Ingeborg holds a MEng in Biomedical Engineering from Imperial College London and an MSc in Public Health from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She is a CFA charterholder.

CMR Surgical is a British private limited company developing the next-generation universal robotic system, Versius, for minimal access surgery.

The vision behind CMR Surgical is to make minimal access surgery universally accessible and affordable, transforming the existing market for surgical robotics while also addressing the six million people who still undergo open surgery each year.

Global annual revenues for robot-assisted minimal access surgery are presently approximately $4 billion and are anticipated to reach $20 billion by 2025.

CMR Surgical, formed in 2014, has its headquarters in Cambridge, United Kingdom and is backed by an international shareholder base of specialist and generalist investors.

The Company achieved the registration of its Quality Management System to ISO 13485:2003 by Underwriters Laboratories LLC (UL), and the status as a UL Registered Firm, in September 2015.

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Designed to meet the complex requirements of laparoscopic surgery, Versius’ compact size fits easily into the existing surgical workflow, while its ergonomic console design allows surgeons to work in a way that reduces physical and mental effort.

Intended to be used across a range of surgical specialties, the versatility and portability of Versius, enabled by a unique and patented four-axis wrist joint, expands the potential for higher utilisation. The versatility of the system and compelling commercial model allows healthcare providers to offer the benefits of robotic-assisted procedures in a cost-effective way.

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Globe Newswire: 08:00 GMT Monday 11th February 2019

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