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CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif., March 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Field Medical, Inc., an industry leader in focal pulsed field catheter ablation technology, today announced that Mark Wisniewski, chief financial officer of Enterra Medical Inc. and former CFO of FARAPULSE Inc., has been elected to Field Medical's board of directors, along with medical tech veteran Marlou Janssen, who previously held various senior executive positions at Philips, Biotronik and St. Jude Medical. Both Wisniewski and Janssen join Dr. Steven Mickelsen as founding directors of Field Medical Inc.
Wisniewski brings decades of experience in corporate leadership and the medical device industry, and has a long record of strong corporate governance, leading business strategies across the spectrum of early-stage and multinational medical device companies. During his tenure as Chief Financial Officer at FARAPULSE, Inc., he led debt and equity financing and oversaw various of the company's operating functions from early stage through the successful acquisition of more than $450 million. Previously, Wisniewski served as director of strategy and business development at Boston Scientific Corporation's $2.2 billion revenue Rhythm Management Group, currently one of the fastest growing leaders in the EP market.
"Mark is a visionary in the medical device industry and applies his vast knowledge, experience and passion for future-oriented technology," said Dr. Steven Mickelsen, CEO of Field Medical. "He is uniquely qualified to contribute the nuanced strategic planning and strong financial governance needed by a company at our stage."
Janssen joined the Field Medical Inc. board of directors earlier this year and brings decades of senior executive experience. He was able to establish strong visions and strategies for the businesses he led and was responsible for several successful launches of industry firsts. He led R&D, operations, clinical, marketing and sales teams in various regions of the world and brings strong P skills to
"Marlou is a giant in the medical device industry recognized for providing cutting-edge technology solutions to some of healthcare's most urgent and complex challenges. She is also a trailblazer with executive leadership skills and amazing insights into the changing needs of our market," explained Dr Mickelsen. "Her extensive network of hers and her knowledge of her industry are invaluable to us at Field Medical; we are proud to have her on board."
About Field Medical, Inc. Field Medical Inc is a world leader in focal pulsed field catheter ablation. They are developing a proprietary technology called FieldBending™ designed to focus therapeutic effects and reduce unwanted far-field effects that currently limit first-generation PFA technology. Field Medical intends to expand the indications for pulsed field ablation (PFA) beyond atrial fibrillation therapy by addressing much more challenging arrhythmias in the ventricle and common procedures such as supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) that require minimal sedation.
Dr. Steven Mickelsen founded Field Medical, Inc. in 2022 after leaving his executive leadership position with Acutus Medical. He is a board certified cardiac electrophysiologist with a part time practice at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla CA. Earlier in his career, Dr. Mickelsen founded FARAPULSE, Inc., which was later acquired by Boston Scientific. He is a leading figure in the medical device industry and speaks often about the revolution taking place in arrhythmia therapy and pulsed field ablation.
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