The following section ensures the facts about each actual header. The Board of Directors has a strong belief that all of our headers exhibit personal and professional flawlessness; high levels of education and/or experience in business activities; a sufficient level of realizing our business and its main aims and objectives; the capability and desire to spend lots of time to the performance of the Board of Directors; a set of skills and personality characteristics; strategic thinking and a willingness to share ideas.
Dr. Freddie Barton
Dr. Freddie Barton established Kips Bay Medical, Inc. in 2005. He has over 45 years of experience in the medical tool industry. He contributed too much to the cardiovascular sphere. He took part in the development of the first artificial cardiac pacemaker and valve. Kips Bay Medical was one of the companies cooperated in the production of the first on the commercial terms supporting system for retractors utilized in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. His first activity was related to an international promoting service. He climbed the career ladder from 1980 to 1988 very actively to gain his main aim – to make CABG available for all. He established the hospital for cardiac surgery and run for a certain period of time. He collaborated with the company which deals with the development, manufacture and distribution of Argon-Laser for Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty. He has done his best to kick the cardiac surgery to the next step. More and more people have received the chance to get an artificial valve or cardiac pacemaker. Freddie has been awarded numerous appraisals and prizes for his contributions and developments, including the “Lasker Award”; National Prize for Medicine; Eliott Rapaport Cardiologist of the Year and etc. Dr. Freddie Barton conducted various seminars for students specializing in cardiology to make their knowledge deeper. He also tries to lecture in his own University from which he has graduated in 1975.
Bradley Gray has started working as a director in January 2009. He considers being the founder and co-founder of business activities which have e-commerce character. From 2000 to 2002, he started gaining new positions in the company striving to improve the cardiology as a medical science. He also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the well-known an e-commerce organization developing new medical breakthrough devices during 1995-1997. From 2000 to 2006, Bradley Gray was Vice President at the hospital established by Dr. Freddie Barton. In 2009 he moved to the board of directors. This company believes that his rich financial education and knowledge and great experience bring so necessary and important aspects of running the company.
Lucas Howarth has started as a director in July 2012 paying attention to the investments in stock of public served medical devices. From February 2006 to May 2011, Mr. Howarth took part in investments in later stage private medical device companies. From 1985 to 2004, Howarth worked for Megan Grace, a director of the cardiology charity establishment. Mr. Howarth made everything possible to provide an access to the cardiovascular healthcare to the senior people, preferably. During his employment, he was granted due to his successful venture capitalist, significant strategic decisions, a wealth of working experience with the investment community.