Frank Brings 29 Years of Experience in Life Sciences, Technology, and Capital Markets
Kevin Richardson to Remain at SANUWAVE as Chief Strategic Officer and as a Member of the Board of Directors
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN, May 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire – SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (the “Company” or “SANUWAVE”) (OTCQB:SNWV), a leading provider of next-generation FDA-approved wound care products, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Morgan Frank as Chief Executive Officer. Frank, a company development, corporate restarts, and capital markets veteran, has served 19 years as founder and principal of Manchester Management (Manchester Explorer Fund), the Company’s largest outside shareholder and has served as Chairman of the SANUWAVE Board of Directors since August 2022. Kevin Richardson, the Company’s former CEO, will remain on the Board of Directors of the Company and continue an active role in the Company, serving as its Chief Strategic Officer during this exciting period of growth and opportunity for the Company.
“Having now been SANUWAVE’s Chairman for nearly a year, I believe strongly in the Company and its mission to bring efficacious and cost-effective technology to the wound care market,” said Frank. “This is a very exciting time in our lifecycle as we seek to rapidly expand our manufacturing and explore and expand our commercial and strategic options. I would like to thank Kevin for his role in assembling this impressive product suite and setting the stage for future success.”
Before joining the Company, Frank, 51, has served 19 years as principal at Manchester Management LLC, the Company’s largest outside shareholder. He brings with him 29 years of U.S. public equity and capital markets experience, with a focus in life sciences and technology as well as corporate restarts and intellectual property salvage and monetization. Mr. Frank has provided long term strategic planning, due diligence and business development strategy, and investor relations guidance to over 100 public companies and looks forward to working more deeply with SANUWAVE.
SANUWAVE Health is focused on the research, development, and commercialization of its patented, non-invasive and biological response-activating medical systems for the repair and regeneration of skin, musculoskeletal tissue, and vascular structures.
SANUWAVE’s end-to-end wound care portfolio of regenerative medicine products and product candidates help restore the body’s normal healing processes. SANUWAVE applies and researches its patented energy transfer technologies in wound healing, orthopedic/spine, aesthetic/cosmetic, and cardiac/endovascular conditions.
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