Ekso Bionics Appoints Corinna E. Lathan, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors
RICHMOND, Calif., Dec. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EKSO) (the “Company”), an industry leader in exoskeleton technology for medical and industrial use, today announced the appointment of Corinna E. Lathan, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
“We are pleased to expand our Board with the addition of Dr. Lathan, who brings a successful track record of robotics, engineering and business experience,” said Jack Peurach, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ekso Bionics. “Dr. Lathan is a recognized leader in the biomedical industry. As a visionary in the field of robotics, combined with her board experience, we look forward to her unique perspectives as we grow our business and advance our mission.”
Dr. Lathan has over twenty years of experience as a leader and technology innovator with deep expertise in human-technology interfaces for robotics and mobile technology platforms. She co-founded AnthroTronix, a biomedical engineering research and development company that creates diverse products in robotics, digital health, wearable technology, and augmented reality, and has led it as Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer for over 20 years. She currently serves on the board of PTC, Inc., a global technology provider of Internet of Things and Augmented Reality platforms, and is a member of its Audit and Cybersecurity Committees. In addition, Dr. Lathan previously served as Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at The Catholic University of America and as Adjunct Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park.
“I am delighted to join the Ekso Bionics Board and support the company in bringing pioneering solutions across medical and industrial applications,” said Dr. Lathan. “Ekso’s innovative platform has positioned the company for long-term growth, and I am excited to contribute to their future successes.”
About Ekso Bionics®
Ekso Bionics® is a leading developer of exoskeleton solutions that amplify human potential by supporting or enhancing strength, endurance, and mobility across medical and industrial applications. Founded in 2005, the Company continues to build upon its industry-leading expertise to design some of the most cutting-edge, innovative wearable robots available on the market. Ekso Bionics is the only exoskeleton company to offer technologies that range from helping those with paralysis to stand up and walk, to enhancing human capabilities on job sites across the globe. Ekso Bionics is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area and is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “EKSO.” For more information, visit: www.eksobionics.com or follow @EksoBionics on Twitter.
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Released December 28, 2021