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The Insides Company Appoints Commercialisation CEO

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Source: The Insides Company Limited (Surgical Design Studio1.)
On: 4:00pm Auckland, Wednesday 8 May 2019

Companies: The Insides Company Limited (previously Surgical Design Studio Limited)

The Insides Company (TICL), a provider of innovative medical devices for gastrointestinal surgery, today announces the appointment of Garth Sutherland as Chief Executive Officer to lead the company in its commercialisation phase of development.

Garth Sutherland has 30 years’ experience in the technology sector, including 18 years in the medical devices industry. Previously Garth founded digital health company Adherium. During this time Garth completed five rounds of capital raising a total of more than $50 million, including listing the company on the ASX and subsequent institutional rounds. Garth led the establishment of Adherium’s AstraZeneca partnership, and built the team, technology, IP, and manufacturing partnerships. Garth has also worked internationally for a number of leading high technology companies including Microsoft, and has a M.Sc. Physics with 1st class honours.

Garth takes on the CEO role from co-founder, company Director, and surgeon Associate Professor Greg O’Grady, who moves to the position of Chief Scientific Officer. Garth said “I am very excited to join Greg and the other exceptional team members to bring the company’s award-winning products to market. The devices are so meaningful in improving health outcomes and quality of life for a range of patients, including those with colorectal cancer.”

Greg said “At The Insides Company, we are developing a suite of clinical products that are breakthrough solutions for patients undergoing surgical treatment for colorectal diseases, including colorectal cancer. I am enormously proud of the creativity and excellence being achieved by our engineering team at The Insides Company, and am delighted to have Garth Sutherland joining us to bring these innovative products to market.”

Chairman Rob Davidson said, “We thank Greg sincerely for the key leadership role he has played in founding and growing TICL to be ready for commercialisation, and warmly welcome Garth to the team.”

1Surgical Design Studio has officially rebranded to The Insides Company

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