Press Release Stockholm, Sweden, September 23, 2011
Jos Lamers has been appointed Executive Vice President Brachytherapy Solutions and a member of Elekta’s Executive Committee.
Jos Lamers has been appointed Executive Vice President, Elekta Brachytherapy Solutions. He joins Elekta through the acquisition of Nucletron, announced September 15, 2011. His role on Elekta’s Executive Committee begins immediately. Jos Lamers has been Chief Executive Officer of Nucletron since 2008.
Jos Lamers is 48 years old and has a Masters degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Wageningen, the Netherlands. He is a highly-experienced international business executive, with a proven track record in life sciences and business-to-business fields.
Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives, making the future possible today.Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide.Elekta employs around 3,300 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. Website: www.elekta.com (http://www.elekta.com/)