PORSAV partners, Palliare, with its vision to create a safer operating room, has appointed John O’Dea as CEO. He will oversee the U.S. launch of the company’s EVA15 insufflator, which combines continuous pressure insufflation and surgical smoke evacuation, and the EndoTrap™ endoscopist protection system early this year. Mr O’Dea was previously CEO of Crospon, an Irish medical device company and developer of the Endoflip™ endoscopic diagnostic system, prior to its acquisition by Medtronic in 2017. Caroline O’Dea will continue in her current role as Managing Director of the Irish operation of Palliare.
The company also announced the appointment of Giovanni Di Napoli to the Board of Directors. Mr Di Napoli is currently President of the Gastrointestinal Operating Unit within the Medical-Surgical Portfolio at Medtronic.
Read the Palliare press release here.