AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ —
SuperSonic Imagine, the innovative ultrasound medical imaging
company, is pleased to announce Gordon Waldron has been named as
Executive Vice President and CFO. As a member of the board of
directors, he will be responsible for driving all of SuperSonic
Imagine’s key strategic and commercial partnerships as well as
overseeing the company’s financial development plan.
Prior to joining SuperSonic Imagine in September 2010, Mr.
Waldron spent five years as CFO for the French biotech company
Novexel where he raised 50 million euros in 2006, negotiated a
preclinical license agreement which brought the company a 75
million euros upfront payment in 2008 and directed a trade sale
process resulting in the acquisition of Novexel by AstraZeneca for
cash consideration of approximately $500 million in 2009.
Before Novexel, he spent eight years as VP Finance with Synt:em
(Nimes, France) where he raised 32 million euros in three financing
He also spent five years with Texas Instruments, first as
Finance Director for a French subsidiary, then as Group Finance
Manager (based in the UK) covering 17 entities and a distributor
network for Texas Instruments Software in Europe, the Middle East
Mr. Waldron started his career with Spie Batignolles at the Head
Office near Paris before becoming a controller of the company’s US
subsidiaries based in Pittsburgh.
He graduated from Duke University (USA) in 1988 and has both
American and British nationalities.
Mr. Waldron commented, “I am pleased to join such a high caliber
group of people working in such an innovative environment. This mix
has already produced some impressive R&D achievements as the
company quickly differentiated itself through the creation of a
software based ultrasound technology. The Aixplorer®
MultiWave™ Ultrasound system not only offers exceptional
image quality but also has the unique ability