Atlantic Therapeutics Appoints Former Zeltiq CEO As Chairman
Atlantic Therapeutics has appointed former Zeltiq Aesthetics CEO Gordie Nye as its new chairman to help drive adoption of its CE-marked Innovo device for treating clinical conditions associated with pelvic floor weakness.
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