PRESS RELEASE – NOMINATION NOTICE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Montreal, February 19, 2019 – Mr. André Blain, President, is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Gabriel Rivest as Executive Director of OSSimTech. Mr. Rivest’s term began on February 13.
Over the past 4 years, Mr. Rivest has held different positions in the company. He has significant experience in business development, strategic partnerships and product management. Prior to joining OSSimTech, Mr. Rivest held the position of external project manager for a large group of medical device companies in the US. Over the years, his leadership qualities combined with his deep knowledge of the orthopedic field, enabled Mr. Rivest to lead the development of OSSimTech’s lead product, the Sim-OrthoTM. He holds a Master in International Affairs and a Bachelor in Finance from École des Hautes-études Commerciales (University of Montreal).
Mr. Rivest accepts his new duties with great enthusiasm. “I’m deeply humbled to accept the position of Executive Director for OSSimTech. Our company has achieved an unprecedent level of innovation throughout the past 5 years and I look forward to the future ahead. As we continue to develop our open surgery surgical training platform, OSSimTech is well positioned to become a leader in the field of high-fidelity simulation.”
Mr. Blain firmly believes that Mr. Rivest’s experience and leadership will ensure success for the many projects underway at OSSimTech.
Founded in 2013, OSSimTech is the world’s premier provider of mixed reality training for orthopedic residents and surgeons. We create virtual reality training simulators for open surgeries to facilitate and standardize quality-assured training for complex procedures. Through simulation, trainees and surgeons can accelerate their learning curves, master key procedures and develop psycho-motor skills or muscle memory, in a risk-free environment.
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