Appointment expands Lucira’s management team with medtech veteran
Lucira Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: LHDX), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of transformative and innovative infectious disease test kits, today announced medtech veteran Kevin Collins has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer with global revenue responsibility.
Collins began his medical technology career with Lumenis Ltd., a medical equipment and laser technologies company, where he rose from Area Sales Manager to Regional Sales Manager for lasers in two years. In 2009, he joined Intutive Surgical, Inc., a world leader in medical robotics. In 2017 he was named Vice President, Global Distribution Markets, driving the adoption of da Vinci surgical robots across 36 countries while generating revenue growth. Most recently, he was Vice President of International Commercial Operations at Outset Medical, Inc., which is introducing innovative dialysis technology.
Lucira CEO Erik Engelson said, “We are delighted that Kevin is joining our management team. He’s an experienced global business leader who has increased sales in every stage of his dynamic career. Our testing platform dovetails perfectly with his expertise and commitment to improving healthcare.”
About Lucira Health, Inc.
Lucira is a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of transformative and innovative infectious disease test kits. Lucira’s testing platform produces lab quality molecular testing in a single-use, consumer-friendly, palm-size test kit powered by two AA batteries. Lucira designed its test kits to provide accurate, reliable and on-the-spot molecular test results anywhere and at any time. The LUCIRA™ CHECK IT COVID-19 Test Kit (OTC) and LUCIRA™ COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit (Rx) are designed to provide a clinically relevant COVID-19 result within 30 minutes from sample collection.
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