Intact Vascular has announced that Bruce J Shook is joining the company as president and chief executive officer and as a member of its Board of Directors. Shook, a highly experienced medical device executive, previously spent the past 11 years at Neuronetics, a medical device company he co-founded and led as its president and chief executive officer.
Dennis Wahr, chairman of the Board at Intact Vascular, welcomed Shook. “We are delighted to have Bruce at the helm. His wealth of successful operational experience in medical device companies is a prerequisite to expedite Intact’s growth to the next level of both product and clinical development.”
Shook says, “I am very impressed with what the Intact Vascular team has accomplished. They have developed an extraordinarily innovative approach to the treatment of peripheral vascular disease that holds significant promise to advance endovascular therapy beyond the current practice of stenting. Intact has exceptional assets and I am truly excited to be working with this team to improve patient care, offer customers novel solutions, and build value for our stakeholders.”
Shook has thirty years of experience in the medical device industry including venture finance of early stage companies. He holds advanced degrees in biomedical engineering and business administration from Columbia University and the MIT Sloan School of Management, respectively, and a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Penn State University, USA.