ContextVision Expands Sales and R&D Team

CONTEXTVISION ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES AND APPLICATION AND R&D MANAGER

BOSTON, Mass. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden – October 11, 2011 – ContextVision, the software imaging partner for the most recognized medical imaging manufacturers worldwide, strengthens its organization with two strategic recruitments— Eskil Larsson, Director of Sales and Application, and Arto Järvinen, the newly appointed Research and Development Manager. The addition of Larsson and Järvinen further extends ContextVision’s deep management team of medical imaging and image processing veterans.

With more than 20 years experience in sales, marketing and consulting, Larsson brings a broad range of skills to his new position. Prior to ContextVision, Larsson served as the Marketing Manager and Research and Development Manager for the X-ray division at Siemens-Elema in Stockholm, Sweden where he managed the development of mammography X-ray systems. As Director of Sales and Application for ContextVision, Larsson will oversee all company-to-customer interactions and work with partners to effectively implement ContextVision’s medical imaging software.

Arto Järvinen started his career as an image processing application developer at ContextVision and is now, more than 25 years later, back as the Research and Development Manager. During those 25+ years, Järvinen held positions such as Operations Manager at consulting company and also worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Chief Quality Officer and Vice President at Sectra, a global PACS company, and business area manager for an imaging company focusing on preoperative planning.

In his new position, Järvinen will focus on creating and maintaining a productive environment for the highly-skilled research and development team while promoting and facilitating innovation. Additionally, Arto brings his experience as a management consultant to the ContextVision team.

“Larsson and Järvinen are two industry experienced individuals that will help broaden the path beyond image enhancement to our management team. As a company, we continue to  develop to constantly exceed our customers’ needs and expectations,” commented ContextVision CEO, Anita Tollstadius.

Larsson and Järvinen will both assume their new roles in ContextVision’s offices in Sweden. For more information please visit www.contextvision.com.

About ContextVision
ContextVision is the leading independent developer of medical imaging enhancement, analysis and processing technologies, serving leading OEMs and distributors for almost 30 years. Each day, thousands of global users rely on ContextVision’s embedded imaging software. ContextVision’s GOP technology allows unprecedented image quality to be achieved by simultaneously enhancing fine structure and reducing noise and/or speckle across Ultrasound, Digital and Interventional Radiology, Mammography, MRI, and CT. ContextVision’s continuous development of its proven GOP algorithm and technology ensures that its customers can provide superior digital imaging quality to hospitals and clinicians. These images promise more rapid and accurate diagnoses, reduced operator eye fatigue, and ultimately, a greater return-on-investment for medical imaging users. ContextVision’s leading 3D image enhancement processing continues to add new dimensions to medical imaging. Its technology enables clinicians to see previously unreachable anatomies, with interactive enhancement that does not compromise the overall image.

Contact:
Perrin McCormick
HB
Phone: 781-818-4198
E-mail: pmccormick@hbagency.com

Peter Kövamees
ContextVision AB
Phone: +46 (8) 750-3557
E-mail: peter.kovamees@contextvision.se