Board member Anita Tollstadius brings 30 years of life science experience to new role
BOSTON, Mass. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden – September 14, 2010 – ContextVision, image enhancement partner to global medical imaging manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Anita Tollstadius as CEO, effective immediately. As member of the company board of directors since 2008, Anita has been closely involved in developing and formulating the company’s current strategic business plan. As CEO, Anita will be ideally positioned to use her strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated business acumen and extensive industry experience to drive change, motivate and thus implement the plan.
“We feel extremely fortunate to have been able to win a person with Anita’s caliber to become CEO of ContextVision. I strongly feel she is the right person at the right time with a strong and credible curricula to lead the company going forward”, said Erik Danielsen, Chairman of ContextVision’s board of directors.
“The challenges as well as the opportunities are great as ContextVision extends its 3D-imaging capabilities across further medical imaging modalities and Anita is well aware of what it will take to ultimately position the company for continued success” continued Danielsen.
“During the last three decades ContextVision has established itself as the premier developer of image enhancement software,” commented Tollstadius. “As I work with the board of directors and company to consider additions to our extensive product lines, I will ensure our continued emphasis on image quality for clinical advantage.”
Tollstadius has held numerous management and organizational development roles during her thirty-year career. In addition to serving on the ContextVision board of directors since 2008, Tollstadius has counseled other global medical technology companies on matters such as product research and development, production, and communications. She holds a M.B.A. from the Stockholm School of Economics and a M.Sc. in Pharmacy from Uppsala University. She will continue to work in ContextVision’s Stockholm headquarters.
ContextVision is the leading independent developer in medical imaging enhancement, analysis and processing technologies, serving leading OEMs and distributors for more than 25 years. ContextVision’s patented GOP algorithm allows unprecedented image quality to be achieved by simultaneously enhancing fine structure while reducing noise and speckle across MRI, X-Ray, Ultrasound and CT image data.
ContextVision’s technology enables the company’s customers to provide superior digital imaging quality for hospitals and clinicians. Such solutions promise more rapid and accurate diagnoses, reduced operator eye fatigue, and ultimately, a greater return-on-investment for medical imaging users. ContextVision’s embedded imaging software is relied upon daily by thousands of users around the globe. For more information, please visit www.contextvision.com.
Anita Tollstadius, CEO
Phone: +46 (8) 750 3550 or +46 (0)70 337 3036
Bengt Hunyadi, CFO
Phone: +46 (0)8 750 3550 or +46 (0)708 38 25 26