Maria Sainz

Maria Sainz was elected to our Board effective February 1, 2015. Ms. Sainz has served as the CEO of Aegea Medical, a medical device company in the women’s health space focused on the development of technology for endometrial ablation, since May 2018.  Prior to that, she served as the President and CEO of Cardiokinetix, a medical device company, from May 2012 until July 2017. She was the President and CEO of Concentric Medical, Inc., a medical technology company, from April 2008 until May 2012. In 2011, Concentric Medical was acquired by Stryker Corporation, where she was named General Manager of the business unit of Stryker Neurovascular. Ms. Sainz led integration activities following the acquisition of Guidant Corporation by Boston Scientific from 2006 to 2008. She served as President of the Cardiac Surgery division of Guidant from February 2003 through July 2006. Ms. Sainz served as Vice President, Global Marketing for the Vascular Intervention division of Guidant from January 2001 through February 2003. Ms. Sainz served as Vice President of the Intermedics Cardiac Rhythm Management business of Guidant in Europe, from 1998 to 2001. Ms. Sainz also serves as a director of Orthofix International, N.V., and Iridex Corporation. Ms. Sainz has been selected to serve as a member of our Board of Directors due to her leadership experience as a chief executive officer, knowledge of, and experience in, the healthcare industry, international experience, and public company board experience.