"Coapt Systems has all the necessary elements, including strong management and an innovative product line, to continue its strong pace of growth and expansion," said Brent Ahrens, general partner at Canaan Partners. "Coapt is a great example of the type of innovative, high-growth company meeting unmet medical needs we invest in at Canaan. Laureen is a great addition to the team with her extensive management experience and recent success in the growing field of non-invasive aesthetics. Under her leadership, Coapt is poised to achieve even greater success moving forward."
Prior to joining Thermage in 2003, DeBuono was a consulting EVP and CFO
to several public and private technology and medical device companies.
DeBuono was also EVP, COO and CFO of More.com, an Internet health products
commerce company, and she was EVP, COO and CFO of Resound Corporation, a
public, hearing products and communications company that was acquired by GN
Great Nordic in 1999. She also served as EVP, General Counsel to Nellcor
Puritan Bennett Inc., a $900M public respiratory products company, from
1992-1998, and negotiated the sale of the company to Mallinkcrodt, Inc. in
1998. She was a member of the Board of Directors of Invivo, Inc., a public
patient safety monitoring company, from 1998-2004, and of VISX, Inc., a
public vision correction company, from 2003-2005, both of which were
acquired. DeBuono received her J.D. from New York University Law School,
|SOURCE Coapt Systems Inc.|
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