Needham, MA, January 11, 2000 --- ESC Medical Systems (NASDAQ: ESCM), a leading provider of innovative laser and intense pulsed light technologies in the medical, aesthetic and surgical arenas, today announced that Peter D. D'Errico has joined the company as Vice President of Corporate Marketing.
new position, Mr. D'Errico
will be responsible for corporate marketing, focusing on worldwide strategy, product development, product launches and customer support programs.He
will also be directly involved in building a cohesive team to maximize customer satisfaction and sustain momentum for the entire portfolio of the company's products.His
involvement in the product development process will provide focus and direction to drive marketing efforts and build a solid foundation for ESC Medical Systems
into the 21st century.
"We are delighted that Peter
has joined us.
has spent much of his
career in the medical and diagnostic industry.At Chiron Diagnostics since1983, he held various leadership positions including serving as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and a corporate officer prior to Chiron's acquisition by Bayer Corporation.He
recently led Chiron's largest product release, which resulted in significant positive financial impact on the organization and spearheaded successful product introductions into fourteen countries.Mr. D'Errico
is also credited with creating a worldwide Field Quality/Technical Support process and implementing a customer feedback system, which significantly improved customer satisfaction.He also served as Managing Director for CIBA Corning Diagnostics, Ltd., in England, managing 300 employees and direct sales and distribution throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.Mr. D'Errico holds an MBA from Harvard University.