EBAMed | Swiss-based medtech startup
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EBAMed SA, developer of medical technologies to transform the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, has appointed experienced specialist Marina Izzo as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Mrs. Izzo will set the vision for EBAMed’s technology and lead the effort for the next financing round, planned for 2022. Former CEO and co-founder, Adriano Garonna has transitioned to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and maintains a role on the company’s Board of Directors.
Mrs. Izzo served as CEO for Cardionovum, an innovative developer of drug coated balloon technology. Prior to that, she was Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at Symetis SA (now part of Boston Scientific), where she established the company as a key competitor in the transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) market. She has held several leadership roles with Medtronic in Europe and with St. Jude Medical, including Marketing Director for the EMEA Atrial Fibrillation (AF) business. Mrs. Izzo is a graduate of Bocconi University of Milan.
EBAMed is an early-stage, private medical device company. EBAMed is developing a cardiac ultrasound product to improve radioablation for Ventricular Tachycardia, a growing clinical need in the face of the prevalence of heart disease, and aging populations.