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04-10-2013 08:14 PM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

Press release from: Omron Healthcare

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André van Gils

André van Gils

OMRON Healthcare Europe announced that André van Gils has been appointed as the company’s Chief Executive Officer and President as per April 1st. André van Gils assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer in November 2009 and now succeeds Kenji Eda who will take on a global role at Omron’s offices in Kyoto, Japan.

André van Gils worked at Johnson&Johnson, Gillette Company and SCA in a number of international marketing, sales and management functions. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the European organization.

André van Gils said: “I am excited and honored to have been asked to lead Omron Healthcare Europe and propel the consistent, double-digit growth we have achieved over the last years in the EMEA region. The mission to empower people to improve personal health has been a personal motivation throughout my career. Omron provides superior products and services to help people lead healthier lives all over the world and I’m looking forward to playing my part in shaping that future.”

Committed to improving people’s lives, OMRON Healthcare provides clinically proven, innovative medical equipment for health monitoring, therapy and prevention. Our product portfolio includes blood pressure monitors, respiratory therapy devices, electronic fever thermometers and activity monitors as well as body composition monitors and professional medical devices. OMRON Healthcare Group is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. OMRON Healthcare Europe B.V. is the healthcare division for Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa, and provides service to customers in more than 70 countries through a powerful distribution network

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Press Contact:
Matthieu Valk
Marketing Communications Manager EMEA

OMRON Healthcare Europe B.V.
Scorpius 33, 2132 LR Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)23 55 44 700
Fax: +31 (0)23 55 44 701

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