Shlomo Alkalay Named Lightmed CEO

September 8, 2017: By Jon Swedien
Shlomo Alkalay

Shlomo Alkalay

Lightmed Corporation has appointed Shlomo Alkalay as its new CEO, effective immediately, the Tokyo Japan-based medical device and technology company announced Sept. 1.

Founder and former CEO Gary Lee, who serves as Lightmed’s executive chairman, said he will now focus on the company’s venture capital strategy.

In his most recent role, Shlomo served as the chief operating officer of Syneron-Candela, a developer and marketer of esthetic medical products.

Prior to working for Syneron-Candela, Shlomo served in five vice president positions with Lumenis, an Israeli medical device company.

logoFounded in 1997, Lightmed is focused on developing, manufacturing, and marketing a full spectrum of innovative laser systems for the ophthalmic market. The company has a US site in San Clemente, California.

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