SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silk Road Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SILK), a company focused on reducing the risk of stroke and its devastating impact, today announced the appointment of Kevin Ballinger to the company’s Board of Directors. Simultaneously, the company also announced the resignation of current board member, Ruoxi Chen. Both of these changes are effective immediately.
Ballinger, the recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of Aldevron, brings decades of experience in the medical device industry. Prior to joining Aldevron, he spent 25 years at Boston Scientific, a company focused on a variety of interventional medical specialties. During his last nine years at Boston Scientific, he served as Executive Vice President and Global President of the Interventional Cardiology division. Under his leadership, Ballinger grew the division to a $3 billion global business. Ballinger earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University, and his MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.
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