SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silk Road Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SILK), a company focused on reducing the risk of stroke and its devastating impact, today announced that it is strengthening its leadership team with two appointments. William Whealon, Ph.D. has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Research and Development, effective immediately. Silk Road Medical has also named Lucas Buchanan, the company’s current Chief Financial Officer, to also serve as its Chief Operating Officer, effective October 1, 2020.
“We are excited to welcome Bill to Silk Road Medical as we further strengthen our leadership team. His proven track record for building and leading effective and innovative R&D groups and his passion for identifying solutions to solve unmet clinical needs will be instrumental in our continued efforts to achieve durable growth,” said Erica Rogers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Silk Road Medical.
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