Belgium, November 28, 2022 – Synergia Medical, a preclinical medical device company that has developed NAO.VNS (Vagus Nerve Stimulation), the first non-metal optoelectronic neurostimulator for the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy, today announced the appointment of Dan Scherrer as Chief Operating Officer. Dan Scherrer bringsover 20 years of experience manufacturing, supply chain, quality management and product development in the medical device field.
"I am thrilled to have joined the Synergia Medical team as we complete the GLP non-clinical health and safety studies for our breakthrough NAO.VNS treatment in 2023. I look forward to working with the team to develop and prepare for First In Human trials and bring the treatment to epilepsy patients as soon as possible.” said Dan Scherrer, Chief Operating Officer.
“We are delighted to welcome Dan to the management team. His wide and valuable experience in developing medical device operations is key to developing our operations and to starting First In Human trials in early 2024.” declared Attila Borbath, CEO & Co-founder of Synergia Medical.
Dan Scherrer, Chief Operating Officer
Before joining Synergia Medical, Dan has held operational management positions in medical device companies such as DePuy Spine (a Johnson & Johnson company), Synthes, Biwi and iSTAR Medical. Prior to that, Dan worked for 6 years in the automotive and electronics industries. His operational responsibilities included global supply chain management, global manufacturing, product development, engineering, procurement and logistics. Dan also has experience in prototyping, testing and quality systems, as well as extensive, multi-site, operational experience in various environments such as start-up, ramp up, and corporations.Dan is a Swiss national with an Engineering degree in electronics and physics from the University of Neuchâtel in Switzerland, and is a certified Six Sigma Black belt.
Dan is a Swiss national with an Engineering degree in electronics and physics from the University of Neuchâtel in Switzerland, and is a certified Six Sigma Black belt.