Director of Solta Medical Resigns
An important news story comes from Solta Medical, one of the leaders of the global aesthetic market! The founder of Thermage Company (the predecessor of Solta Medical), Dr. Edward W. Knowlton resigned as Director of Solta Medical after 17 years of serving Solta! Solta’s CEO Stephen Fanning said: “On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, as well as our management team, I would like to thank Ed for his tireless dedication to our company and his numerous contributions,” and added “Ed is a pioneer in the medical aesthetics industry having authored numerous patents in the field and written several scientific papers on plastic surgery. We will miss his participation on our Board of Directors.”
Dr. Edward Knowlton had an announcement after his resignation letter came to light: “Solta has emerged as the leading innovator in the medical aesthetics industry and is positioned to build returns for our shareholders. After several years as a member of the Board, I’ve decided that now is an opportune time for me to leave my formal role with Solta. As the Company’s founder, Solta and the team will be always near and dear to me and they can always count on my help whenever I can be of assistance.”
The Solta Medical’s Board of Director’s of Solta has now 7 members and according to their sayings there is no intention of getting a new director to replace Dr. Knowlton!