SANUWAVE Announces New Board Leadership

SANUWAVE announces addition of three new board members this quarter

SUWANEE, GA, April 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (SNWV), a leading provider of next-generation wound care products, today announced three new board members will join as one departs.

“We are excited to expand our board with three new members who will help us reach new heights by bringing diverse expertise and insight to our work,” said SANUWAVE CEO & Chairman of the Board Kevin A. Richardson, II. “We anticipate 2022 being a year of growth and opportunity and we have worked diligently to ensure SANUWAVE’s board and leadership represents a variety of experts that will support the progression and evolution of the company.”

The new board members Ian Miller, Jeffrey Blizard, and Jim Tyler will begin their terms in Q2 2022.

  • Ian Miller: Commercial Vice President of Hoogwegt US where he manages a team of traders generating more than $500 Million in annual revenue by purchasing and selling in excess of 250,000 metric tons of commodities which are distributed around the globe. Mr. Miller has a Master of Business Administration from Drake University and brings over 20 years of sales leadership knowledge that will help SANUWAVE develop its non-medical verticals and growth strategies. Throughout his career, Mr. Miller has built a successful track record for business development and strategic implementation that have helped companies grow both their top and bottom lines.   
  • Jeffrey Blizard: Senior Director of Sales at AbioMED where he led sales of Impella in the surgical market bringing it from 16 million to 150 million in 6 years. Mr.Blizard brings a strong knowledge of capital equipment and sales leadership specific to the medical industry. Throughout his career, Mr. Blizard has shown strength in business and market development
  • Jim Tyler: Advisory partner to Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. Mr. Tyler brings over 40 years of operations and financial leadership in various healthcare delivery models. Mr. Tyler built a successful track record for operation excellence specifically in the wound care industry as COO with National Healing which later became Healogics.

Additionally, SANUWAVE wishes to express its deep appreciation to departing board member, John Nemelka, who joined the board in 2007.  “John is a founding board member who has stood with SANUWAVE for over 17 years. While it’s hard to see him go, he has undoubtedly made lasting contributions that have helped us chart a course for continued growth and success,” Kevin stated. “We are extremely grateful for all of his hard work and dedication.”


SANUWAVE Health is focused on the research, development, and commercialization of its patented, non-invasive and biological response-activating medical systems for the repair and regeneration of skin, musculoskeletal tissue, and vascular structures. 

SANUWAVE’s end-to-end wound care portfolio of regenerative medicine products and product candidates help restore the body’s normal healing processes. SANUWAVE applies and researches its patented energy transfer technologies in wound healing, orthopedic/spine, aesthetic/cosmetic, and cardiac/endovascular conditions.

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Kevin Richardson