Obalon Announces Promotion of Amy VandenBerg to Chief Clinical & Regulatory Affairs Officer

Carlsbad, California, UNITED STATES

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Obalon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OBLN), a vertically integrated medical technology company with the first and only FDA-approved swallowable, gas-filled intragastric balloon system for the treatment of obesity, promotes Amy VandenBerg to Chief Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Officer.  Ms. VandenBerg joined Obalon in December of 2008, served as Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs since November of 2014, and was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs since February of 2012.     

“Amy led the clinical and regulatory aspects for FDA approval of Obalon’s original PMA and recent PMA-S approval of the Navigation/Touch system.  She continues to lead across all functions and levels of the organization.  I am pleased to recognize Amy’s contributions to the current business and future pipeline with her promotion to Chief Clinical & Regulatory Affairs Officer,” said CEO Kelly Huang, Ph.D. 

Prior to joining Obalon, Ms. VandenBerg held positions of increasing leadership at other medical device companies, including Dexcom, Inc. and Cygnus. She has more than 20 years of experience bringing novel, disruptive medical device technologies from the research and development phase through the US FDA PMA approval process.

About Obalon Therapeutics, Inc.
Obalon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OBLN) is a San Diego-based company focused on developing and commercializing novel technologies for weight loss. The Obalon management team has over 150 combined years of experience in developing and commercializing novel medical technologies with a track record of financial and clinical excellence. For more information, please visit www.obalon.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
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For Obalon Therapeutics, Inc.
Investor Contact:
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Chief Financial Officer
Obalon Therapeutics, Inc.
Office: +1 760 607 5103