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Beyond Air® Appoints David Webster as Chief Commercial Officer

Beyond Air, Inc., a commercial stage medical device and biopharmaceutical company focused on harnessing the power of endogenous and exogenous nitric oxide (NO) to improve the lives of patients suffering from respiratory illnesses, neurological disorders and solid tumors (through its affiliate Beyond Cancer, Ltd.), announced the appointment of David Webster as Chief Commercial Officer of the Company, effective July 8, 2024. Mr. Webster has successfully developed and executed several commercial strategies for medical devices and therapeutics, primarily in the hospital space.

“David joins Beyond Air at an ideal time, as LungFit PH is poised to take the lead in the NO market. Given David’s impressive record, I look forward to him leading our commercial team,” said Steve Lisi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Beyond Air. “Over the past year, the team has worked diligently to address the challenges during the initial soft launch of LungFit PH in a post-pandemic world. Based on recent engagements with potential customers and extremely positive feedback from existing customers regarding the recent update to our system, we are confident that David will drive significant market share gains.”

“I am excited to join the Beyond Air team and lead the commercial program for the LungFit system. The technological advancements to generate and deliver inhaled NO at the bedside are revolutionary, and the overall cost savings LungFit PH offers hospitals are compelling. I look forward to working with the strong team at Beyond Air and positioning LungFit PH to become the NO market leader in a few short years,” stated Mr. Webster.

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Mr. Webster brings decades of experience in the life sciences industry, including leading several programs through clinical development, regulatory submissions, and global commercialization. Most recently, he served as Chief Executive Officer at Body Vision Medical, a medical device company dedicated to making artificial intelligence (AI)-driven real-time imaging navigation the standard of care for the diagnosis and treatment of endoluminal cancer. As CEO, he led the global commercialization of the Lung Vision system, expanding it into new medical applications. Prior to Body Vision, he spent nearly 18 years at NeuroLogica, a global leader in point-of-care computed tomography (CT) imaging. During his tenure, he served as NeuroLogica’s Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing leading up to and after the company’s acquisition by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. in 2013. Following the acquisition, Mr. Webster served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Samsung NeuroLogica. Mr. Webster holds a Master of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from Troy University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The Citadel.

SOURCE: GlobeNewswire

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