Nalu Medical, Inc. Appoints New Chief Executive Officer: Earl R. Fender Joins as President & CEO

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Nalu Medical, Inc. Appoints New Chief Executive Officer: Earl R. Fender Joins as President & CEO


CARLSBAD, Calif. (PRWEB) April 23, 2020

Nalu Medical, Inc. (“Nalu”), a global medical device company that provides miniaturized, battery-free implantable solutions for the treatment of chronic pain in Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS), announced today that Earl R. Fender has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Fender succeeds Keegan Harper, who has stepped down as CEO but will remain as Chairman of the Board.

“We are very excited to welcome Earl Fender to the Nalu team,” said Mr. Harper. “I cannot think of a stronger person to lead Nalu as it enters its full commercialization and growth phase than Earl. He brings over 30 years of successful experience in building and leading medical technology companies. For the last 12-years, he worked in the chronic pain space as the CEO of Vertiflex, Inc., which was acquired by Boston Scientific in June 2019. He brings a wealth of experience in building industry-leading, high growth companies and I am excited to have him join the Nalu team.”

“I am very excited and proud to join Nalu’s illustrious team who has developed such differentiated technology to positively impact the lives of patients in the U.S. and abroad,” said Mr. Fender. “The uniquely miniaturized, battery-free and easily upgradable Nalu implantable pulse generator system will help expand patient acceptance in both spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation.”

“We are very excited to welcome Earl Fender to the Nalu team. I cannot think of a stronger person to lead Nalu as it enters its full commercialization and growth phase than Earl. He brings over 30 years of successful experience in building and leading medical technology companies.”

Mr. Fender added, “The Board thanks Keegan for his years of dedicated service to Nalu since founding the Company in 2014. As Nalu’s co-founder and CEO, Keegan built a strong team, developed a sophisticated product in record time, launched a successful first in human study in Australia, received FDA clearance in SCS and PNS, received CE mark approval, and completed a successful limited clinical launch in the U.S. We look forward to his continued leadership as Nalu’s Chairman.”

About the Nalu Neurostimulation System
The Nalu neurostimulation system is a battery-free, micro-implantable pulse generator (iPG) currently cleared by the FDA for both Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) for mitigating chronic pain. The system is highly capable and easily upgradeable, providing a menu of therapy options. To learn more, please visit http://www.nalumed.com.

About Nalu Medical
Nalu Medical, Inc. is a privately held early-stage medical device start-up company based in Carlsbad, California. The team of seasoned entrepreneurs, engineers and scientists are developing the next generation of medical devices to address a number of poorly treated clinical conditions. Nalu Medical’s vision is to modernize and enhance medical device technology to improve people’s lives.

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