Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEMKT:BVX) (the “Company”), a medical technology company and the developer of J-Plasma®, a patented surgical product marketed and sold under the Renuvion™ Cosmetic Technology brand in the cosmetic surgery market, today announced the appointment of Laura Iversen as Director of Global Operations for Advanced Energy.

“Bovie Medical is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Iversen to this newly created leadership position, as we continue to focus on improving our manufacturing capabilities and efficiencies to accommodate the strong demand that we anticipate for our Advanced Energy products in the years to come,” said Charlie Goodwin, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. “Ms. Iversen will be responsible for all aspects pertaining to the operations and manufacturing of our Advanced Energy portfolio. With a strong background that includes over 15 years of management experience in the manufacturing industry, including significant expertise in the medical device sector specifically, we believe that she is the ideal candidate for this position and look forward to her contributions.”

Prior to joining Bovie Medical, Ms. Iversen was the Director of Manufacturing and Lean Leader for Orluck Industries, Inc., a precision manufacturer of critical components in the Aerospace, Medical and other industries, where she oversaw the Manufacturing, Engineering, and Quality Departments. Ms. Iversen’s career highlights also include four years of experience, from 2012 until 2016, as the Director of Business Systems & Operational Excellence Champion for Cretex Companies, Inc., diversified family of manufacturing companies serving the Medical, Aerospace & Defense, Infrastructure, and Industrial markets. From 2007 until 2012, Ms. Iversen was the Manager and later Director of Business Systems for Ultra Machining Company (“UMC”), a premiere manufacturer of complex, precision machined parts and assemblies for customers across the Medical, Aerospace, Commercial, Energy and Industrial markets. From 2002 until 2007, Ms. Iversen served in several roles of increasing responsibility for Gyrus ACMI, a manufacturer of surgical devices, culminating in her promotion to Director of Materials in 2005. Ms. Iversen began her career in 1992 as a Buyer and Planner for Digi International Inc. (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading global provider of business and mission-critical and Internet of Things connectivity products and services.