FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound, has announced the election of Rich Fabian, the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Life Science Washington, a statewide industry association whose mission is to stimulate life science innovation, job creation and ecosystem vibrancy across Washington. Fabian has agreed to serve as Vice-Chair of the LSW Board through December 31, 2021.
“We have chosen to put our company headquarters in Washington State because of the lively, world-class scientific and medical community here, which is matched in its enthusiasm by its extraordinary academic institutions and med-tech philanthropies,” said Rich Fabian, President and Chief Operating Officer, FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. “I am honored to join the Executive Committee of Life Science Washington, a primary venture ignitor and technology attractor in this area, bringing world experts and innovative solutions into play from across the Pacific and Atlantic to help encourage and accelerate the current revolution in life sciences.”
Sonosite trailblazes the point-of-care ultrasound industry with a progressive leader. In addition to his recent election to the Life Science Washington Executive Committee, Rich is on the board of the Medical Imaging Technology Alliance (MITA), the voice of the medical imaging community, as well as The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), a trade organization that advocates globally for the highest ethical standards and patient access to safe, effective and innovative medical technologies that save and improve lives.
“Life Science Washington is thrilled to welcome Rich Fabian to the Executive Committee of our Board as our new Vice-Chair,” said Dr. Leslie Alexandre, President, and CEO of the association. “Rich is not only an outstanding leader for FUJIFILM Sonosite—the global leader in point-of-care ultrasound—he is globally respected throughout the medical device industry for his visionary leadership, business acumen, and strategic approach to advocacy. We could not be luckier to have this tremendous champion of Washington’s fast-growing life science industry join our Board leadership team.”