Spectranetics Appoints Managing Director of European Operations
Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Spectranetics Corp., a maker of excimer lasers for cardiovascular procedures, announced today that it has hired Shahriar Matin as managing director of Spectranetics BV. Matin will oversee all of the company's operations in Europe, Russia and the Middle East. He was previously the business unit director for Boston Scientific Corp.'s Cardiac Rhythm Management operations in China. Prior to that, he served in several executive and management positions with Guidant Corp., including general manager of Southeast Asia and Pakistan, clinical sales representative in the US, and group leader for Vascular Intervention Manufacturing Engineering in Europe.