Plexure appoints Brian Russell as Director

17/10/2017, 11:38 am ADMIN

Plexure Group Limited (Plexure) is delighted to announce the addition of Brian Russell as director on the Plexure Board. The current directors welcome Brian and appreciate the significant expertise and experience he brings to the business, particularly in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Brian has 27 years of experience in global technology commercialisation, venture financing and innovation, with 16 years abroad in Europe and America. He was the founder and CEO of Zephyr Technology Corp (acquired by Covidien COV: NYSE in 2014), a global leader in wearable sensors. His experience includes venture capital, strategic financing and strategic relationships with organisations such as Under Armour, 3M, Motorola, NASA and US Defense Department. 

His experience includes; business development at Medtronic, CEO/Founder at Zephyr, business development and chip designer at Analog Devices, analog telecommunications designer for Nokia, Cambridge, UK, consumer electronics product designer at Fisher and Paykel, NZ.

Brian graduated from University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He holds patents in optics, silicon chips, wearable sensors and wireless solutions.

The Board has determined that Brian is an independent director.

For more information please contact: 
Andrew Dalziel, CFO Plexure
Mobile: +64 27 6777 575 Email: andrew.dalziel@plexure.com

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