SEATTLE, November 5, 2015 – Remote Medical International® (RMI), a global leader in providing integrated healthcare support for remote and difficult locations, recently named Wayne Wager as its chief executive officer.
Wager will oversee the strategic direction, expansion, and operation of Remote Medical International’s product offering worldwide. An exemplary leader with a proven track record of success, Wager offers over three decades of leadership experience in the medical technology and venture capital fields and is able to leverage his deep understanding of the global healthcare environment to accelerate performance, drive business decisions, and effectively manage operational growth.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Remote Medical team,” said Wager. “I have a deep appreciation for the value that the company brings, saving lives and providing extraordinary care to those operating in remote and challenging environments.”
Wager was most recently founder and CEO of JeNu Biosciences, a technology-driven skincare company. Prior to that, he was CEO of Confirma, a company that developed and marketed computer-aided-detection (CAD) systems for medical imaging. He managed Confirma from the development stage to sale of the company to Merge Healthcare.
Wager was in the venture capital business for twenty years, first as a partner in Cable & Howse Ventures and then with Encompass Ventures. His primary investment focus was early-stage medical device, medical information technology, and biotech businesses. He also had a major role in the founding of NeoPath, a leading medical diagnostics company in Seattle.
About Remote Medical International
Seattle-based Remote Medical International is a leading global provider of integrated medical support solutions, medical supplies, personnel, training, and technology, designed to meet the health and safety requirements of land-based and off-shore customers operating in remote locations and harsh environments. Established in 2003, RMI has been recognized four times by Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. RMI has locations within the United States, United Kingdom, and Kenya. www.remotemedical.com.