SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that Bob Wong has returned to Accuray as General Manager of the APAC (Asia Pacific, including Australia but excluding India and Japan) region effective October 14, 2010.
Wong previously served as Managing Director of Accuray's APAC region from 2005 to 2008. During that time, Wong helped build Accuray's operation in the APAC region and successfully lead sales initiatives. After leaving Accuray, Wong remained active in the medical field and held various business leadership positions both at IMRIS Inc. and Haemonetics.
"We are happy to welcome Bob Wong back to Accuray. Wong's more than 26 years of work experience with 20 years in the medical capital equipment business along with his network of industry contacts in the APAC region and successful sales track record, will make him an asset to Accuray's APAC operations," said Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Accuray Incorporated. "The APAC region already accounts for more than 10 percent of Accuray's installation base. Under Wong's leadership, Accuray is well-positioned to continue growing its global footprint."
Wong will report to Accuray's president and chief executive officer, Euan Thomson, and will be fully responsible for leading sales, service and marketing for the APAC region.
Presently there are 24 CyberKnife Systems installed throughout the APAC region.
About the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System
The CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System is the world's only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body non-invasively. Using continual image guidance technology and computer controlled robotic mobility, the CyberKnife System automatically tracks, detects and