SALEM, N.H., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AgaMatrix, Inc. today announced the election of Jeffrey B. Kindler to the company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Kindler, 56, was previously Chairman and CEO of Pfizer Inc. He joined Pfizer in January 2002 as Executive Vice-President and General Counsel. Before joining Pfizer, Mr. Kindler was an executive at McDonald's Corporation, where he served as President of Partner Brands and as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Litigation and Legal Policy, at the General Electric Company and, before that, a partner at the Washington D.C. law firm of Williams & Connolly.
"Jeff brings extensive public company leadership and experience to the AgaMatrix Board," said John Alberico, CEO and President. "Our company is at a stage where Jeff's guidance will be essential, as we prepare for the next logical steps in the organization's development."
Mr. Kindler is a trustee of Tufts University and a member of the board of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. He serves on the board of a number of privately held health care companies and is a director of Starboard Capital Partners, a Connecticut-based private equity firm. He earned his J.D. from Harvard University, magna cum laude, and his B.A. from Tufts University, summa cum laude.
AgaMatrix is a private company based in Salem, New Hampshire, that invents, develops, manufactures and markets a line of blood glucose meters, biosensors (test strips) and diabetes management software for home, clinic and mobile applications. AgaMatrix's products are designed to improve the quality of diabetes care by using the company's proprietary WaveSense™ technology to personalize each test to provide world class accuracy. The technology employs a new detection method called Dynamic Electrochemistry® to detect and correct for many errors caused by differences in blood samples and environmental conditions. Current AgaMatrix products include the KeyNote®, Presto® and WaveSense Jazz® blood glucose meters, and the WaveSense Diabetes Manager™ iPhone® App. AgaMatrix's line of blood glucose meters and test strips are covered by insurance and are available by mail order and at popular retail outlets. For more product information, go to: http://www.agamatrix.com.
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