Acarix appoints senior cardiovascular medtech marketing expert as member of the Board of Directors

Acarix, developer of the CADScor®System for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) risk assessment, today announced the appointment of a highly experienced marketing expert, Johanne Louise Brændgaard, as a member of the board of directors.

“We are delighted to welcome Johanne as member of the board. She has wide-ranging experience from the medtech sector in setting product, marketing and sales strategies specifically for the important European, US and APAC markets and an impressive network from the cardiovascular disease area. We expect that she will contribute immensely to achieving our goals with the accelerated market expansion activities.” said Dr. Werner Braun, Chairman of the Board.

Johanne Louise Brændgaard has 13 years of experience from global sales, marketing and product management within the Medtech industry through positions in Cook Medical and Getinge. Johanne has a Master's degree in International Business Economics from Aalborg University in Denmark.

Dr. Werner Braun, Chairman of the Board, E-mail, Phone: +49 151 70 131 343

Notes to editors:
Acarix was established in 2009, and since 2010 investors Sunstone Life Science Ventures (DK) and SEED Capital (DK) have supported it towards market introduction. Acarix was listed on Nasdaq First North Premier in 2016 and has attracted a highly-experienced management team. The Acarix CADScor®System combines ultra-sensitive acoustic detection of turbulent arterial flow and myocardial movement with advanced algorithms in a portable device to provide a patientspecific score to non-invasively assess the risk for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) in less than 10 minutes. The system has been clinically validated.


About Acarix
Acarix is a Swedish medical device company that innovates solutions for rapid AI-based rule out of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). The CE approved and FDA DeNovo cleared Acarix CADScor®System is intended for patients experiencing chest pain with suspected CAD and designed to help reduce millions of unnecessary, invasive and costly diagnostic procedures. The CADScor system calculates a patient-specific CAD-score non-invasively in less than10 minutes and can help rule out more than one third of patients with at least 96% certainty of not being sick (in a population with approx. 10% CAD prevalence). Acarix is listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market (ticker: ACARIX). Redeye AB (+46 (0)8 121 576 90, is Certified Advisor of Acarix.

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