LIGHTMED announced the appointment of Lee Walker-Roberts as Global Business Development Director, effective immediately. Mr. Walker-Roberts is an experienced leader and executive advisor for high-tech companies ranging from privately-owned start-ups to companies with over $200 million in annual sales.
In this role, Mr. Walker-Roberts will be responsible for leading LIGHTMED’s global sales team and setting the strategic direction to grow topline sales revenues for all of LIGHTMED.
“We have been searching for someone with Lee’s impressive credentials and successful sales leadership skills for a while now. I am personally excited to be working with him as LIGHTMED continues in its path of upward trajectory,” LIGHTMED CEO Gary Lee, said in a company news release.
In addition to his sales leadership expertise, Mr. Walker-Roberts brings with him extensive knowledge from previous medical technology companies, including Ellex Medical Lasers where he held multiple senior executive roles.
Prior to joining LIGHTMED, Mr. Walker-Roberts served numerous executive leadership roles that resulted in topline revenue growth, market and geographical expansion, and commercializing new technologies globally. He specializes in advising CEOs, senior executives, founders and inventors in various sectors including biological and medical technologies.
“It was a pretty easy decision for me to join the LIGHTMED team. After meeting everyone and taking a close look at the company, it was clear that I could help move LIGHTMED to the next level, and I wanted to be a part of that growth,” said Mr. Walker-Roberts.
Mr. Walker-Roberts has an Advanced Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Adelaide in Australia.