Bionik Laboratories has appointed Malcolm G. Bock, BS, as its new vice president of engineering, according to a press release.
“We are excited to welcome Malcolm to our company as [vice president] VP of engineering,” Peter Bloch, CPA, CA, Bionik chief executive officer and board chairman, said in the release. “His engineering expertise and successful track record of bringing products from concept to market will be of great value in advancing on our growth strategy.”
According to the release, Bock most recently served as vice president of engineering at Respiratory Motion. He also served as the senior director of global research and development for Covidien Ltd. In 2011, Bock received the Covidien Inventor of the Year Award. He also received the Best Divisional Vitality Index and Best New Product awards for his work at Covidien.
In addition, Bock has launched more than 38 new products. He has also been awarded 30 patents, with an additional 28 patents pending.
“I am thrilled to join the Bionik team at such an exciting time for the company,” Bock said in the release. “Bionik has laid the foundation to build a proprietary product portfolio to provide solutions for people suffering from neurological impairment. I look forward to using my knowledge and experience to work with the team to further advance the product pipeline and unlock significant potential for developing, what I believe to be, transformational rehabilitation and mobility solutions.”