Bionik Labs names new CEO, CFO

Bionik Laboratories announced today that it appointed a new chief executive officer and president, as well as a chief financial officer.

The company named Richard Russo, who previously served as CFO, as its new president and CEO. It selected Dan Gonsalves to assume the role as EVP and CFO. Gonsalves previously held the position of corporate controller.

Boston-based Bionik Labs made both appointments effective immediately.

The company said its new executive appointments will implement its recently announced strategic growth plan. This plan includes a roadmap of branded outpatient care centers and commercial expansion to new global markets. The company aims to amplify data collection and analysis across its devices, too.

“Bioniks’ new strategic plan is designed to bring neuro-recovery care centers nationwide to showcase and provide additional accessibility to our technology and solutions through a patient care model that goes beyond the boundaries o…

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Bionik Laboratories CEO resigns, interim replacement named

Bionik Laboratories today announced that CEO and board member Eric Dusseux has resigned and Rich Russo, Jr. will assume the role of interim CEO.

Dusseux announced that he is stepping down to pursue opportunities outside of the rehabilitation robotic device industry.

“This was a difficult decision that I reached after much reflection. It has been a privilege working as CEO, shoulder-to-shoulder with the best team in the business since September 2017. I am proud of all we have accomplished together to serve our patients and clients. I want to thank the team and the Board of Directors for their support,” Dusseux said in a news release.

Chief financial officer Russo will serve as the interim CEO while the Toronto-based company begins its search for a permanent successor.

“On behalf of the Board, we thank Eric for his service and many accomplishments during his tenure as CEO, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has made great strateg…

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