Sonendo, Inc. Announces Changes in Executive Management Team | News

Laguna Hills, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 17, 2022–

Sonendo, Inc. (NYSE: SONX), a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® system, today announced two upcoming departures from its executive management team. Vice President and General Counsel Jacqueline Collins and Chief Technology Officer Merhzad Khakpour will each leave the company in July to pursue other opportunities.

In 2018, Ms. Collins became Sonendo’s first general counsel, bringing extensive expertise in medical devices and intellectual property to the company. During her tenure, she has focused on establishing the legal and contractual foundation to support future growth and was a key team member in preparing for Sonendo’s 2021 IPO and transition to operating as a public company.

“Jackie has been a valuable member of our executive management team, helping to define the systems and processes for years to come,” said CEO Bjarne Bergheim. “I am grateful for her leadership and the foundation she has created for Sonendo’s future.”

Mr. Khakpour joined Sonendo in 2008 as one of the first employees and played an integral role in Sonendo’s early intensive research and technology exploration. He leaves an experienced research and development organization that is expanding Sonendo’s technology platform with expertise and passion that continues the company’s history of innovation in endodontics.

“Jackie and Mehrzad have each contributed greatly to Sonendo’s growth and milestones to date, including our 2021 IPO, over 800,000 GentleWave programs demonstrating the growing adoption of our technology, and our recently announced innovations such as CleanFlow technology,” said Mr Bergheim. “We are grateful for their leadership during their time on the Sonendo team – both Jackie and Mehrzad have left behind strong organizations that will continue to drive innovation, scale and deliver on our commitment to patient-centered endodontics.”

A new general counsel and a new chief technology officer with extensive experience in product development are being sought to lead and expand the research and development organization for the company’s next phase of growth.

About Sonedo

Sonendo is a commercial stage medical technology company focused on protecting teeth from tooth decay, the world’s most prevalent chronic disease. Sonendo develops and manufactures the GentleWave® System, an innovative technology platform designed to treat cavities by cleaning and disinfecting the microscopic spaces within the teeth without removing the tooth structure. The system uses a proprietary mechanism of action that combines procedural fluid optimization, broad-spectrum acoustic energy, and advanced fluid dynamics to debride and debride deep areas of complex root canal systems with a less invasive procedure that preserves tooth structure. disinfect. The clinical advantages of the GentleWave system compared to traditional root canal treatment methods include improved clinical outcomes such as superior cleaning independent of root canal complexity and tooth anatomy, high and rapid healing rates and minimal to no postoperative pain. In addition, the GentleWave system can improve the workflow and economics of dental practices and provide patients with an effective, less invasive and less painful alternative to traditional root canal treatment.

Sonendo is also the parent company of TDO® Software, the developer of widely used endodontic practice management software solutions designed to simplify practice workflows. TDO software integrates practice management, imaging, referral reporting and CBCT imaging and provides built-in communication with the GentleWave system.

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