Edward W. Knowlton, MD, has resigned from his position as a member of the Solta Medical (www.soltamedical.com) Board of Directors. Dr. Knowlton is the founder of Thermage, the predecessor company to Solta Medical and had served as a director since 1996.
“On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, as well as our management team, I would like to thank Ed for his tireless dedication to our company and his numerous contributions," said Stephen J. Fanning, Chairman, President and CEO of Solta Medical. "Ed is a pioneer in the medical aesthetics industry having authored numerous patents in the field and written several scientific papers on plastic surgery. We will miss his participation on our Board of Directors."
“Solta has emerged as the leading innovator in the medical aesthetics industry and is positioned to build returns for our shareholders," said Dr. Knowlton. "After several years as a member of the Board, I've decided that now is an opportune time for me to leave my formal role with Solta. As the company's founder, Solta and the team will be always near and dear to me and they can always count on my help whenever I can be of assistance."