Ekso Bionics Holdings, Richmond, California, has named Jack Peurach president and CEO. Peurach, a member of the company’s board of directors since January 2011 and a cofounder of the company, succeeds Thomas Looby, who is leaving the company and the board. Peurach will remain a member of the board.
Prior to joining Ekso Bionics, Peurach was the executive vice president, products for SunPower Corp, a solar energy company. He holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees in mechanical engineering and a master of business administration degree in finance and entrepreneurship.
The company also announced that Howard Palefsky and Amy Wendell stepped down from the board of directors. Charles Li, Ph D, a senior analyst at Puissance Capital Management, joined the board.