Simon Davis joins Cylite as VP Operations
Experienced executive brings broad operations expertise to drive Cylite’s production ramp
Cylite Pty Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of 4th Generation OCT systems for Ophthalmology and Optometry, is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Davis as Vice President, Operations. Mr Davis brings more than 15 years of senior leadership in operations management, manufacturing and product engineering in Australia and Asia.
“I am delighted to welcome Simon to the Cylite executive team,” stated Dr. Steve Frisken, Chief Executive Officer of Cylite. “Simon has tremendous experience in manufacturing complex optical systems and in working with global supply chains. He will play a key role in expanding our ISO13485-certified production capability as we bring our 4th Generation OCT system, Hyperparallel-OCT (HP-OCT™) into the market.”
Prior to joining Cylite Simon led several capital expansion projects working across Asia Pacific and managed teams in product development, manufacturing automation, operations and procurement. His experience includes scaling up manufacturing lines for telecommunication devices and setting up two large scale manufacturing facilities in China.
“Being involved in the development of innovative products and implementing scalable manufacturing processes has always been a passion of mine.” Said Mr Davis, he continued, “The opportunity to join Cylite during this exciting growth phase, to form part of the team bringing the 4th Generation OCT to a global market is very exciting. Cylite is a great example of the talent and capability within Australia to research, develop and manufacture complex medical devices desirable for a global Ophthalmic market.”