Wednesday, May 9, 2012
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 9, 2012--
Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA), a provider of mobile
communication solutions focused on addressing critical communication
challenges facing hospitals, announced that Sharon L. O’Keefe will join
the Governance and Nominating Committee. The appointment was approved
during the regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting on May 8,
2012. Ms. O’Keefe, president of the University of Chicago Medical
Center, has served on the Vocera Board of Directors since March 2012.
The company also announced on May 7, 2012, Donald F. Wood advised the
Board of Directors of Vocera of his election to leave the company’s
Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Wood joined the company’s
Board in November 2000 in connection with the investment in the company
by Vanguard Ventures, of which Mr. Wood is a general partner.
“Don has been an investor and extremely valuable director with Vocera
over the last 12 years,” said Bob Zollars, chairman and chief executive
officer of Vocera. “We appreciate all of his contributions and always
will consider him part of the Vocera family.”
Vocera provides mobile communication solutions addressing critical
communication challenges facing hospitals today. We help our customers
improve patient safety and satisfaction, and increase hospital
efficiency and productivity through our Voice Communication, Secure
Messaging and Care Transition solutions. Exclusively endorsed by the
American Hospital Association, the Vocera solutions are installed in
more than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities worldwide. The company
is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with offices in Tennessee, Canada
and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.vocera.com.
Source: Vocera Communications, Inc.
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