Joseph E. Whitters Appointed to Accuray Board of Directors

July 19, 2018 at 4:03 PM EDT

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) announced today the appointment of Joseph E. Whitters to the company's Board of Directors, effective as of July 16, 2018. In addition, he will serve on the Board's Audit Committee. With Mr. Whitters' appointment, the Accuray Board has been expanded to eight members.

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Mr. Whitters brings significant public company governance experience in the medical technology and medical device industries to Accuray. He currently serves on the boards of publicly traded PRGX Global, Inc. and InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. and his prior public company board experience includes Analogic Corporation, Air Methods Corporation, Mentor Worldwide LLC and Omnicell, Inc.

Since 2005, Mr. Whitters has been associated with Frazier Healthcare Partners, a leading provider of venture and growth equity capital to emerging healthcare companies. Prior to joining Frazier, Mr. Whitters held multiple leadership positions at First Health Group Corporation, a managed care organization, including Chief Financial Officer.

"Joe's background makes him an ideal candidate for the Accuray Board as we continue our focus on maximizing shareholder value. His strong shareholder value orientation and long track record of shareholder advocacy have been of benefit to other companies where he has served on the board, and we believe Accuray will likewise gain from his expertise," said Joshua H. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer of Accuray.

"For the last 15 years, I have served as a board member working in partnership with other board members and senior management teams to successfully accelerate their organization's growth and build shareholder value. I joined the Accuray Board because I believe my experience can help the company achieve its potential. My background in the medical device industry has given me an appreciation for the uniqueness of the Accuray radiation therapy systems and I believe in the devices' ability to deliver on market needs over the long term, offering value to patients, customers and shareholders alike," said Joseph Whitters

About Accuray
Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) is a radiation oncology company that develops, manufactures, and sells precise, innovative tumor treatment solutions that set the standard of care with the aim of helping patients live longer, better lives. The company's leading-edge technologies deliver the full range of radiation therapy and radiosurgery treatments. For more information, please visit

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