Change to the Management Board of ifa systems AG
After two years on the Management Board of ifa systems AG, Kaoru Nihei will take on a different responsibility in the Topcon Group on a rotational basis. Mr. Nobuo Takase has been appointed as new member of the Management Board and will succeed Mr. Nihei with effect from April 1, 2018. The Supervisory Board thanks Mr. Nihei for his valuable work on the company's Management Board, the shares of which are majority-owned by the European subsidiary of Topcon Corp.
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The ifa systems AG is listed on the open market at the German Stock Exchange under ISIN: DE 007830788. The Topcon Corp., Japanese Technology company, holds 51,92 % of shares through the subsidiary Topcon Europe and is also noted (Japanese Stock Exchange Tokyo 7732 TYO). The ifa Group develops, distributes and installs software solutions and components especially targeted at ophthalmologists and eye clinics in the fast-growing health IT industry. The focus of these solutions is to ensure that the patients receive the best treatment. The core principle is that specialized electronic patient files include all the details of examinations and treatments in ophthalmology. Data from more than 480 ophthalmological devices from various manufacturers can be gathered by the software. Doctors can gain knowledge on the respective guidelines, treatment methods and possible risks based on the captured data. Various specialized database solutions additionally archive and assess images, documents and data. These are frequently used in quality management and for research. Experts expect that this niche market will grow to total sales of over USD 6.2 billion by 2020. The company maintains users in over 30 countries world-wide, using a total of 15.000 workstation licenses and processing and managing more than 200.000 clinical patient cases.
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