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X2 Biosystems : Names Major General Stephen Layfield (Ret.) President of Government and Industrial Division

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08/12/2014 | 08:08am EDT

Decorated Strategic Leader to Focus On Market Adoption and Expansion

X2 Biosystems, a Seattle-based technology company offering the world's first comprehensive software and sensor suite for the detection and management of traumatic brain injury, today announced the appointment of Major General Stephen Layfield (U.S. Army, Ret.) as President of the company's Government and Industrial Division.

X2 Biosystems' CEO Howard Green said Major General Layfield (Ret.) will play a key role in advancing the company's growth and profitability within the Government and Industrial Division. “Major General Layfield is a proven military leader and a highly accomplished strategic planner. His depth of knowledge and experience will be a true asset in driving adoption of X2 Biosystems' technology within the military and industrial communities.”

Major General Layfield (Ret.) brings more than 30 years of senior leadership, training, and command experience to his position. In addition to his multiple operational deployments, Major General Layfield (Ret.) has managed the training and development of diverse American and multi-national organizations of up to 42,000 personnel. He oversaw development of and investment in breakthrough training systems to improve the performance of Joint Forces for the Department of Defense and also served as Department of Defense Director for its most senior leader development and educational program. The retired Major General has applied his strategic leadership and planning expertise to help lead the planning of several large scale military operations in the Middle East. His exceptional service in deployments all over the world including Bosnia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Afghanistan and Operation Enduring Freedom has been recognized with numerous military awards including the Bronze Star.

Commenting on his appointment, Major General Layfield (Ret.) said, “X2 Biosystems offers superior concussion management technology for members of the military and industrial sector. I am particularly aware of the importance this technology holds for our service men and women. It’s essential to provide our armed forces with the most advanced health and safety tools possible. I couldn't be more pleased to be part of a team that is committed to furthering this mission.”

Unlike other existing concussion assessment tools, X2 Biosystems' state-of-the-art technology provides comprehensive, real-time, end-to-end management of concussive and traumatic brain injury events promoting standards of care and coordinating return to activity. The rigorous system is being tested for use by the military and is being used by professional, amateur, collegiate and youth sports organizations because its advanced capabilities and distinctive features deliver a superior technology that is both sensitive and robust with the portability, simplicity, and ease-of-use that is effective in even the most demanding conditions.

About X2 Biosystems

X2 Biosystems is a privately held Seattle-based science and technology company that has developed the world’s first systems for comprehensive, end-to-end, real-time management of concussion and other brain injuries. Learn how X2 Biosystems' state-of-the-art technology is improving the health and well-being of athletes, the military, and industrial employees at www.x2biosystems.com or email info@x2biosystems.com.


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