• Peter Zachariou

    Mr. Zachariou was appointed a Director of the Company in May 2010, Executive Vice President in September 2010 and Chief Executive Officer in January 2014. For the past 20 years, Mr. Zachariou has been an active investor in a variety of companies and industries, both public and private, specializing in workouts and capital formation. Mr. Zachariou’s investments and activities have predominantly been in U.S. emerging and growth companies across a broad range of industry sectors. He has also been proprietor and operator of several businesses in the U.K. and U.S. in the manufacturing, retail and leisure industries. He is an investment manager for Fountainhead Capital Management Limited.

  • David Cantor

    Mr. Cantor has been President of the Company since September 2010 and a Director since January 2010. Mr. Cantor has over 22 years experience in Investment Banking with a focus on Mergers and Acquisitions and Equity Capital Raisings. Prior to Fountainhead from 2001 – 2005 he was at Citigroup Capital Markets where he was Co-head of its European Business Development and subsequently European Head of its Diversified Industrials and Aerospace activities. Prior to Citigroup he was a Managing Director in M&A at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and worked at Lehman Brothers both in New York and London in both the Equity capital and M&A groups. He is an investment manager of Fountainhead Capital Management Limited. Mr. Cantor has a BSc with Honours from City Business School, London.

  • Adrian Liddell

    Mr. Liddell has been Chairman of the Board and a Director of the Company since January 2010. Mr. Liddell has 30 years of strategic, corporate and financial advisory and company investment. From 2003-2006, Mr. Liddell was an investment advisor at Phoenix Equity Partners, a European private equity fund. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Liddell served as Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and then Citigroup in London. From 1984 to 1998, Mr. Liddell held various positions at Samuel Montagu & Co and Lehman Brothers in London. He is an advisor to Fountainhead Capital Management Limited. Mr. Liddell qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1984 and holds an MA from Christ’s College, Cambridge University.

  • Steven Girgenti


    Steven Girgenti, has been a director since November 2008 and is Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and of the Compensation Committee. He is presently the Managing Partner of Medi-Pharm Consulting, LLC providing strategic services to a number of medical device, pharmaceutical and diagnostic businesses. Steve was formerly President, CEO, Director and Co-Founder of DermWorx, a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to solutions for dermatological conditions. Steve was also the Worldwide Chairman of Ogilvy Healthworld, a leading global healthcare communications network with 55 offices in 36 countries. The network has more than 1,000 brand assignments from nearly 200 clients worldwide, providing strategic marketing and communications services to many of the world’s leading healthcare companies. Founded by Mr. Girgenti in 1986, Healthworld went public in 1997; in 1998, and again in 1999, Business Week named Healthworld one of the “Best Small Corporations in America”. Mr. Girgenti was recognized as “Entrepreneur of the Year” by NASDAQ in 1999, and was named Med Ad News’ first “Medical Advertising Man of the Year” in 2000. In 2010 he was inducted into the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame. In addition to Vycor Medical, Mr. Girgenti is a Director of bioAffinity Technologies, Inc. and has served as a Director of Burren Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacon International. He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors for the Mt. Sinai Hospital Prostate Disease and Research Center in New York City.

  • Oscar Bronsther, M.D.

    Oscar Bronsther, M.D., F.A.C.S, 61, has been a director since November 2011. Dr. Bronsther is Chief Executive Officer of MetaStat, Inc. (OTCBB: MTST), a development stage life sciences company that develops and commercializes diagnostic products and novel therapeutics for the early and reliable prediction and treatment of systemic metastasisis. Dr Bronsther is also currently Clinical Professor at George Washington University, Washington, DC and has served in that capacity since 2002. He had previously served as an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (1994-2001), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (1989-1994) and University of California San Diego (1984), and Chairman, Section of General Surgery at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Since 2002, he has served as a Board Member, National Board Member and Director of Transplant Services of Kaiser Permanente Medical Group. Dr. Bronsther is a graduate of the University of Rochester (B.A. 1973) and Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. (M.D. 1978).

  • Lowell Rush

    Lowell Rush, 57, was appointed a Director in April 2013 and is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Rush has extensive experience in financial management and operational development, and since December 2013 has been Chief Financial Officer of Ft. Lauderdale-based Direct Insite Corp (OTCQB:DIRI)., a leading provider of cloud-based e-invoicing solutions. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of Miami-based Cosmetic Dermatology, Inc., and held positions as: CFO of Bijoux Terner, LLC (2008-2010); CFO of Little Switzerland, Inc. (2006-2008); and VP Sales Operations of Rewards Network, Inc. He is a CPA with an MBA in International Business, who has also held financial management roles at multi-national companies Sunglass Hut International, Burger King Corporation and Knight-Ridder, Inc. He began his career with the accounting firms Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche.

  • Pascale Mangiardi

    Pascale Mangiardi, 41, has been our director since October 2007. She is presently the founder and President of Rougemont Management Services LLC. From 2002-2006, she was a financial officer for John R. Mangiardi, MD, PC and from 2001 – 2002, she was the Assistant CEO at Hirslanden-Group Management AG, Zurich. Ms. Mangiardi holds a Diploma from the Swiss Business Administration School.