Eamonn Hobbs
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Eamonn P. Hobbs

President & CEO, Antares Pharma, Inc.

Mr. Hobbs has over 30 years experience in the interventional radiology, oncology, interventional cardiology, surgery and gastroenterology medical device and medical device/pharmaceutical combination product industries.

From 1988 until 2009, Mr. Hobbs was Co-founder, President and CEO of AngioDynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGO). Over his 21 year tenure, he built AngioDynamics into a leading medical technology company with an international market presence and a highly diverse product line. Mr. Hobbs led the Company's efforts in marketing, strategic planning, product development, and general management. In addition to AngioDynamics, Mr. Hobbs was the President and CEO of Delcath Systems, Inc., Director of Marketing and Product Development at NAMIC, Vice President of Business Development at E-Z-EM, Inc., Founder, President and CEO of Hobbs Medical, Inc., and started his career as a Product Development Engineer at Cook Incorporated.

Mr. Hobbs is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA). In addition to serving as Chairman of Morris Innovations, Inc., Mr. Hobbs currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Marvao Medical, and serves on the Board of Directors of Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRS) and Harmonic Medical Inc. Mr. Hobbs is also founder, President and CEO of Hobbs Medical Ventures, LLC a firm focused on private equity financed mergers and acquisitions in the medical device field. From 2008 to 2013 Mr. Hobbs was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cappella Cardiovascular Innovations, Inc., and served on the Board of Directors of Sentinelle Medical, Inc. from 2008 to 2011, which was sold to Hologic, Inc. providing a very successful exit for investors.

Mr. Hobbs received a Bachelor of Science in Plastics Engineering with a Biomaterials emphasis at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell in 1980, where he earned the President’s Medal for Outstanding Achievement, and in 2010 was honored by recieving the Francis Lowell Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business. In 2006 Mr. Hobbs was granted a rare honorary fellowship in the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), which was only the third honorary fellowship ever granted a non-physician in the Society’s 40 year history.