A&E Medical Board Names Tom Sullivan President and CEO

Farmingdale – July 9, 2018 – The Board of Directors of A&E Medical (A&E), and Vance Street Capital LLC are pleased to announce that Thomas J. Sullivan has been elected to the Board of Directors and appointed as President & Chief Executive Officer of A&E Medical effective July 9, 2018.  Previously, Mr. Sullivan was the President & CEO of Symmetry Surgical, a former public company spun out of Symmetry Medical that was taken private in July 2016.  From 2011 until 2015, he had been President & CEO of Symmetry Medical, an industry leading contract manufacturer.

Prior to his time with Symmetry, Mr. Sullivan enjoyed a twenty-year career at Johnson & Johnson where he held numerous executive and operational leadership positions.  From June 2007 through January 2011, Mr. Sullivan was the President of the Supply Chain & Business Process Division of Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc.; from 2005 to 2007, President of DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.; and from 2002 to 2005, President of J&J Medical Products Canada where he had accountability for all J&J’s medical device franchises.

Mr. Sullivan graduated as a Palmer Scholar from The Wharton School in 1991 where he earned an MBA in Strategic Management and Information Technology and holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh.  Mr. Sullivan is a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow and serves on the Board of Trustees of Isles Inc., a community development and environmental organization based in Trenton, New Jersey.

About Vance Street Capital LLC

Vance Street Capital is a middle-market private equity firm focused on investing in highly engineered solutions businesses across the industrial technology, medical, life science, aerospace and defense sectors. For over two decades, Vance Street’s partners have worked with management teams and family owners to accelerate revenue growth, improve operations and acquire strategic assets for the companies in their investment portfolio. For more information please visit: www.vancestreetcapital.com.

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