JANESVILLE, Wis., Aug. 26, 2019 – SHINE Medical Technologies, LLC today announced the appointment of Paul D. Ryan to the company’s board of directors.
Mr. Ryan brings nearly three decades of experience with complex national and international health care, business, energy and other issues to SHINE’s board. He was the 54th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and represented the 1st Congressional District in Southern Wisconsin, which includes Janesville, for 20 years. Before being elected speaker, he served as chairman of the House Ways & Means and Budget Committees. Mr. Ryan was his party’s vice-presidential nominee in 2012.
“Paul is a visionary with a wealth of experience and an expansive network that are welcome additions to SHINE’s board,” said Greg Piefer, founder and CEO of SHINE. “Paul will provide critical guidance to SHINE as we expand into domestic and international markets that require deep mastery of global policy, economics and leadership. His knowledge of domestic and international health care and energy policy will be an invaluable guide to us. We also are excited to be working with someone who cares about building great things in Janesville as deeply as we do.”
Mr. Ryan was born, raised and lives in Janesville, Wis., where SHINE is headquartered and is building its medical isotope production facility.
“I am excited to be joining SHINE’s board at this important time in the company’s development,” Mr. Ryan said. “SHINE is uniquely equipped to create a reliable global supply of lifesaving medical isotopes, which would allow patients around the world to receive diagnosis and treatment when they need it most. Companies like SHINE play an important role in the delivery of cutting-edge health care and I will be able to help the company continue to grow.”