7 January 2013

Appointment of Company Secretary

Adelaide, Australia, 7 January 2013 – Ellex Medical Lasers Limited (ASX:ELX), today announced the appointment of Maria Maieli as Company Secretary.

Ms Maieli joined Ellex as Group Financial Controller in May 2011 and has become an important member of the Ellex management team. Prior to joining Ellex, Ms Maieli had 25 years experience in financial control and management positions with a strong background in manufacturing. Ms Maieli will retain her role as Group Financial Controller.

Mr Giuseppe Canala will step down as Company Secretary, a position he has held since 24 October 2008. Mr Canala will continue as a director of the board.


Ellex Medical Lasers Limited (ASX:ELX) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of ophthalmic laser and ultrasound systems used by ophthalmologists to diagnose and treat eye disease. With more than 15,000 systems delivered to the market, Ellex has evolved since 1985 from a manufacturing company of primarily OEM products, to direct marketing of its own branded products through subsidiaries in the United States, Japan, Germany and Australia, and a network of distribution partners in more than 100 countries. In recent years, Ellex has diversified its product range beyond lasers and ultrasound equipment to include distribution of a number of complementary third-party ophthalmic and optometric products.