ATLANTA, GA–(Marketwired – May 18, 2016) – Vystar Corporation (OTC PINK: VYST) has named Keith D. Osborn, MD, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
“We welcome Keith’s analytical and strategic insight as he transitions from a long-time, very engaged investor to even greater involvement as a member of our Board of Directors,” stated William Doyle, Vystar CEO. “Over the years, Keith has always provided a calm, introspective and forward thinking thought process and worked closely with us as we developed the prototypes for surgical and medical exam gloves and other products made with Vytex® natural rubber latex.”
“Dr. Osborn brings enormous talent, intellect and his enthusiasm for Vystar’s technology to our Board,” noted Thomas L. Mills, Vystar Chairman of the Board of Directors.
“Vystar has made significant progress in solidifying and expanding its global raw material supply chain and growing manufacturing partnerships over the past year,” stated Dr. Osborn. “This opens up tremendous new growth opportunities for them in many vertical markets and I’m looking forward to being closely involved in bringing these opportunities to fruition, particularly in the medical arena.”
Dr. Osborn is a board-certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with 30 years of experience after completing his Spine Fellowship at Harvard University. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and performed his residency at Harvard University and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Osborn currently specializes in Spinal Surgery at Resurgens Orthopaedics in Atlanta with a focus on adult spinal disorders and total disc arthroplasty.
About Vystar Corporation
Based in Atlanta, GA, Vystar® Corporation (OTC PINK: VYST) is the exclusive creator of Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), a multi-patented, all-natural, raw material that contains significantly reduced levels of the proteins found in natural rubber latex and can be used in over 40,000 products. Vytex NRL is a 100% renewable resource, environmentally safe, “green” and fully biodegradable. Vystar is working with manufacturers across a broad range of consumer and medical products bringing Vytex NRL to market in adhesives, balloons, condoms, other medical devices and natural rubber latex foam mattresses, toppers, and pillows. For more information, visit www.vytex.com.
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