Cardiovascular specialist Shockwave hires tech lawyer Tada as GC
Shockwave Medical Inc., which specializes in the development and commercialization of Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL) to treat complex calcified cardiovascular disease, announced that it hired Hajime Tada as general counsel.
From 2017 to 2019, Tada was GC at LakePharma Inc., a contract research organization specializing in biologics services and technology. Before that, Tada spent 16 years with Agilent Technologies, where he worked his way from corporate counsel to head of litigation and ultimately acting general counsel. Tada holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Yale University and a Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law.
“We are pleased to welcome Haj as our new general counsel,” said Doug Godshall, President and Chief Executive Officer of Shockwave Medical. “His extensive experience across the spectrum of legal specialties makes Haj an exceptional addition to the team that will enable us to work more effectively and augment our growth trajectory.”