CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix, the world's leading developer of medical simulation systems, today announced an agreement with Johnson Johnson LLC for distribution of Simbionix's simulators and related products.

Johnson Johnson LLC, a subsidiary of Johnson Johnson, operates in Russia, the Ukraine, and other CIS countries.

Johnson Johnson LLC will have exclusive rights to distribute Simbionix's line of advanced medical simulators in hospitals in Russia and the rest of the CIS.

We are very excited to enter into this collaboration with Johnson Johnson LLC to bring our advanced simulators into Russian hospitals, teaching facilities, and interventional clinics, said Simbionix CEO Gary Zamler. This agreement ushers in a new era of simulation-based interventional training for the CIS medical community and we are looking forward to a mutually beneficial relationship with all the countries covered by the agreement, as well as with Johnson Johnson LLC.

In the last year, Simbionix has increased its distribution channels and its presence on the international market, explains Mr. Doron Zilberman, Simbionix's VP of International Sales. We see Russia as one of the leading markets in the emerging medical world, and our agreement is a sign of Simbionix's success in the international market ...

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Contact: Inbal Mazor VP Marketing Simbionix Tel: +972-8-9211177 ext. 222

Contact: Inbal Mazor, VP Marketing, Simbionix,, Tel: +972-8-9211177 ext. 222