SANUWAVE Appoints Lisa Sundstrom As Chief Financial Officer

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Dec. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (OTCQB:SNWV), a leading shock wave technology company, today announced that Lisa Sundstrom, 46, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Sundstrom, was formerly interim Chief Financial Officer as of July 2015.

"We are excited to promote Lisa as our Chief Financial Officer. She has proven her financial and accounting skills, and as we enter what will be a very exciting 2016, she has us in great financial shape to perform at our best," stated Kevin A. Richardson II, SANUWAVE's Chairman of the board. "Lisa joined SANUWAVE as corporate controller in October 2006. She has been an integral part of our management team for the past nine years, ensuring that we have the proper financial metrics and resources to carry out the clinical, research and development and operational priorities of the Company. I look forward to her continued efforts and guidance as we pursue our strategic initiatives and growth strategies slated for 2016 and beyond."

Ms. Sundstrom has over 23 years of financial and accounting experience, including the last nine years with SANUWAVE. Her previous positions include senior financial and accounting roles at ADP and Mitsubishi Consumer Electronics.

About SANUWAVE Health, Inc.
SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (OTCQB:SNWV) ( is a shock wave technology company initially focused on the development and commercialization of patented noninvasive, biological response activating devices for the repair and regeneration of skin, musculoskeletal tissue and vascular structures. SANUWAVE's portfolio of regenerative medicine products and product candidates activate biologic signaling and angiogenic responses, producing new vascularization and microcirculatory improvement, which helps restore the body's normal healing processes and regeneration. SANUWAVE applies its patented PACE technology in wound healing, orthopedic/spine, plastic/cosmetic and cardiac conditions. Its lead product candidate for the global wound care market, dermaPACE®, is CE Marked throughout Europe and has device license approval for the treatment of the skin and subcutaneous soft tissue in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In the U.S., dermaPACE is currently under the FDA's Premarket Approval (PMA) review process for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. SANUWAVE researches, designs, manufactures, markets and services its products worldwide, and believes it has demonstrated that its technology is safe and effective in stimulating healing in chronic conditions of the foot (plantar fasciitis) and the elbow (lateral epicondylitis) through its U.S. Class III PMA approved OssaTron® device, as well as stimulating bone and chronic tendonitis regeneration in the musculoskeletal environment through the utilization of its OssaTron, Evotron® and orthoPACE® devices in Europe, Asia and Asia/Pacific. In addition, there are license/partnership opportunities for SANUWAVE's shock wave technology for non-medical uses, including energy, water, food and industrial markets.

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CONTACT: Todd Markey IR Partners 818-280-6800 [email protected] SANUWAVE Health, Inc. Kevin Richardson II Chairman of the Board 978-922-2447 [email protected]