LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Vtuls, a privately held health technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative systems and services to empower individuals to manage their complete Wellness and Health, today announced that Bertrand Duperrex will join Vtuls as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.
Mr. Duperrex brings more than 35 years experience in the field of banking and finance. In addition, he is also an expert in the fitness industry. He will be responsible for all finance functions at Vtuls and oversee all fitness related activities of the company. Mr. Duperrex was CFO of Crédit Agricole, one of the major foreign banks in Switzerland. He acquired Fitness La Tour, a company developing novel concepts of group and individual coaching based on complete physical and mental health.
“Bertrand is a seasoned executive, and I’m thrilled to welcome him to Vtuls,” said Jas Saini, Founder and CEO of Vtuls. “His deep finance experience together with his experie...
It’s been reported that cardiovascular disease causes more than a quarter (27 per cent) of all deaths in the UK, and now a new study has revealed that cholesterol plays no part in heart disease, suggesting that we have still got a lot to learn.
Dr Robert Kelly, however, Chief Medical Officer of fitness and wellness monitoring service, Vtuls, believes this is not entirely true and we should look at reducing cholesterol to help prevent illnesses such as heart disease.
Dr Kelly commented: “The recent report from BMJ highlights a provocative commentary that high cholesterol is not associated with mortality. That may be the case in selected circumstances, but we all know high cholesterol is associated with cardiovascular mortality, heart attacks and strokes. So, as European, UK and USA guidelines emphasise, we should lower weight, limit excess fat and sugar intake, exercise at least 120 minutes per week, limit alcohol consumption, stop smoking, prevent diabetes and hypertension, and get check...
Vtuls, a new self-monitoring Health and Wellness service is set to take the Health Technology industry by storm.
While most of the personal devices worn today offer basic metrics, none capture the key Vital signs as Vtuls does. Vtuls addresses a complete range of health issues from chronic physical and psychological diseases to diabetes, heart conditions and hypertension, as well as enabling preventive action.
Founded by Jas Saini, who has previously served in senior management and CEO roles in a number of international companies (such as Cisco and Thomson), Vtuls is set to break the UK market with their innovative subscription-based service.
The Vtuls device monitors the key Vital signs of blood pressure, oxygen saturation, body temperature, blood cholesterol, blood sugar, and total haemoglobin count, as well as the user’s fitness activity.FDA (Food & Drug Association) grade data is then fed to the Vtuls app, which is followed by a qualified health coach who will be able to detect any po...