We are pleased to announce the appointment of Emmet Lydon as Chief Operating Officer

BELGIUM – Ghent, 10 May 2022  Indigo Diabetes N.V. (‘Indigo’ or the ‘Company’), a pioneering developer of medical solutions using nanophotonics, today announces the appointment of Emmet Lydon as Chief Operating Officer.

Emmet brings more than 30 years of experience working as a senior leader operating in a multinational life sciences environment with extensive experience in Asia, North America and Europe. Most recently, Emmet was VP of Manufacturing Excellence at Stryker, where he was responsible for establishing and deploying the lean manufacturing strategy, digital shop floor organisational transformation with a primary focus on the company’s key implantable franchises including joint replacement, spine, trauma/extremities, craniomaxillofacial and neurovascular.

Emmet is an experienced operations leader having had senior leadership positions at  TE Medical, Alere Inc (now Abbott Diagnostics) and Boston Scientific. Responsibilities in these positions involved establishing and implementing supply chain strategy, driving performance through continuous improvement and building the required organisational capabilities to scale these organisations.  

Emmet Lydon, Chief Operating Officer, Indigo Diabetes, commented: I am thrilled to be joining Indigo at such an exciting time for the Company, as we look forward to the publication of clinical data on the world’s first continuous multi-metabolite monitoring system. I look forward to working with the team to progress development with the aim of benefitting people living with diabetes.

Dr Danaë Delbeke, Chief Executive Officer, Inventor and Co-founder of Indigo Diabetes, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Emmet to the Indigo team as COO. His deep senior leadership experience operating in the life sciences sector will be vital as we continue to develop our continuous metabolite monitoring device. Emmet will play an important role in enabling us to realise our mission to provide an innovative, accurate and convenient monitoring solution to light up the lives of millions of people living with diabetes.