Inogen hires general counsel and secretary
Medical technology company Inogen has recruited Jason Somer as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective July 12.
Somer will join Inogen from Invoca, where he has been head legal counsel. Before his time at Invoca, he was associate general counsel at Sunniva and general counsel and corporate secretary for Innova Gaming Group.
Before joining Innova, Somer was senior vice president of business development and general counsel at solar energy development company Sunora Energy Solutions. Earlier in his career he was vice president of special projects and the senior global counsel at Shanghai-based solar energy technology company Suntech Power, director of legal affairs and business development at Ironport Systems and associate general counsel and business development director at Neoforma.
Before that, Somer was a corporate and securities associate at Morrison & Foerster.
Inogen CEO Nabil Shabshab says in a statement: ‘On behalf of the board of directors, I would like to congratulate Jason on this appointment as I believe he will be a tremendous asset to Inogen and a great addition to our executive team. I believe Jason’s 25 years of experience in general counsel and attorney roles will be a great enabler in building a stronger Inogen and further strengthening our legal and compliance functions as we continue to evolve and roll out our ongoing growth strategy.’