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Exhibit 99.1






Accuray Appoints Shig Hamamatsu Chief Financial Officer


SUNNYVALE, Calif., November 19, 2018 – Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) announced today that its Board of Directors has named Shig Hamamatsu as senior vice president, chief financial officer effective immediately. Mr. Hamamatsu joined Accuray as its vice president of finance and chief accounting officer in September 2017 before assuming the role of interim chief financial officer on October 1, 2018.


“Shig has a proven track record of more than 15 years building and leading public company global finance organizations that drive results,” said Joshua H. Levine, president and chief executive officer. “I look forward to working with Shig as strategic financial partners to execute Accuray’s growth agenda.”


Prior to joining Accuray, Mr. Hamamatsu served as Vice President, Corporate Controller at Cepheid, a publicly traded molecular diagnostics company acquired by Danaher Corporation in 2016. He also served as Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, a publicly traded global semiconductor company. Mr. Hamamatsu began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.   


“I am excited about my role and appreciate the opportunity to serve as Accuray’s chief financial officer during this transformative time in the Company’s history,” said Mr. Hamamatsu. “I look forward to working with our entire executive team and leading the company’s finance organization as we execute our growth and earnings expansion initiatives.”


About Accuray

Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) is a radiation oncology company that develops, manufactures, and sells precise, innovative tumor treatment solutions that set the standard of care with the aim of helping patients live longer, better lives. The company's leading-edge technologies deliver the full range of radiation therapy and radiosurgery treatments. For more information, please visit www.accuray.com.


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