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General Manager Therapeutic Support Surfaces Contract Business Unit

Lead and expand the operations of a publicly held, growth oriented company with healthy financials and an established presence in expanding markets.. Our client’s Therapeutic Support Devices & Surface Manufacturing Unit is highly customer focused and provides customized solutions. The Company has high expectations for increased revenue and profit generation through market expansion and greater efficiencies of their manufacturing operations.

The Company is looking for a seasoned operations executive, with solid general management & leadership experience capable of providing strategic vision and of implementing operational improvements while driving results, to lead this business unit. This is an outstanding opportunity with a company that is well positioned for sustained growth. The General Manager will be responsible for the overall success of a growing $45M multi-location business unit inclusive of sales, customer service, finance, purchasing, quality assurance and quality improvement, engineering, manufacturing process and production management, equipment, maintenance and safety in a GMP FDA regulated environment


Vice President Engineering - Therapeutic Surfaces and Advanced Wound Care Devices

Interested in the challenge of leading and building the Engineering, Product Development & Production Operations of a fast growing company that has significantly impacted patient care with superior therapeutic wound care products. Attached is a detailed Position Description of a Vice President Engineering & Operations search we have been retained to conduct. Please review and let me know if this would be of interest to you. Our client, located in southern Florida, is a division of a publicly held, growth oriented company with healthy financials and an established presence in expanding markets, is poised for rapid growth. They design and manufacture powered and non-powered therapeutic support surfaces and related products. An innovator that is highly customer focused, The Company has a strong reputation for providing high quality therapeutic surfaces and advanced wound care devices that are recognized for their superior patient therapy. The Company plans to launch several new products next year followed by a succession of new products and enhancement to their comprehensive portfolio of therapeutic solutions.

The Company is seeking an experienced Engineering & Operations executive to accelerate full life cycle engineering programs and to enhance their multidisciplinary team of engineers. The role requires someone to have a successful track record organizing and leading systems based multi-functional new product project teams in a fast cycle product development environment from market/business requirements through and into production. Candidates must be comfortable taking a direct “hands-on” approach with all aspects of R&D, including design control, project planning & budgeting, program leadership and development and control of records as well as being equipped to improve and run production operations. Compensation will include a competitive base salary, bonus, and equity and benefits package.


Vice President Sales – Critical Care

Do you know you of a Senior level Sales Executive that would welcome the challenge of leading and building the sales operations of a fast growing company that has significantly impacted patient care and saved lives? Our client has pioneered and developed medical devices that provide superior clinical performance and utility. The Company has experienced rapid growth which it is well positioned to sustain, and has high expectations for increased revenue generation through expansion, enhanced market penetration, and greater efficiencies of their sales and service operations. Given your background and expertise I thought you would know of people who might want the opportunity to leverage their knowledge of the Critical Care/Diagnostic Services market to continue building and run such a sales organization.

The core requirements are a track record of success leading a large multi-level national direct sales force within a critical care monitoring and/or diagnostic services environment. Strong preference for "missionary sales experience" focused on influencing/changing clinician behavior. Experience with a patient services business and revenue model would be ideal.


Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance

Our client, publicly held, well financed and poised for sustained growth develops and manufactures automated Molecular Diagnostics systems and tests for clinical diagnostics markets. Having successfully introduced FDA-cleared molecular diagnostics tests based on their proven direct detection technology, the Company is now focused on development and commercialization of next generation rapid, automated sample-to-result, random access multiplex clinical tests and instruments.

The novel rapid diagnostics tests they are developing, together with their automated testing platform, will provide low cost and complexity, on-demand, rapid solutions for the molecular diagnostics market. With multiple assay development teams and a strong pipeline of new products, the company is well positioned for rapid growth through menu expansion.


Marketing Manager Cardiology Diagnostics

Novel rapid diagnostics tests being developed together with this Company's automated testing platform will provide low cost and complexity, on-demand, rapid solutions for the molecular diagnostics market.

This role is responsible for worldwide strategic and tactical marketing programs for the Company's line of automated Specialty Assays & Novel Biomarkers for Cardiology Diagnostics.


General Manager – Minimally Invasive Devices

Are you up to the challenge of building the North American commercial operation for a developer of highly innovative MIS Devices Privately held and rapidly expanding, our client provides Minimally Invasive Surgery Devices for novel therapeutic approaches.

The Company has a robust R&D pipeline, is well resourced, highly focused and committed to sustained growth. Having already launched products in North America, The Company now needs someone that can accelerate their growth. They are poised for continued market expansion through several planned new product introductions.


VP of R&D

Privately held, well funded and poised for rapid growth, our client develops and manufactures nucleic acid-based systems for clinical diagnostic markets. Their patented microfluidic systems are capable of integrating and automating multiple laboratory processes on a single chip. Designed to automate complex sample preparation and for miniaturized PCR, the system is simple to use, allowing minimally-trained personnel to carry out sensitive clinical tests in virtually any environment in less than an hour. The company is developing disposable test cartridges and corresponding analyzers for nucleic acid-based infectious disease testing and has chosen Group B Strep (GBS), Chlamydia & Gonorrhea (C/G) for its first tests.


Early stage Molecular Diagnostics biotechnology company developing innovative technology platform with application for cervical cancer and other disease states.

Director of Quality Assurance

Our client is a growing Pharmaceutical division of a leading manufacturer of Healthcare products. The company has a broad product offering, strong branding, and a stable and profitable growth history. They enjoy a reputation as a leader in innovation and clinical education. This role has responsibility for developing and directing the quality & compliance programs within a new state of the art Aseptic Fill & Sterile Packaging facility located in suburban Chicago.


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Biomedical Marketing Association
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Medical Marketing Association
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Heart Association