Senior Vice President, Innovation & Operations
CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC
Hired in October 2012; received two promotions leading to current SVP role within a two-year time frame. Drive organizational transformation of Retina and Glaucoma business with expanding focus across multiple functions, leading a team of 300+ direct reports in locations throughout China, India, Germany and the US.
- Drove changes in organizational structure and leadership to improve SW release cycles by more than 2x following organization assessment of the R&D and Marketing
- Identified and secured key future OCT technology through negotiations for exclusive license that will result in product cost reduction of 50% with increased product performance
- Sought out opportunities to reduce operational capacity without impacting customer satisfaction leading to a reduction of manufacturing expenses by over 15%