Accomplished executive with 25+ years of progressive sales maangement and marketing expertise in diverse medical device and healthcare related arenas, including significant experience with surgeons and senior hospital administrators. Demonstrated initiative, creativity and success. Proactive leader and manager with experience in multi-cultural and global environments. Expertise in strategic planniong, new business start up and market plan execution. Highly skilled in P&L management, pricing strategies, competitor and overall market analysis. Recognized for strengths in strategic selling. consultative and solutions sales, selling in fast paced, rapidly changing markets, winning business at accounts previously dominated by the competition, as well as developing long term relationships with customers built on trust and exceptional service. Equally skilled at developing, managing, and motivating sales personnel. Quick study with an ability to achieve organizational integration, easily assimilate job requirements and aggressively employ new methodologies. Eenergetic and sel-motivated team player/builder. At ease in high stress, fast-paced environments with emerging and multiple responsibilities.
Nov 2008 - Present
AudioSync Hearing Systems
Currently serve as the Managing Director of AudioSync Hearing Systems. I was the point person in closing the Dec. 2008 sale of Vivatone Hearing Systems to Starkey Laboratories, a privately held 700M hearing company and the U.S market share leader. I agreed to stay on as the Managing Director of AudioSync and facilitated the transition of all functions to Starkey. Also participated in new product launch and large customer meeting in February. As of 4/3 all functions will be fully transitioned.
Sep 2003 - Present
Vice President and General Manager
Vivatone Hearing Systems
Dec 1982 - Mar 2001
Divisional Business Director
Senior level Sales Director position at U.S. Surgical. One of five DBD's running the entire U.S. Responsible for 5-6 Regional Sales Managers and 35-40 field sales reps.