Chris' search practice spans the medical technology, healthcare IT, payer & provider services and biotech sectors. His focus is on senior executive searches for C-level and VP & Director level business leaders across all functions including commercial, research & development, operations/manufacturing, clinical & regulatory, quality, finance and medical affairs. With clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to medium & small public and private companies to early stage venture backed organizations, he has an entrenched and broad network with industry leaders. By partnering with clients in a dedicated, proactive and hands-on manner, he is widely recognized and has significant experience in evaluating succession planning and in leadership transformation.
Prior to entering executive search, Chris spent 17 years in operating and executive roles within the healthcare industry, most recently as President of HealthTronics (now Endo Health Solutions), where he led the medical device and physician services businesses while also launching the innovative anatomical pathology start-up ClariPath Laboratories. Prior to HealthTronics/Endo he was VP of Sales & Marketing at Sorin's heart valve and vascular graft businesses. Chris started his career with GE Healthcare where he spent 10 years in various commercial and general management roles in diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT.
His broad therapeutic device, diagnostics and biotech experience, combined with revenue cycle, software and healthcare IT familiarity has built the foundation for an unparalleled network of industry contacts which provides immense value as an executive recruiter.
Chris has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.