Leadership Team – old
President and Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining LABORIE, Mike served for 11 years at Smith & Nephew plc (LON: SN), a $4.8 billion Medical Technology company. He joined Smith & Nephew as President of its Endoscopy Global Business Unit, then served as President of its Advanced Surgical Devices Division, comprised of the Orthopedic, Trauma, and Endoscopy businesses. Most recently, he served as Chief Commercial Officer for Smith & Nephew, leading the global operations of the entire company. Mike successfully led the business in both profitable organic growth, as well as strategic mergers and acquisitions. Mike’s previous experience includes executive leadership roles at Kendall Healthcare, Tyco Healthcare, and CEO of MicroGroup, a privately-held medical manufacturing business in Massachusetts.
Chief of staff
Kelley brings 30 years of experience managing the offices of C-level executives and Presidents. She joined LABORIE after 21 years with Smith & Nephew, a publicly-traded medical device company. Her background includes a decade with Daly & Company, a privately-held professional services firm where she held various positions including Office Manager, Vice President of Operations and General Manager. Early in her career she supported senior partners of international and national accounting and law firms from their Boston offices. Kelley has an AS degree from Bryant University.
Director of R&D, GLOBAL
Chris is responsible for leading the New Product Development (NPD) efforts within Urology. He has a strong passion leading and driving cross functional development teams to develop innovative products and thrives in high paced environments.
Prior to joining LABORIE, Chris served as a consultant within Honeywell and led the Verification and Validation project of the Airbus A350 Environmental Controllers to a successful Certification (CRC).
Chris is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, Canada and holds a Bachelors of Science in Engineering from the University of Guelph. He is also certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
EVP & General Manager, GI GBU
Holger leads the European and International organization and is responsible for sales, marketing, and operations.
He has more than 25 years of experience in the life science and healthcare industry serving as President and European Managing Director for Ormco (Danaher) Dental EMEA & India as well as assignments with Ansell Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson and ConvaTec
Holger holds a degree in Marketing Communications and has completed several executive management courses in J&J, Stanford and Danaher.
evp, indirect markets and professional education
Christine is responsible for our entire business performance in Emerging Markets and Professional Education. She has an extensive breadth of global market development, sales leadership, marketing, sales operations and professional education experience in the medical technology space.
Christine has 25 years’ international business experience with Smith & Nephew, an MBA from Boston College, and a BS in International Relations from Georgetown University.
VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING, Global – UROLOGY
Ian is responsible for all marketing functions.
Prior to joining LABORIE he was the Director of Medtronic’s Cardiac Vascular group in Canada, where he worked for 8 years in various marketing functions. Before Medtronic, Ian was with Bristol Myers Squibb’s stand-alone medical imaging division in Sales and Marketing. Ian also worked at Maxxam Analytics, Canada’s largest private analytical testing laboratory.
Ian has an Honours Biology and Business degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.