This excerpt taken from the ANGO DEF 14A filed Sep 20, 2007.
Eamonn P. Hobbs, our President and Chief Executive Officer, is included in above section Class III Directors.
Robert D. Mitchell, age 45, became our Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer in November 2006. Prior to joining us, from 2005 to 2006 he was Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Millimed Holdings, Inc. From 2004 to 2005, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Align Technology, Inc. From 1987 to 2004, Mr. Mitchell was employed by Cook Incorporated in various capacities, most recently as Vice President and Director, Global Sales and Marketing for various business units including: diagnostic and interventional, endovascular, critical care and surgical. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.
D. Joseph Gersuk, age 57, became our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in April 2007 and was named Executive Vice President in July 2007. Between 2005 and March 2007, he was a trustee for multiple educational and healthcare facilities as well as a director of Ascend Acquisition Corporation. From 2003 to 2005, he was CEO and director of Request Multimedia. From 1994 to April 2003, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of MapInfo Corporation, a publicly traded software, data and services company. Mr. Gersuk holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy and his MBA in Finance from American University.
William M. Appling, age 44, became our Senior Vice President of Research and Development in July 2007. Previously, he served as our Vice President, Research since 2002, Vice President, Research and Development since 1996, and in other product development capacities since 1988. Before that, Mr. Appling was a Product Development Engineer with NAMIC from 1986 to 1988 and a Product Development Engineer with the Edwards Division of American Hospital Supply Corporation from 1984 to 1986.
John J. Soto, age 42, became our Vice President, Global Sales in June 2007 and, from February to June 2007, was our Vice President, Outside U.S. Sales. Prior to joining us, from 2006 to 2007, Mr. Soto served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and from 2003 to 2006, Vice President, International Sales for RITA Medical Systems, Inc. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Soto was Vice President and General Manager of Operations at
Computer Motion Inc. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Soto was employed at Tyco Healthcare first as Product Director in the Cardiac Division and then as Managing Director of the European Division. Mr. Soto, a former pilot in the British Royal Navy, holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Royal Naval College in the UK and a degree in Medical Marketing from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Harold C. Mapes, age 47, has served as our Vice President, Operations since 1996 and was our Director of Operations from 1995 to 1996 and Product Development Project Manager from 1992 to 1994. Before joining us, Mr. Mapes held product development and supervisory manufacturing and engineering positions from 1988 to 1992 with Mallinckrodt Medical, a medical device manufacturer. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tri-State University and a Master of Business Administration from the State University of New York at Albany.
Robert M. Rossell, age 51, became our Vice President, National Accounts, in July 2007. Previously, he served as our Vice President, Marketing from 1996 to July 2007, and from 1990 to 1996 was a Product Manager and then our Director of Marketing. Before joining us, Mr. Rossell was Marketing Manager at NAMIC from 1986 to 1990, and held sales positions with various leading healthcare companies, including American Hospital Supply Corporation, from 1981 to 1985, and Johnson & Johnson, Inc., from 1977 to 1981.
Brian S. Kunst, age 47, has served as our Vice President, Regulatory Affairs/Quality Assurance, or RA/QA, since 1997 and from 1995 to 1997 was our Director of RA/QA. From 1991 to 1995, Mr. Kunst was the Regulatory Affairs Manager for Surgitek, Inc., a medical device company. From 1990 to 1991, Mr. Kunst was a Regulatory Affairs Associate for W.L. Gore and Associates, a medical device manufacturer. From 1984 to 1990 he was a biomedical engineer with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Mr. Kunst is a Certified Regulatory Affairs Professional (Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society) and a Certified Quality Auditor and Certified Quality Engineer (American Society for Quality Control). He holds a Master of Engineering degree in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University.
Daniel K. Recinella, age 48, has served as our Vice President, Product Development, since June 2004 and, from 2001 to June 2004, was our Director of Product Development. From 1989, when he joined us, to 2004, Mr. Recinella was a Project Manager and Senior Project Engineer for our product development group and Director of Thrombolytic/Thrombectomy Products for our marketing group. In 1989, Mr. Recinella was a Senior Project Engineer for VASER, Inc., a medical devices company. From 1985 to 1989, he was a Project Engineer and Product Development Engineer with BSC/Mansfield Scientific, a medical devices company. From 1983 to 1985, Mr. Recinella was a Product Development Engineer with Sarns/3M, a medical capital and devices company. Mr. Recinella holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration from the State University of New York at Albany.
Joseph G. Gerardi, 45, became our Vice President, Special Projects in April 2007. He was our Vice President, Chief Financial Officer from March 2004 to April 2007, our Vice President, Controller from 1996 to March 2004 and, from 1992 to 1996, was our Plant Controller. From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Gerardi was the Controller for Mallinckrodt Medical, Inc.s anesthesiology plant. Before joining Mallinckrodt Medical, Mr. Gerardi was employed by Factron/Schlumberger for over five years as Manager of Consolidations and as a cost accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from State University of New York College of Technology at Utica and his MBA from the State University of New York at Albany.