SKILLMAN, N.J., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced the appointment of Bradford (Brad) Barton as President, ConvaTec U.S.
Based in Skillman, NJ, Barton will lead the ConvaTec U.S. organization across the company's three core business areas – Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, and Continence and Critical Care.
Barton joined ConvaTec in 1996, and has held a number of management positions across the company's business divisions and regions. Most recently, Barton served as Vice President – Americas, with responsibility for the Wound Therapeutics business in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. He also has served as Vice President – Intercontinental, as well as Vice President/General Manager of the Ostomy Care business in the U.S. In his new role, Barton will join the ConvaTec Executive Committee.
"The U.S. continues to be a priority market for ConvaTec, where we have long held leadership positions and remain committed to providing unparalleled service and support to our healthcare customers," said David Johnson, CEO, ConvaTec. "As a trusted advisor and leader within ConvaTec, Brad brings a tremendous depth of experience and knowledge to this important role."
About ConvaTecConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have helped improve the lives of millions of people worldwide. With four key focus areas – Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care, and Infusion Devices – ConvaTec products support health care professionals from the hospital to the community health setting. For more information, please visit www.convatec.com.
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