LAWRENCE, Mass., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that Michael Miller, Jr., former Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Cardiac Care Business at Philips Healthcare, has joined the NxStage senior management team in the newly-created position of President, International.
Miller will be responsible for advancing the Company's international growth plans in the European Union (EU), the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. "I believe NxStage has a tremendous opportunity to expand patient access to its life-changing products across the globe," said Miller. "This is a remarkable company that I believe has the potential to truly transform renal care on an even broader scale. I am excited to join NxStage and to bring my experience in international medical device sales and business development to its important mission."
During ten years at Philips, Miller held leadership roles in marketing and general management for a variety of global businesses. In his most recent role as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Philips Cardiac Care Business he led worldwide expansion efforts for four medical device businesses across new and emerging markets. Prior to Philips, Miller was Director and Vice President of U.S. Sales for Advanced Sterilization Products, a division of Johnson & Johnson Medical, Inc., as well as Director of International and New Business Development- Worldwide. He also held various positions with Hewlett Packard Medical Products Group that included responsibilities for domestic and international product marketing in several product areas. Miller holds an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a BA in economics from Yale University.
"Mike's strong track record in global sales over three dec