Arterex, a medical device contract manufacturer, is announcing the appointment of Bill Gerard to the position of President, Arterex North America, that includes Arterex’s Formula Plastics (located in Mexico) and NextPhase Medical (located in MA, NH, and Mexico) divisions, to focus on the combined growth of the business and synergies for customers. Gerard was formerly President of Formula Plastics.
The Arterex North America management team will also include Rob Olsen as Chief Commercial Officer of Arterex North America. Mr. Olsen has been with NextPhase for more than six years, most recently as Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to this, he held senior positions at Flextronics International and Nypro Inc.
Matt Giza who held the position of NextPhase Electromechanical Medical Device Division (EMD) Vice President – General Manager, is now Senior Vice President and General Manager of all NextPhase including its Single Use Device (SUD) division.
NextPhase is a class II, III, and PMA medical device contract manufacturer of complex electromechanical devices, active implantable devices, and single-use disposables in North America.