KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Devon Medical, Inc., a global medical device manufacturer and creator of the extriCARE® portable Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) System, has announced Chip Ross as its new president.
“Chip is a proven, successful leader in the medical device and wound care markets and we are ecstatic to have him direct our fast-growing company”
Mr. Ross brings over 20 years of experience in the wound care and medical device arenas. He most recently spearheaded the joint venture of two market-leading international advanced wound care companies that led to the creation of Hollister Wound Care. Mr. Ross has held senior level positions at medical device and wound care giants including Medline and ConvaTec, and served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Byram Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest diversified providers of medical supplies for chronically ill patients. Mr. Ross also founded Ascent Healthcare, a national strategic healthcare consulting firm, where he led senior level consulting engagements ranging from interim CEO roles to strategic business development, manufacturing, operations, sales, and marketing functions.
“Chip is a proven, successful leader in the medical device and wound care markets and we are ecstatic to have him direct our fast-growing company,” says Dr. John A. Bennett, founder of Devon Medical. “Chip offers the perfect combination of enterprise company experience, industry connections, and strategic medical device expertise to advance the commercialization of our rapidly expanding wound care and therapeutic product lines. We are primed to become a market leader in medical device innovation and will look for Chip to help us flourish in both the U.S. and international markets.”
Devon Medical’s exclusive therapeutic devices treat and prevent various types of wounds and health complications. Products include the extriCARE® NPWT System, the CircuFlow™ compression therapy pump series for the treatment of lymphedema, and the ArterioFlow® 7500 arterial compression pump for the prevention and treatment of ulcers related to diabetic foot and other arterial diseases.
Mr. Ross graduated from Widener University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
About Devon Medical, Inc.
Devon Medical, Inc. (www.devonmedicalinc.com) is an ISO 13485 certified medical device manufacturer and designer. Since 2005, we have developed innovative and high-quality medical devices that are affordable for healthcare markets and patients worldwide. We are headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and have international offices staffed with bilingual engineers, product development teams, and regulatory experts.