|[February 14, 2013]
Vidacare Corporation Expands Management Team with Three Hires and One Promotion
SAN ANTONIO --(Business Wire)--
Vidacare Corporation has expanded its management team with the hiring of
three executives and the promotion of a fourth.
Key managers new to Vidacare include:
Stewart Strong - Vice President, U.S. Sales
brings over 15 years of sales management and leadership experience in
the medical device industry, including positions with Atricure,
Ethicon Endo-Surgery (division of Johnson and Johnson) and Medtronic.
Strong holds a BA from the University of Connecticut.
Nigel Bark - Vice President, International
brings over two decades of experience in the medical device industry
with international sales and management positions at Carefusion
Corporation, Cardinal Health, Alaris Mdical Systems and Johnson and
Johnson. Bark holds a BS from the University- West of England -
John Farugia - Senior Director, Global Marketing
has nearly 25 years' experience in international sales and marketing
efforts for medical device organizations, including Kinetic Concepts
(KCI), Zimmer and Jobst. He has a BS from Bradley University.
In addition, Jay McElhenney has been promoted to Vice President,
Manufacturing & Quality.
McElhenney's 27 years of experience in the medical device industry
include positions at Ethicon Endo-Surgery and Cordis Corporation (both
Johnson & Johnson companies), Kinetic Concepts (KCI), and Bard
Electro-Medical Systems. McElhenney holds a BS from the University of
Colorado at Boulder, and an MBA from the University of Colorado at
Established in 2001, Vidacare Corporation is the pioneer of a broad
technology platform for accessing the intraosseous (inside the bone)
space. Current products include the EZ-IO® Intraosseous
Vascular Access System, the OnControl® Bone Marrow System and
the OnControl® Bone Access System. Applications include
vascular access, emergency and disaster medicine, hematology/oncology
and spinal procedures. Privately held, the company is based in San
Antonio, Texas, and its products are marketed in over 50 countries
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