Cantel Medical names Jorgen Hansen president and CEO
Mr. Hansen also will become a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Hansen joined Cantel in November 2012 as EVP and COO, and was appointed to President and COO in November 2014.
He also served as President and CEO of Cantel's Endoscopy business unit, the Company's largest division, from November 2012 to July 2015.
Prior to joining Cantel, Mr. Hansen held leadership positions with increasing responsibility in the global medical device industry.
He worked at ConvaTec from May 2009 - November 2012, most recently as Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Business Development, Science and Innovation.
Mr. Hansen joined ConvaTec from Coloplast, where he held various leadership roles over a 13-year period in Asia and Europe, ranging from General Manager, Division Head and Senior Vice President of Global Operations.
He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Denmark Technical University, and an International Commerce degree from the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.
Mr. Hansen succeeds Andrew A. Krakauer, who will serve as a Senior Advisor for the Company until October 15, 2016. ■