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Convatec Executive Leadership Team

Karim Bitar

Chief Executive Officer

Karim Bitar

Chief Executive Officer

 

Biography

 

Karim joined ConvaTec in September 2019. Previously, he was CEO of Genus plc, a leading global agricultural biotechnology company. During his eight-year tenure, he helped transform Genus into a technology pioneer with leading global franchises in dairy, beef and pork genetics. Prior to this, Karim worked for over 15 years with Eli Lilly & Company and was President of Lilly Europe, Canada and Australia before joining Genus. An ex-McKinsey & Company consultant, he has worked across Asia and Europe, and also held management roles at Johnson & Johnson and the Dow Chemical Company.

Karim was a Non-Executive Director of Spectris Plc, a leading global analytical instrumentation company, from June 2017 to January 2022, and is a member of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Advisory Board.   

Karim has a Masters (Hons) in Business Administration, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin.

 

Jonny Mason

Chief Financial Officer

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David Shepherd

President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Advanced Wound Care

David Shepherd

President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Advanced Wound Care

 

Biography

David joined ConvaTec in November 2018. He was previously at Johnson and Johnson for 26 years, where he held a variety of sales, marketing, strategic and operations roles. Most recently he was the Vice President, Southern EMEA with responsibility for 15 businesses across the region.  Prior to that he was the US President for Cardiovascular and Specialty Services.

David holds a Diploma in Marketing and a BSc in Management Science from the University of Lancaster.

Kjersti Grimsrud

President and Chief Operating Officer, Infusion Care

Kjersti Grimsrud

President and Chief Operating Officer, Infusion Care

 

Biography

Kjersti joined ConvaTec in January 2018 as President EMEA, and from February 2020, became President & Chief Operating Officer, Continence Care. In January 2022, she was appointed President & Chief Operating Officer, Infusion Care. Kjersti also has CELT-level responsibility for our Marketing Centre of Excellence.

Prior to ConvaTec, she was President Europe and the Middle East and President International, at Alere, Inc. Kjersti was a member of the founding team at Axis-Shield, which was acquired by Alere in 2011. Kjersti’s 25 years of experience in the medical technology sector includes over two decades in roles within diabetes care, including General Manager, Operations, Sales, Marketing and R&D positions.

Kjersti holds a Master of Science in Biotechnology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Bruno Pinheiro

President & Chief Operating Officer, Ostomy Care

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Seth Segel

President & Chief Operating Officer, Continence Care & Home Services Group

Seth Segel

President & Chief Operating Officer, Continence Care & Home Services Group

 

Biography

Seth joined ConvaTec in September 2017 following the acquisition of Woodbury Health Products, where he serve as CEO for five years. He became a CELT member in January 2020 with responsibility for our Home Services Group. In January 2022, he added to those responsibilities as President & Chief Operating officer for both Continence Care and Home Services Group.

Prior to ConvaTec, Seth served at Cantel Medical Corp as an EVP for a decade - a New York Stock Exchange listed specialty healthcare company dedicated to Infection Prevention and Control. Seth has lived and worked in North America, Asia and Europe holding positions in investment banking, management consulting, and as head of operations for a global media research firm.

Seth holds an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics with honors from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Divakar Ramakrishnan

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Divakar Ramakrishnan

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

 

Biography

Divakar joined ConvaTec in January 2020. Prior to joining he was Chief Digital Officer and Vice President for Eli Lilly’s Drug Delivery, Device and Digital Health groups, where he led a global R&D team focused on developing innovative and digitally-enabled devices to improve patient care. Divakar’s career in healthcare spans more than 20 years. During this time, in addition to working in product development, he has built strong expertise in process development. He served as Eli Lilly’s Vice President of Manufacturing Science and Technology, a role in which he oversaw all the company’s process development across its entire product portfolio.

Divakar holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Technology degree in Chemical Engineering from Anna University in India. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Natalia Kozmina

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer & ESG Stewardship

Natalia Kozmina

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer & ESG Stewardship

 

Biography

Natalia joined Convatec in June 2020.  Prior to joining she was Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Iron Mountain. She brings more than 20 years of life sciences and technology sectors knowledge to her role.   Before moving to Iron Mountain, she was Vice President of Human Resources for Smiths Group following several years as Principal of the Global Health Practice at Egon Zehnder. Natalia transitioned to HR after spending more than 15 years in the pharmaceutical industry in a variety of roles including general management, product management, sales and R&D.

Natalia holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booths School of Business and a post-graduate degree in Chemistry from Ohio State University. She graduated with Honors in Chemistry from Moscow State University.

Evelyn Douglas

Executive Vice President, Chief of Corporate Strategy and Business Development, General Counsel and Company Secretary

Evelyn Douglas

Executive Vice President, Chief of Corporate Strategy and Business Development, General Counsel and Company Secretary

 

Biography

Evy joined ConvaTec in November 2020 as Chief of Corporate Strategy and Business Development and in April 2021 assumed the roles of General Counsel and Company Secretary. Evy has deep expertise in the MedTech sector, having spent twenty years at Becton, Dickinson and Company prior to joining ConvaTec.  At BD, she was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy and whilst there she helped the company build its capabilities around corporate development & strategy and assisted the global business units in strengthening their strategic focus and pursuing opportunities for partnerships, acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to her role in corporate development at BD, Evy held positions of increasing responsibility in the BD Law Group. She began her career at White & Case in New York.  

Evy holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor’s with Honors in Political Science from Williams College, Massachusetts, U.S.

John Haller

EVP, Chief Quality & Operations Officer

John Haller

EVP, Chief Quality & Operations Officer

 

Biography

John Haller joined Convatec on 1 April 2022, initially as Chief Quality & Operations Officer (Designate), before taking over fully from 2 May 2022.

John joined Convatec from Next Press, a contract manufacturing and packaging distribution business with operations across North America. At Next Press, he was General Manager from 2019 and drove margin expansion and customer diversification while strengthening their supply chain. Previously, he spent twenty-six years with Stryker Corporation, a leading global medical technologies business where he managed the company’s global supply chain with more than 12,000 employees across 43 locations in North America, Europe and Asia.

A seasoned operations leader, John has lived and worked in countries around the world while helping Stryker grow from a $1 billion revenue company to a $13 billion revenue company. He is a US Army veteran where he served as a member of a global rapid deployment force.
John will be based from our Switzerland office.

Anne Belcher

President & Chief Operating Officer, Global Emerging Markets