Applied Plastics (Norwood, Mass.) — maker of PTFE-coated products for advanced catheter systems — announced today that Michael Brown has joined the company as VP of sales and marketing.
Brown will be responsible for global sales and marketing, including Applied Plastics’ new online store, which offers shipment within the U.S. and Europe. The company recently added this position, and over the past year, expanded its PTFE coating capacity and added resources in customer service, quality and operations.
Brown brings more than 15 years of medical device industry experience in global sales and business development to this role, where he will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of Applied Plastic’s sales strategy.
“I am very excited to add Michael to the management team at Applied Plastics,” said CEO Thomas Barrett in a news release. “Michael’s comprehensive customer and product knowledge within the minimally invasive catheter market is extremely valuable as we continue to grow the business. We are both aligned on the importance of quality and speed in servicing our customer’s needs.”
Prior to joining Applied Plastics, Brown was vice president of global business development at Wytech Industries, Inc. He also held various executive leadership roles, including EVP of product transfers, VP of business development and COO, at TechDevice Corporation and AdvancedCath. He has a B.A. in communication from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Boston College.