MINNEAPOLIS, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — BridgePoint Medical,
Inc., a Minnesota based medical device company, has announced that
Denis Harrington has joined the company as President and Chief
Executive Officer. A seasoned medical device executive with
nearly two decades of experience in the cardiology industry,
Harrington will lead BridgePoint’s global commercialization of its
CrossBoss™ Catheter and Stingray™ System.
Harrington comes to BridgePoint from Boston Scientific and
Scimed where he spent the last 18 years. He is a veteran medical
device sales leader with over 22 years in the med-tech business and
for the last 7 years was head of US Sales for Boston Scientific’s
Cardiovascular and CRM businesses. Harrington has extensive
experience in building, merging and growing sales, sales operations
and broad commercial organizations.
“I look forward to leading the BridgePoint Medical team and
building upon their successful development of innovative products
for complex vascular disease,” said Harrington.
Company Co-founder and previous President and General Manager,
Chad Kugler, will continue to play an integral role at BridgePoint
in his new position as Chief Operating Officer.
“Denis brings outstanding sales and marketing leadership in
interventional vascular therapies to BridgePoint Medical. As
we enter a new phase for the company I am confident that his
expertise will enable our continued growth and ability to serve our
customers and their patients successfully,” said Kugler.
Denis is a 1983 graduate of the United States Military Academy
at West Point. He served for 5 years in the Army, attaining the
rank of Captain.
About BridgePoint Medical
BridgePoint Medical, Inc. is a privately held company
established in 2006 to design, develop and commercialize new
technologies and techniques to treat challenging coronary and
peripheral artery disease. Investors include