Navigation Links
Dave Helsel Joins Haemonetics as Vice President of Global Manufacturing

BRAINTREE, Mass., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) announced that David D. Helsel will join the Company effective March 5, 2012 as Vice President of Global Manufacturing.

(Logo: )

Mr. Helsel, age 48, was with Covidien, Ltd. for 16 years, where he most recently was Vice President of Operations for the Surgical Solutions global business unit with responsibility for a manufacturing network of 9 plants in 5 countries and over 7,600 employees supporting a fast-growing business with $4.6B in annual sales.  During his tenure with Covidien, Mr. Helsel's previous roles included Vice President of Operations for the $1.8 billion Medical Supplies segment, overseeing 15 plants in 5 countries with over 6,900 employees; Global Director of Operational Excellence – Manufacturing, with responsibility for a manufacturing operational excellence program including GB/BB training, Lean implementation and special initiatives; and several plant management positions of increasing responsibility.

Mr. Helsel holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from LeTourneau University.  In addition, he successfully completed Covidien Aspire Executive Training, Aspire Coach for Experience Leaders (Director/VP), Six Sigma Green Belt training, Lean training and he accumulated significant project management experience including plant consolidation, merger and acquisition activities.

Brian Concannon, Haemonetics' President and CEO, commented: "Our business is growing, so we wanted a senior Operations leader with a passion for quality, a focus on results and customer satisfaction, and an ability to develop a strong organization, all in a growth environment.  Dave Helsel brings all of that, plus a significant depth and breadth of global experience in manufacturing, quality and supply chain management in the medical device industry.  He has a strong track record of operational excellence, quality and service improvement, new product introduction and organizational and people development.  Importantly, this experience came in a growth environment.  We are delighted that Dave will join our team as we continue to execute our unique blood management vision."

Mr. Helsel will join Haemonetics' Executive Council and Operating Committee, assuming responsibility for worldwide oversight of the Company's manufacturing and supply chain organization and will lead efforts to continuously improve the quality, availability and cost-competitiveness of Haemonetics products around the world.

Haemonetics (NYSE: HAE) is a global healthcare company dedicated to providing innovative blood management solutions for our customers.  Together, our devices and consumables, IT products, and consulting services deliver a suite of business solutions to help our customers improve clinical outcomes and reduce the cost of healthcare for blood collectors, hospitals, and patients around the world.  Our technologies address important medical markets: blood and plasma component collection, the surgical suite, and hospital transfusion services.  To learn more about Haemonetics, visit our web site at

Gerry Gould, VP-Investor Relations
Tel. (781) 356-9402
Alt. (781) 356-9613

SOURCE Haemonetics Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. General Wesley Clark Joins Immtech as Consulting Strategic Advisor
2. Actress and New Mom Keri Russell Joins PKIDs to launch Silence the Sounds of Pertussis Campaign
3. Video: Actress and New Mom Keri Russell Joins PKIDs to Launch Silence the Sounds of Pertussis Campaign
4. Actress and Mother Jennifer Garner Joins American Lung Association to Encourage Americans to Get an Influenza Vaccination
5. MedicAlert Foundation Joins The Alzheimers Association to Offer MedicAlert(R) + Alzheimers Association Safe Return(R) - Live 24-Hour Emergency Response for Wandering and Medical Emergencies
6. Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi Joins American Lung Association of Michigan to Address Seriously Low Vaccination Rates; Urge Metro-Detroiters to Get Immunized This Season
7. William R. Ringo Joins Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. Board of Directors as Chairman
8. Dr. Rajeev Venkayya Joins Gates Foundation as Director of Global Health Delivery
9. Dr. Harriet Robinson Joins GeoVax Team as V.P. of R & D to Accelerate AIDS Vaccine Trials Program
10. Dr. Peter Nash, Ph.D. Joins Mach One Corporation as Chief Scientist
11. Judith Quinlan Joins Cytel as Vice President, Adaptive Trials
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... DUBLIN , Nov. 26, 2015 ... the addition of the "2016 Future Horizons ... Monitoring (TDM) Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, ... offering. --> ... comprehensive analysis of the Japanese therapeutic drug monitoring ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... addition of the "2016 Future Horizons ... of Abuse Testing Market: Supplier Shares, Country ... report to their offering. --> ... the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... of the  "2016 Future Horizons and ... Drug Monitoring (TDM) Market: Supplier Shares, ... Opportunities"  report to their offering.  ... the addition of the  "2016 Future ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... According to an article ... way that they are handling security in light of the recent terrorist attacks in ... an attempt to stop an attack from reaching U.S. soil. Especially around special events ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... "When I was ... inventor from Hillside, N.J. "Many people catch diseases simply from sitting on such ... always be protected from germs." , He developed the patent-pending QUDRATECS to eliminate ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... ... the No.1 Herpes-only dating community in the world, revealed that over 50% of its members ... billion people under the age of 50 – or 67% of the population - are ... of HSV-1 infection . , "The data shocks us highly!" said Michelle Li, Co-Founder ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... The moment you stop improving is ... fulfilling the needs of advisers and clients but going above and beyond to ... customer service. However, there's always room for improvement, which is why the entire ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... Dr. ... Medical Associates, Inc. and Dr. Tucker Bierbaum with Emergency Medicine at St., ... observed that both STEMI and Sepsis conditions present in similar ways and require time-critical ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):