LAWRENCE, Mass., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that Joseph E. Turk, Jr., has been promoted to the position of President of its North American operations. Reporting to Jeffrey Burbank, Chief Executive Officer of NxStage, Mr. Turk will continue to manage the Company's North American commercial teams across the Company's three markets (Home, Critical Care, and In-Center) and will be responsible for driving NxStage's worldwide product portfolio.
"Joe has been a driving force behind the Company's ability to successfully execute against its strategic initiatives and achieve its goals," said Jeffrey Burbank, Chief Executive Officer of NxStage. "As the scale of our business increases, Joe's exceptional track record as a multi-faceted operating executive will be a great asset to our growth initiatives across all three of our markets."
Mr. Turk, age 43, joined NxStage Medical in 2000 as Vice President of Marketing. He served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing from 2002 to 2006, and most recently served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations since 2006.
"NxStage is a great company with a tremendous future and growth opportunities across all its markets, and I feel privileged to have worked with such a talented team in achieving our milestones to date," said Mr. Turk. "I am proud of this recognition and I look forward to continuing to deliver value to our patients, customers, partners, and all of our stakeholders."
Before joining NxStage, Mr. Turk served as Director of New Business Development at Boston Scientific. Prior to this, he was one of the leaders of McKinsey & Company's Midwest Health Care and Biotechnology Practice as a Senior Engagement Manager in the firm's Chicago Office.
|SOURCE NxStage Medical, Inc.|
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