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Dana G. Mead, Jr.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dana Mead brings to Beaver-Visitec International (BVI) over 30 years of global medical device experience as a general manager, venture investor and sales and marketing executive. Before assuming his current role, Dana was a Strategic Advisor and Partner in the Life Science Practice of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), a leading venture capital firm, where he helped identify and grow early-stage healthcare companies. Prior to KPCB, he held a series of senior-level positions at Guidant Corp., to include; President Vascular Intervention (VI), VP Corporate Relations, President Asia Pacific Operations, General Manager, Stent Business Unit (VI) and General Manager, Origin. Earlier in his career, Dana served in sales and marketing roles in the Ophthalmic Groups of Allergan and Johnson and Johnson. Mr. Mead has a Bachelor’s Degree from Lafayette College and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Southern California.

Bi Photo - Shervin KorangyShervin Korangy

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer

Shervin Korangy brings to Beaver-Visitec International (BVI) over 20 years of financial, investment, operational and general management experience across a diverse array of industries including healthcare, consumer products, telecom, manufacturing and financial services. His experiences also span across numerous countries including the US, Switzerland, France, Ireland and the UK. Prior to BVI, Shervin was a senior executive with Novartis Group AG, a global diversified healthcare company, holding roles to include Global Head of Corporate Finance, Managing Director and Country Head Alcon UK & Ireland, and Business Unit Head France Surgical.  Before Novartis, Shervin spent 15 years with The Blackstone Group, a leading alternative investment firm, most recently as a Managing Director with experience in both the Restructuring and Private Equity businesses.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Pelican Rouge and Motus GI. Shervin graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Jo Anne M. FasettiBio Photo - Jo Anne Fasetti

Chief Human Resources Officer

Jo Anne Fasetti has over 25 years of experience in human resource management with Fortune 100 healthcare companies and mid-size private healthcare companies. Ms. Fasetti started her career in Human Resources with Baxter Healthcare and continued on in progressive HR leadership roles. She played a key role in creating a world class HR function at Allegiance Healthcare after it was spun-off from Baxter. She also led the organization through significant change after its acquisition by Cardinal Healthcare where she was Sr. Vice President for the Medical Products segment prior to joining Fenwal, Inc. in 2007. At Fenwal, a leader in blood based medical technology, Ms. Fasetti had worldwide responsibility for enhancing HR infrastructure and driving organization culture. Ms. Fasetti is a lean six sigma sponsor and member of the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago and the Society for Human Resources Management. She holds certificates in marketing and management from the College of Lake County (Illinois).

Bio Photo - Peter HemingwayPeter Hemingway

Vice President of Strategy and Business Development

Peter Hemingway has extensive leadership experience in the medical devices industry. Prior to his current position, he served since 2002 on the leadership team of BD Medical–Ophthalmic Systems, holding various positions in Finance and Business Development, most recently serving as Worldwide Business Controller. His prior industry experience includes senior level positions at Mentor, ESC Medical Systems, and MultiSite Laser Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Investments and an MBA in Finance and Accounting, both from Babson College.

Bio Photo - Denis HinautDenis Hinaut

Vice President, International

Denis Hinaut has more than 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, dealer management, and sales management in the medical field. Prior to Beaver-Visitec, Mr. Hinaut served as Director of International Sales and Marketing for BD Medical, Ophthalmic Systems. In 2000, he was given the task to build the BD ophthalmic business in Europe. He successfully grew the European region to be the largest worldwide BD ophthalmic business. Mr. Hinaut has a Bachelor's degree in Business and Economics from ESC Lille, France.

bio-photo-devang-shahDevang V. Shah, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research & Development

Devang brings to BVI more than twelve years of experience building and leading teams in medical device R&D, Strategy and Business Development. Throughout his tenure at Bard, Devang has held roles of increasing responsibility focused on creating and executing against product development pipelines that addressed significant unmet clinical needs and delivering organic revenue growth. While co-leading Bard's Tissue Regeneration Franchise, Devang and his team supported the development and commercial launch of innovative new product lines which have generated organic revenues of >$100 million. Devang began his career at Boston Scientific as a Consultant in the Urology & Women's Health Division. Devang earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute followed by a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University. He subsequently earned a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Northeastern University and is currently enrolled in the MIT Sloan School of Management's Executive MBA program.

Lowell LimpusBio Photo - Lowell Limpus

Vice President, Global Operations

Lowell Limpus has over 20 years of experience in corporate operations roles of increasing responsibility, including functional leadership roles at transfusion device company, Fenwal, dental equipment maker Danaher, and automotive products manufacturers’ Allison Transmission and Delco Remy.  His roles have included manufacturing, supply chain, engineering and continuous improvement.  Mr. Limpus was a fluid systems design Engineer for naval ships including aircraft carriers, submarines and destroyers before beginning his corporate career.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and a Master’s degree in business administration from Indiana University. While at Danaher, he was also awarded Master Black Belt status in the Danaher Materials Process (DMP) and Lean Material Flow (LMF).

Darin DixonBio Photo - Darin Dixon

Vice President, U.S. Sales

Darin brings to Beaver-Visitec International (BVI) over 22 years of sales and sales leadership in both global and domestic capacities with most of that time spent in the Ophthalmology sector. Before coming to BVI, Darin led AcuFocus as the Vice President of Global Sales through FDA approval and effectively commercialized the KAMRA™ Corneal Inlay as a disruptive first of its kind technology within the corneal and refractive markets. Prior to AcuFocus, Darin served as Vice President of US Sales at MicroSurgical Technologies (MST) managing all direct, and distributor sales teams. Most of Darin’s career in Ophthalmology was spent as a Senior Director at Abbott Medical Optics (AMO) with increasing responsibilities over its US cataract, refractive, and premium surgical business units. Prior to medical devices, Darin held several senior director level positions with a successful track record within the Executive Search industry. Darin earned a B.A. from University of Utah with a major in Organizational Communications and minor in Japanese.

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