Medical Technology Entrepreneur
An energetic, commercially-oriented business leader and entrepreneur, Bill has a strong track-record of focussed, Profitable sales growth and the development of high performance teams through small and large scale organisation development. He spent over 15 years with Smith & Nephew in sales, marketing, business development and General Management in Africa, North America and Europe and has considerable experience of Japan through affiliate and Distributor management. For the past 10 years Bill has led and transitioned 3 small Medical Device companies to sale and integration and has been a non -executive Board Member for a number of Medical Technology companies.
He has Business Qualifications from University of Cape Town (MBA), Ashridge Management College and INSEAD Business School(AMP) is a qualified Dental Surgeon and is particularly interested in SME route-to market planning and implementation,organisation development and M+A.
He is a mentor at Cambridge University Judge Business School, and coaches growth strategies of start-up and early- phase Medical Device companies. He currently serves as an expert panel advisor to Imperial College Healthcare Partners and has been a member of the Council of the ABHI.
Specialties: International Business Leadership, Manufacturing and Operations, International Business Establishment, International Sales and Marketing Management, Brand Integration, Acquisition diligence, Strategic Planning,Organisational Change Management, Structural design and implementation, Product Portfolio Development, Business Development, Startups, SME, NED Medical Technology Startups