President and COO
VP and General Manager, EMEA
VP, Americas Sales
VP, Business Development, GM of AED Solutions
VP, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs
VP, Global Operations and Service
VP, Research and Technology Development
VP and GM of Data Solutions
EVP and Chief Marketing Officer
VP, Quality Assurance
VP and GM of Circulatory Solutions
VP, Information Technology
VP, Global Human Resources
Mitch is responsible for leading Physio-Control’s global execution strategy. He returned to Physio-Control in 2013 after 13 years at Medtronic, where he most-recently served as vice president, Global Supply Chain Operations and was responsible for leading the Medtronic Operations Council. Mitch also served in operating leadership roles in Medtronic’s Diabetes and Cardiac Surgery groups. Prior to Medtronic, Mitch served in a variety of roles over an eight year period at Physio-Control, including service operations, marketing and supply chain management.Mitch graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business management from the National College of Business (Rapid City, SD) and holds a master’s in business administration from the University of Puget Sound. He is APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) from The Association for Operations Management. Mitch serves as chairman of Project Itasca, which bridges large corporations with small companies to help create job growth in the state of Minnesota.
Mathieu oversees all cross-functional areas for
Physio-Control in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He is responsible for
helping customers expand their ability to provide lifesaving therapies and
growing Physio’s share in emerging markets. Most recently, he led the effort to
transition to standalone operations following Physio’s separation from
Medtronic, including establishing new European headquarters.
Mathieu joined Physio-Control in 1998, serving in a variety
of product and strategic marketing roles before becoming the business manager
for France. After a brief period in Medtronic’s Cardiac Rhythm Disease
Management group, Mathieu rejoined Physio in 2008 to lead the Mediterranean and
Benelux teams. Mathieu was named VP and GM, EMEA in 2012.
He holds a master’s in business administration,
international management from ESSEC and Mannheim Business Schools and a
master’s degree in biomedical engineering from Université Claude Bernard.
Allan is responsible for sales in the Pan American market—meeting the needs of current customers, helping them expand their capabilities and growing Physio-Control’s share in emerging markets. He joined Physio-Control in 2008, initially serving as vice president of Sales & Service for North America.
Allan has 30 years of sales leadership and sales experience in medical device companies including Cardiac Science (Opto Circuits), Philips (ATL) and Johnson & Johnson.
Allan completed his bachelor of science degree in marketing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
As vice president of Business Development and Strategy, Ryan’s responsibilities include global leadership of Physio-Control’s strategic planning and corporate development activities, including technology licensing and distribution partnerships, minority investments, and acquisitions. Prior to his current role, Ryan held positions of increasing responsibility within business development and sales management, including leadership of sales to U.S. commercial and distributor channels, U.S. government, and U.S. pre-hospital and hospital strategic and national accounts.
Before joining Physio-Control in 2004, Ryan was a management consultant with Deloitte's Strategy & Operations practice, where he served Fortune 500 manufacturing and healthcare clients in the areas of competitive strategy and analysis, marketing, business process improvement, and mergers and acquisition integration.
Ryan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Central Washington University and holds a master’s in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
As vice president of Regulatory and Clinical Affairs, Paula is responsible for global regulatory leadership, clinical research, and clinical affairs. In this role since 2007, she has worked with international regulatory agencies and standards organizations to maintain collaborative relationships and sustain regulatory compliance worldwide.
Paula has held a variety of leadership positions since joining Physio-Control in 1985, including vice president of Clinical Research and Clinical Affairs and director of AED Product Development. Previously, Paula worked at Harborview Medical Center in electrophysiology and cardiovascular research.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Wichita State University. Paula serves on the executive board of the Citizen CPR Foundation and recently served on the National American Heart Association (AHA) Nominating Committee, following a two-year term on the AHA board of directors.
Paula has been a volunteer with the AHA and the Citizen CPR Foundation for more than 20 years.
As VP, Global Operations and Service, Jeff Laub is responsible for streamlining Physio-Control’s supply chain and customer operations capabilities in several geographies including Europe, Japan and China. In doing so, he has also led major changes and improvements aimed at driving significant reduction in inventory and improved delivery performance.
Jeff Laub has spent 20 years as an Operations and Supply Chain leader in the medical device industry. Prior to joining Physio-Control in 2003, Jeff worked with ultrasound, implantable devices and various other medical device technologies. Jeff is also a retired Naval officer with expertise that included nuclear reactor operations, explosive ordnance disposal, fleet communications and fleet logistics.
Jeff earned his MBA from Washington State University.
As vice president of Research and Technology Development, Art drives the development of new products from inception through post delivery support. From targeted technology development through customer focused product development, Art's responsibility is to ensure that Physio-Control's customers have best in class products to help them deliver better care to their patients.
Art has over twenty five years of high reliability, critical system development management experience. Prior to joining Physio-Control, Art was Vice President of Engineering at FujiFilm SonoSite. Prior to that, Art served in senior leadership roles in the Aerospace and Commercial Software industries. Art is driven by a passion for quality, a focus on collaborative team-building, and a commitment to predictably deliver innovative products that meet customer and patient needs. He embraces the values of integrity, innovation, and continuous improvement.
Art holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington.
Dale Pearson joined Physio-Control as President and General Manager of Sansio, and Vice President, Data Solutions, following the merger and acquisition of ScanHealth, Inc. d.b.a Sansio in January of 2014. Dale’s current focus is to expand Physio’s data strategy across its market segments.Dale joined Physio-Control after sixteen plus years as Sansio’s co-founder, CEO, and Chairman, having spearheaded the development of web-based patient management solutions, pioneering SaaS delivery in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Home Care industries. Responsible for successful execution of the organization’s business model, competitive strategy, and financial management, Dale led Sansio to become one of America’s stellar healthcare information technology companies.Dale graduated with a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a master’s in business administration from the University of Minnesota – Duluth.
As vice president of global Marketing and Asia Pacific Sales,
Cam drives awareness of Physio-Control’s industry-leading innovations in
markets across the globe. He also is responsible for sales in the Asia-Pacific
region. Cam has held his current position
since February, 2007.
His 20 years of experience in the medical device industry
includes positions at Liposonix, SonoSite, and Philips, in addition to previous
assignments in sales and marketing at Physio-Control.
a bachelor’s degree in biological science from the University of Alaska and a
master’s in business administration from the University of California -
As Vice President of Quality Assurance, Rod is responsible for establishing and maintaining product and quality system compliance to domestic and international medical device laws, regulations and quality standards for Physio-Control. In his career, spanning some 22 years, Rod has developed and implemented quality, regulatory and compliance programs in numerous global medical device and IVD organizations, including Medrad, Roche Diagnostics, and Gambro. Rod holds a BS degree in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Erik von Schenck joined Physio-Control as Vice President of CPR Products in February, 2011 following the acquisition of Jolife AB, developer of the LUCAS™ Chest Compression System. He had served as CEO at Jolife AB for over six years. Erik spearheads design and development of new products for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Previously, Erik was the CEO of Jostra AB, developer and manufacturer of heart-lung machines, and managed its integration into Getinge AB when the company was acquired. He has been working in the life science segment since 1991. Erik is also active as Chairman of LNC (a non-profit that advises start-ups) and as board member of Captera Medtech AB, a start-up company developing a new patient alarm system. Erik holds a master’s of science degree in mechanical engineering from the Technology University of Lund and an executive masters’ in business administration from the Executive Foundation Lund.
Gordon is responsible for Information Technology-focusing on the creation of business value through the strategic use of enterprise technology. He oversees all aspects of IT including Enterprise Applications, Infrastructure & Operations, Support Services, Information Security and Compliance.
Prior to joining Physio-Control in 2014, Gordon was Vice President of Information Technology at Dendreon Corporation, a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to fight cancer, where he served in a number of positions of progressive responsibility in IT leadership. Prior to joining Dendreon in 2004, Gordon spent over 8 years at KPMG, where he managed a variety of teams that designed and implemented voice and data infrastructure projects at over 30 sites in North America. He graduated with honors from the McKenna School of Business at Seattle Pacific University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double-major in Finance and Economics.
As Vice President of Global Human Resources, Theresa is responsible for leading human resources strategy and overseeing human resources operations and service including, HR business partnership and process, policy and practice, talent acquisition, talent management, total rewards, learning and development, and HR data management. Theresa has held this position since December 2015. Her 30 years of experience in integration of cultures and proven partnership on business effectiveness includes positions at Alaska Public Employees Association (APEA), Cutter & Buck Inc., and Horizon Air, privately owned and publicly traded companies. Prior to joining Physio-Control, Theresa served as Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources at Waterjet Holdings, for 8 years aligning organizational and people strategies and processes with business goals of eight portfolio companies. Theresa holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois and a master’s in labor and industrial relations, from the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of Illinois.