Asia-Pacific Region — Cook Medical announced today that Jean-Marc Creissel has been named vice president and director of Asia-Pacific.
In his new role, Creissel will lead the Asia-Pacific teams to transform Cook Medical into a truly modern global company with patients, customers and employees at the heart of daily operations. He will grow the teams’ capabilities to help deliver innovative medical solutions and enhance patient care worldwide.
‘Jean-Marc has a deep understanding of the Asia-Pacific region because he has served Cook Medical in various positions for nearly 30 years’, said Pete Yonkman, president of Cook Group and Cook Medical. ‘We are confident that he will continue to expand opportunities for physicians in this region to access Cook’s highly advanced and minimally invasive devices’.
Creissel joined Cook in 1990 and has led several global and regional teams in the USA, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. His work includes being the global business leader of Cook Medical’s Urology specialty and, most recently, vice president of operations in Greater China and Southeast Asia. Creissel will remain based in Hong Kong.
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Since 1963, Cook Medical has worked closely with physicians to develop technologies that eliminate the need for open surgery. Today we are combining medical devices, biologic materials, and cellular therapies to help the world’s healthcare systems deliver better outcomes more efficiently. We have always remained family owned so that we have the freedom to focus on what we care about: patients, our employees, and our communities. Find out more at our Asia-Pacific regional website, and for the latest news, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.