THE UK TEAM
Neil started in medical sales in 1986 with Auto Suture Company (now Tyco) and quickly found his passion in lasers when key hole surgery became the new art of minimally invasive surgery. He joined Laserscope in 1989 as territory manager introducing KTP/532nm laser system to ENT, Max facial, Neurology, Plastics, Dermatology, Urology and Gynaecology. He quickly grew with the company and soon became UK Sales Manager for the Surgical, Aesthetic Sales and Clinical teams. After the sell off of Laserscope in 2007 he joined Candela as National Sales Manager building the sales and clinical team. In 2010 he joined Cynosure as Managing Director
Sales & Marketing Manager
After finishing postgraduate study with the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ben made the step into the first of his 7 years experience in the medical laser industry as an EMEA Marketing Executive. After an internal promotion, he held the position of Junior Product Manager assisting in the launch of a surgical laser into the UK, Germany, Spain and France. Ben then stepped into consumer marketing working for a organisation on Harley Street branching into the Aesthetic market, including the successful launch of a new Harley Street clinic. In 2007 he was part of the team that launched Candela as a direct operation in the UK. Ben had 4 successful years at Candela as a Marketing Manager and Territory Sales Manager before joining Cynosure.
Jenny's background is in PA and sales, including several years working at the European Space Agency in Germany for the head of the computer department and also on various space projects for ESA/NASA. Jenny joined Cynosure in 2001 as an office administrator and is now office manager.
Graham Bisset BSc (Hons), PhD, MRSC
Graham has a PhD and for many years worked in medicinal chemistry R & D, both with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and the University of Liverpool, and then in California and Canada. This work resulted in 16 publications in peer-reviewed journals plus several patents. After spending 7 years at the Institute of Cancer Research designing anti-cancer drugs, Graham worked for 13 years at UK' based Cross Technologies selling Candela and other surgical lasers, before moving to Cynosure UK in January 2007. With over 17 years experience in medical / aesthetic lasers and attendance at many conferences, Graham has been able to develop clinical laser training programs suitable for all grades of staff, that are respected throughout the UK.
Zuzana first came to Cynosure UK for her work experience in 2007. After that she came back in 2008 and 2009 to help out part-time while studying. Now she is a member of Cynosure team and she is working as an office administrator.
After studying Electro Mechanical Engineering at Langley College, Kas started his career as an avionics technician at Inspection Instrument Limited, a company producing electro mechanical instruments to test aircraft wings for any weaknesses. He also worked as a photocopy engineer for consolidated micro vision. Kas was at Panasonic for several years as a Product Support Engineer, then joined Cynosure in 2006 as a Field Service Engineer, where he has a varied role commissioning, repairing and installing lasers.
CORPORATE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Cynosure has assembled some of the industry's most experienced professionals to form our core management team.
Michael R. Davin
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Michael Davin has been our president and chief executive officer and a director since September 2003. Davin became the chairman of our board of directors in October 2004. He has more than 20 years of experience in the light-based technology field. From 1998 to 2003, Davin served as cofounder and vice president of worldwide sales and strategic development at Cutera, Inc., a provider of laser and other light-based aesthetic treatment systems. Prior to cofounding Cutera, Davin spent 11 years at Coherent Medical, Inc.-a manufacturer of laser, optics and related equipment-in sales, marketing and clinical development senior management positions.
Timothy W. Baker
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Timothy Baker has been our executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer since March 2004. From July 2003 to February 2004, Baker served as vice president, finance at Stryker Biotech, a division of Stryker Corporation-a medical products and services provider. From July 2000 to June 2003, Baker served as president and chief financial officer at Photoelectron Corp., a provider of miniature x-ray systems for radiation therapy. From January 1996 to July 2000, he served as chief financial officer and vice president of operations at Radionics, Inc., a provider of surgical devices. Baker is a certified public accountant and holds an M.B.A. in operations management.
Douglas J. Delaney
Executive Vice President, Sales
Douglas Delaney has been our executive vice president, sales since February 2005 and has worked in medical laser sales for more than ten years. From May 2004 through February 2005, Delaney was our vice president, North American sales, and from September 2003 through May 2004, he was our director of North American sales. From September 1999 to September 2003, he served as national sales manager at Cutera, Inc.
Vice President, Operations
David Mackie has been our vice president, operations since April 2004. From January 2000 to October 2003, Mackie served as senior director of operations at Alcatel-an international telecommunications company-with responsibility for Alcatel's Chelmsford, Massachusetts operations organization.J
William T. Kelley
Senior Vice President of International Sales
Since 2004 Kelley was director of international sales at Sitcon Inc., a privately held aesthetic device company based in Palo Alto, California, where he was responsible for all business activity outside the United States. Prior to that he served as vice president and general manager for Asclepion-Meditec Inc., the surgical laser division of international optics leader Carl Zeiss AG. As vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Summit Technology, a maker of ophthalmic excimer laser systems, he supervised the company's direct sales forces in the United States, the United Kingdom and Scandinavia as well as distributors in other regions. From 1985 to 1991 he was general manager of Pfizer Laser Systems, the surgical laser division of Pfizer Corp.
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Rafael Sierra has been our chief technology officer since May 1997. Sierra has been involved in the laser and fiber optics industries for over 25 years. From 1991 to 1995, he served as director of laser technology at Candela Corporation, a provider of laser and other light-based aesthetic treatment systems. Sierra has been awarded seven patents related to medical devices and methods.