Who We Are

    Tom Breuer, President

  • Executive line level experience (over 26 years) in the medical devices industry with Hollister Incorporated, Libertyville, IL and Baxter International, Deerfield, IL. General Management positions in various International markets and regions
  • A broad range of management consulting assignments with McKinsey & Company, in the US, Europe and Latin America
  • MBA, Harvard University; BS, Wharton at University of Pennsylvania

    Al Maslov, Senior Partner

  • Senior marketing and sales management experience (over 27 years) in the medical devices industry with Hollister Incorporated and Baxter International. Held positions in product planning and development, product management and international marketing
  • Account Executive with IBM Corp. specializing in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industry
  • MBA, University of Chicago; MS Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois

    Laerte Castagna, Partner

  • 19 years with Baxter International in Brazil. Initially as Sales Manager achieving market share leadership positions. Then as Sales and Marketing Director introduced several successful new products. Then as General Manager won “Subsidiary of the Year Award”
  • 7 years in Mexico as General Manager for Fresenius, transforming a recently acquired unprofitable local company into a multinational operation with a high level of sales and profits
  • 3 years as business consultant for Fresenius with a focus on Brazil, Argentina and Mexico
  • Education: Escola Superior de Marketing in Sao Paulo and executive Programs at Insead, Wharton and University of Southern California|

    Daniel Martin, Senior Partner

  • President / General Manager of USA subsidiaries of two European pharmaceutical companies
  • International Sales and Marketing executive for more than 25 years covering Europe, Latin AmericaManagement
  • Consultant, McKinsey & Company focus on International business
  • MBA, Columbia University

    Anthony J. Rischbieter, Partner

  • Executive line manager (16 years) in International Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Regional General Management in medical devices in Middle East, Africa and Asia
  • Expertise in strategic planning and implementation
  • B. Pharmacy, Rhodes University and Executive Programs in Business Development and International Marketing

    Deb Davis, Partner

  • Healthcare executive with International experience
  • 20 years in laboratory and multinational diagnostics including Abbott Diagnostics, Boehringer Mannheim and Beckman Coulter
  • 15 years in ANZ,  Asia Pacific regional and International executive management roles with Medtronic
  • B.S, Biochemistry, University of New England, Australia; Executive Education Programs at Wharton College, U. of Pennsylvania, IMD – Lausanne and Hong Kong University of Technology and Science

    Cristina Loguercio, Partner

  • Based in Milan, Italy
  • European medical device industry executive experience
  • 20+ years general, operational and financial management; led multi-functional business development teams in South and Eastern Europe
  • Wide experiences in start-up and “back office” organizations
  • Expertise in market analysis, planning / managing new product launches, developing business and improving efficiency/profitability
  • B. Economics, Italian Universities; Executive Program at University of Chicago

    Mark Wajswol, Partner

  • Financial, operational, and general manager with 30 years experience in the medical device industry at Hollister Incorporated
  • Lead multi-functional teams to establish overseas subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa
  • Developed management reporting and planning processes to drive asset utilization and profitability improvements in international markets
  • Owner/operator of a leading a financial service business ranked in the top 15% of a 5,000 office franchise system
  • BS, University of Illinois; C.P.A.

    Alejandro Lemus, Partner

  • Based in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Leading BPC efforts in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay
  • Line experience with Argentinian medical device distributors (ASalvo SA and Allied Southern)
  • Entrepreneurial business experience with start-up medical technology firms
  • Business and economics education:  Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) and Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE)
  • Vikash Dudhia, Partner

  • Healthcare sales specialist in international channels ; in-depth experience in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and LATAM
  • Expertise in Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices, specifically,  Respiratory, Neonatal and Acute Care. with Wyeth, Inspiration Healthcare and Salter Labs
  • Leadership experience in coaching, mentoring teams and leadership development
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing. Demontfort University, UK

    Peter Bulla, Senior Advisor

  • Executive Vice President, North America  and Executive Vice President, Global Professional Affairs, Laborie Labs
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Audax Private Equity
  • Global Sales, Marketing and Distribution Executive with extensive network in Urology, Uro-gynecology and Incontinence

    Mark Kennedy, Senior Partner

  • 27 years in medical device business; extensive experience with disposables including ostomy, oral endotracheal tube attachment and intermittent catherization
  • Representative Director President of a Japanese subsidiary of an American manufacturer of medical devices attaining market share leadership
  • Developed medical devices distributor network in Japan in support of consumers and clinician customers
  • Managed distributors in South Korea, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia; developed strong, mutually profitable sales throughout East Asia
  • MBA, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Lake Forest, Illinois, USA
  • Dual major in history and Japanese language from Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, USA; one year as an exchange student at Waseda University in Tokyo
  • Fulbright scholar to Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Fluent in Japanese
  • Currently residing in Japan with 20+ years living in Japan

    Zahir Lavji, Senior Partner

  • Executive level line and staff experience (30 years) in the healthcare industry with Abbott, Bayer and Lederle in general management, multi country responsibilities in International markets and US domestic franchise management.
  • Extensive experience managing Pharmaceutical and Medical Device business in Japan, Central and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Africa and Middle East as well as International Marketing and Portfolio management.
  • MBA, McMaster University; MSc., University of Toronto; BSc., University of Toronto