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24
August
2014

MediPurpose Names Reginald A. Carr New VP-Sales

Carr Brings Two Decades of In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD), Medical Devices Sales & Marketing Leadership to Build, Nurture and Maintain Customer Relationships in New Role

MediPurpose Names Reginald A. Carr New VP-Sales

RALEIGH, N.C., ATLANTA and SINGAPORE—MediPurpose™, a master distributor and manufacturer of medical products, today announced Reginald A. Carr as its new vice president of sales.

With nearly two decades of experience in medical product sales and marketing, Carr will be a key contributor to the company's recent medical product sales and customer service team reorganization, said MediPurpose founder and CEO Patrick Yi.

"As MediPurpose continues to leverage electronic communications and inbound marketing practices to build, nurture and maintain customer relationships, it's vital that we have a sales and customer service organizational structure that provides the personal service demanded by our customers," said Yi. "I have every confidence in Reggie's ability to lead our new customer service team."

Carr comes to MediPurpose after a distinguished career at several leading medical product companies. Most recently as regional vice president of sales for Cardinal Health at Home, Carr has been instrumental in developing and leading successful commercial teams with EKF Diagnostics, OraSure Technologies, Inc., bioMerieux Inc., and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.

"Reggie has demonstrated a consistent ability to bring vision, leadership and productivity to his medical product sales and marketing teams, and we are looking forward to him leveraging those experiences to build a world-class customer service and sales team at MediPurpose," said Yi.

"I'm grateful to join the MediPurpose family," said Carr. "They are passionate about providing medical products and customer service that exceed customers' needs and expectations. I foresee tremendous growth for the company's current and future medical product portfolio, and I'm eager to contribute to that success."

Carr will be based in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he will operate within MediPurpose's "virtual office" environment, which enables the company to acquire top talent, regardless of geography.


About MediPurpose 

Founded in 1999, MediPurpose is a boutique medical product company with offices and partnerships in the United States, Canada, LatAm, EMEA and Asia.

Specializing in safety sharps devices such as our flagship SurgiLance™ safety lancet and the popular babyLance™ safety heelstick (acquired by Clinical Innovations in July 2016), we also offer affordable high-quality MediPlus™ Advanced Wound Care products. Our newest product is the Anzen™ safety scalpel with a reusable metal handle similar in weight and balance to traditional metal handle scalpels. It was engineered using the feedback of surgeons and surgical techs to ensure an intuitive design that is easy to use and feels familiar and comfortable.

Our Medical Device Innovation and Medical Product Distribution divisions provide R&D and commercialization consultation for new medical device inventors and innovative medical product companies that seek entrance into new medical product markets—which includes angel funding, feasibility studies, manufacturing support and market launch, among other services.

For more information about MediPurpose, please visit medipurpose.com.

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