Skaneateles Falls, N.Y.
Welch Allyn, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of frontline medical products and solutions, today announced it has realigned the company around global customer segments as part of a new strategic plan that focuses on addressing the changing needs of physicians, nurses, allied professionals and their patients.
In making the announcement, the company also said it will increase its global reach by developing customer-focused solutions for growing and emerging markets outside the United States and leveraging technology with the talent and experience of its workforce to pursue leadership in innovation.
"Welch Allyn's opportunity to achieve growth is greater than it has ever been," explained Welch Allyn president and CEO Julie Shimer. "The new strategic plan is our roadmap for the future. It capitalizes on our rich history of innovation and positions us to deliver the kinds of leading-edge solutions our customers are demanding."
In addition, she said the company will be organized around two geographies-led by executive vice president and president, US and Canada, Steve Meyer, and executive vice president and president, International, Louise McDonald. Al DiRienzo was named senior vice president and chief science and technology officer, Scott Gucciardi was appointed senior vice president, Global Category Management and R&D, and Doug Linquest was named executive vice president, Strategy and Business Development.
Shimer explained that the structure of the new organization will assure focus, efficiency and effectiveness in executing against the new strategy. She said business remains strong, and the company is in a good position to make these investments now in order to ensure its health and competitiveness in the years ahead. Shimer explained that Welch Allyn products are designed with ease of use, safety and efficiency in mind, and that they will make a lasting, positive improvement on the way caregivers interact with their patients.
"Like any successful business we need to set long-term goals and objectives and execute against them in order to remain competitive," Shimer said. "Our new, customer-focused strategic plan is intended to guide the Company in how it will serve its customers well and to achieve stronger growth, improve focus and execution, and increase operational efficiency now and into the future."
Über Welch Allyn:
Gegründet im Jahre 1915 und mit Hauptsitz in Skaneateles Falls, NY, USA, ist Welch Allyn einer der weltweit führenden Hersteller für fortschrittliche medizinische Diagnostikinstrumente und einer umfassenden Produktpalette an digitalen und Connectivity-Lösungen. Mit 2.500 Mitarbeitern in 26 Ländern ist Welch Allyn darauf spezialisiert, Ärzte und Pflegepersonal auf der ganzen Welt dabei zu unterstützen, die bestmögliche Patientenversorgung zu gewährleisten, indem das Unternehmen innovative Produkte, neueste Technologien und Spitzenlösungen produziert, mit denen mehr Patienten behandelt, mehr Krankheiten diagnostiziert und mehr Leben verbessert werden können. Weitere Informationen über Welch Allyn und das Angebot an Connectivity-Produkten und ‑Lösungen, finden Sie unter www.welchallyn.com.
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