Barry Thomas is Cook Medical Vice President, Director – Asia Pacific and Managing Director of Cook Australia. Mr Thomas, who joined the Company in 2001, brings more than two decades of international leadership and expertise in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries to Cook Medical. He currently spearheads the world’s fastest growing region for the global company.
Widely recognized as a visionary at the forefront of trends in the medical device field, he most recently served as Global Director of the Aortic Intervention Division Strategic Business Unit responsible for launching Cook’s Endovascular Therapies Division in the United States. In just two years he led the growth of the division to record revenues of over a quarter of a billion dollars. Prior to Cook Medical, Mr Thomas was Regional Business Director at Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd where he spent more than 10 years coordinating the sales and marketing activities throughout Australia.
Mr. Thomas frequently authors medical articles and papers and presents around the world on various topics related to the field of medical devices. He is recognized as a valued commentator on: Innovation and R&D; healthcare system and healthcare reform specific to medical devices; issues surrounding Asia Pacific healthcare industry growth; global financial crisis impact on the industry; and future benefits of a robust healthcare system. We proudly welcome him to the innovationLATTE team and for those in Dallas, you can look forward to a stimulating discussion during his workshop. Head to the Seminar Schedule for more details or to register today.