Maquet Medical Systems USA is comprised of: Cardiovascular, Critical Care and Surgical Workplaces. This unique combination is a result of the integration of existing Maquet products with the strategic acquisitions such as Datascope Corp., Atrium Medical and Boston Scientific consisting of certain Guidant branded products.
President Americas Sales Region
As the President and CEO of Maquet, US SSU, Raoul Quintero is responsible for running all facets of the business. Raoul has a proven executive management track record and over 30 years of experience driving sales growth in the medical device industry.
Prior to joining Maquet Cardiovascular, Raoul was Vice President of Sales for Boston Scientific, responsible for all US sales of the Cardiac Surgery division. At Boston Scientific he led the transformation of the cardiac surgery division into an enterprise-focused company while growing sales 25% year over year.
Previously, he served as Director of Leadership Development of the Guidant Corporation, where he led the design and implementation of all leadership development sales and marketing strategies. Raoul also served as Manager of Corporate Accounts and Regional Manager of the Guidant Corporation’s cardiac rhythm management division and was recognized by this organization with their most prestigious award, the Circle of Champions as well as the Distinguished Diversity Award for recognition of outstanding contribution to diversity initiatives and played an active role in mentoring and retaining key diversity talent.
He spent the prior 15 years at several multi-nationals, holding several domestic and international executive positions. Raoul serves on the board of directors of Hope Community Fellowship. He earned a BS degree at St. Thomas University and a MS from Mercy College.
Chief Financial Officer Americas
Maximo Nougues joined Maquet in 2008 with the acquisition of the Cardiac Surgery division of Boston Scientific. He is currently the Vice President of Finance for Maquet Cardiovascular U.S. SSU. Mr. Nougues brings more than 12 years of experience in finance, strategic planning and business development to the Maquet organization.
Prior to joining Maquet, Mr. Nougues held various finance positions of increasing responsibility for Boston Scientific and The Clorox Company.
Mr. Nougues holds an M.S. in business administration from the Universidad del Norte Santo Tomas de Aquino, Tucuman, Argentina and an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco McLaren School of Business.
Chief Commercial Officer Americas
Philip Freed joined MAQUET Medical systems in 2009. His team manages all operational marketing, communications and trade shows in North America and works with the company’s global marketing groups.
Mr. Freed brings more than 20 years of experience in clinical healthcare, hospital administration and sales and marketing to the Maquet organization. Prior to joining Maquet, Mr. Freed held positions with Cardica as the director of marketing and as a regional sales manager. He was previously employed by Intuitive Surgical in regional sales management, and at Johnson & Johnson in the medical device & diagnostic sector for cardiovascular product development, marketing and clinical education. In his hospital administrative roles, he was a chief of surgical services and a clinical department coordinator for New York City-based medical centers.
Mr. Freed holds an undergraduate degree in emergency management from Springfield College in Massachusetts and two postgraduate degrees – one from Cornell University Medical College as a physician assistant and a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
President Latin American Region
In his present role as President of Latin America, Norman was one of the first to move to a Group Approach by combining the businesses of ArjoHuntleigh, Getinge Infection Control and Maquet Medical Systems in 2012. His successful revenue and management model grew his business from $5 million to $130 million USD.
Norman joined Maquet in 1995 with Getinge’s legacy Heraeus acquisition managing the Group’s telemedicine franchise. In 2003, he created the Maquet Brazil organization and in 2009 opened Mexico’s first Sales and Service Organization (SSU) for Maquet. In 2012, he created a SSU in Columbia and later that year assumed responsibilities in Latin America for the integrated Getinge commercial business.
President Acute Care Therapies United States
Greg Master joined Maquet through the acquisition of Guidant Cardiac Surgery and rapidly moved from the position of Sales Territory Manager to Senior Area Director of sales. The sales regions that he led as Area Director of sales maintain the top seeded positions for Cardiovascular sales.
Prior to joining Maquet, Mr. Master served as Area Vice President of sales at Authoria, Inc. He spent eight years at U.S. Surgical Corporation in various sales positions including Regional Sales Director. Throughout his career, which has spanned six different sales organizations in nearly 28 years, Mr. Master has consistently over-achieved milestones in sales and executive development.
Mr. Master holds a B.A. in marketing and management from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.
President Surgical Workflows and Infection Control United States
Chris Odom is the Vice President of MAQUET Cardiovascular, U.S. SSU. In this position, he is responsible for all sales functions for MAQUET Cardiovascular in the U.S.
Mr. Odom has been with Maquet for eight years. He brings to the Maquet organization more than 24 years of experience in the medical sales industry, having held direct sales, sales management and national accounts positions with such companies as Johnson & Johnson, Safeskin, LifeWatch and Guidant.
Anne Sigouin is responsible for the newly-combined ArjoHuntleigh, Getinge Infection Control, and Maquet businesses in Canada. Anne joined the company in 2011 as the Managing Director of the ArjoHuntleigh business in Canada. In 2015 she accepted additional responsibility leading the Global Task Force Rental Excellence for the business. Prior to joining ArjoHuntleigh, Anne spent 16 years with Johnson & Johnson. During her tenure at Johnson & Johnson, she held numerous leadership roles of increasing responsibility in Canada and the US in the areas of marketing and sales for the Ethicon businesses. Anne has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia University in Montreal.
President, Patient and Post-Acute Care United States
Brian joined ArjoHuntleigh in 2013 as Vice President Marketing before taking on Sales and Commercial Operations and is currently serving as Interim President and CEO. Brian has over 20 years of leadership experience in the Medical Device industry with companies such as Covidien, Tyco Healthcare and Mallinckrodt.
Abraham Ronai, Esq.
General Counsel, Americas
Vice President, Global Intellectual Property
Abraham Ronai is responsible for managing all legal matters for the newly-combined Maquet, ArjoHuntleigh, and Getinge Infection Control businesses in the Americas. Mr. Ronai joined Maquet in 2010. Previously, Mr. Ronai practiced law at two well-respected NYC law firms and worked in-house for Datascope Corp., a leader in the cardiac support space. Mr. Ronai received a bachelor's degree with distinction in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.