Bluegrass Vascular Technologies today announced that Dan Beney has joined its executive team as vice president of sales. In this role, Beney will lead the expansion of the company’s sales efforts to drive the utilisation of the Surfacer inside-out access catheter system to facilitate central venous access for patients with venous obstructions.
As per a Bluegrass Vascular press release, Beney has more than 35 years of experience in senior sales leadership positions within the medical device industry. Prior to joining Bluegrass Vascular, he served as vice president of sales at Avenu Medical (acquired by Medtronic), vice president of Focal Therapeutics (acquired by Hologic), vice president of international sales and business development at Cianna Medical (acquired by Merit Medical), vice president of sales and marketing for Intact Medical Corporation (acquired by Medtronic), and as the national sales manager for the breast care division of Johnson & Johnson (formerly Biopsys Medical).
In addition, Beney has also held executive management positions with Conceptus, Neurometrix and Scimed Life Systems. Dan earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising from Michigan State University (East Lansing, USA).
“It is exciting to join a team with such innovative, life-saving technology,” Beney said. “Bluegrass Vascular’s commitment to improving the patient outcomes, and the work the company has done to date to develop and establish the Surfacer system, has created a solid foundation for future growth.”
“Dan is a results-driven leader in the medical device industry who brings extensive experience scaling teams and driving the adoption of innovative technologies,” added Gabriele Niederauer, CEO and president of Bluegrass Vascular. “His sales leadership, professional relationships with key thought leaders, and his strong background in building top performing sales teams, will help to accelerate the company’s growth.”