LOGAN, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IMDS (Innovative Medical Device Solutions) announced that its board of directors has named Brady R. Shirley to serve as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Since 2006, Mr. Shirley has served as Senior Vice President of Stryker Endoscopy and President of Stryker Communications, a division of Stryker Corporation, where he has spent the last 17 years of his career in a range of General Management, Sales and Marketing roles. During his tenure at Stryker, Mr. Shirley contributed directly to strong annual revenue growth and innovation in the divisions he served.
Wade Fallin, IMDS’ former President and CEO and continuing board member, said that the IMDS board unanimously selected Shirley based on his track record leading a complex organization, as well as his strong executive and personal qualities.
“Shirley came to our attention because of his strong execution skills, his proven ability to lead top-performing teams and his track record in driving shareholder value, particularly through innovation,” said Fallin. “Additionally, his straightforward style and exceptional people skills are a perfect fit with the IMDS culture that serves our employees, partners and investors so well.”
Shirley states, “I am excited about the IMDS of today and tomorrow based on the strategic growth of our Product Sourcing capabilities and a continued strengthening of an already best-in-market Co-Innovation business. IMDS is well positioned to be the leading source of innovation for our strategic OEM partners and we will deliver on that promise.”
“Brady Shirley’s selection as President and CEO positions IMDS for our next phase of major growth. Brady’s medical device experience, energy and customer focus will provide both our customers and stakeholders with exceptional value,” said Harold Linville, IMDS Chairman of the Board.
IMDS provides customized outsourcing services, known as Product Life Cycle SourcingTM, to provide exceptional responsiveness at every stage of the product life cycle – from idea to sale:
IMDS Co-InnovationTM – ideation, product development and patent legal services
IMDS Discovery Research – comparative medicine and product testing services
IMDS Product Sourcing – complete manufacturing and supply chain management solutions