Udo Scheiner has been named Spectranetics’ senior vice president of international operations, effective as of 23 March. In this role, Scheiner will report directly to Scott Drake, president and chief executive officer, and will be based in Zurich, Switzerland.
Scheiner brings more than 20 years of industry leadership to Spectranetics, having spearheaded operations focused on both vascular intervention and CRM, and was most recently a divisional vice president, EMEA for Abbott Laboratories. Prior to joining Abbott, he held leadership positions at Boston Scientific, including regional vice president and general manager of the Asia Pacific Region, and vice president and general manager of Germany.
“Global expansion is an important part of our growth strategy, and this is a significant step in the process,” said Scott Drake. “Udo’s expertise in international markets and knowledge of our space makes him an ideal fit, and we are very excited to have him on our team.”