Kalms Group establishes Advisory Board

Since the inception of the Kalms Group more than eight years ago, we have successfully grown our team and evolved from a highly specialized reimbursement consultancy to the On-Stop-Shop solution for commercial success of MedTech, Diagnostics, BioTech and HealthIT companies in Germany, Europe and beyond.

To support the future growth of our company and to strengthen our connection with the industry, we are now establishing an advisory board.

Today, Marco Kalms and Stephan Binder, together with the entire team of Kalms Consulting and Kalms Operations are happy to announce that Martin J. Emerson has accepted to become the first member of this newly created advisory board.

“We’re delighted to name a highly recognized medical device business leader to our advisory board”, says Marco Kalms, Co-Founder and CEO of Kalms Consulting. “Marty Emerson brings vast strategic insights and extraordinary global healthcare experience to our company.”

Martin J. Emerson has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Monteris Medical since joining Monteris in July 2016. Mr. Emerson has over 30 years of medical device industry experience, including CEO positions with both private and public companies. Prior to joining Monteris, Marty spent eight years as the President and CEO of Galil Medical, a private company and leader in the cryoablation market.

During his tenure, Galil’s interventional oncology sales increased eightfold, and the company was acquired by BTG plc in June, 2016. During the eight years leading up to Galil, he was President and CEO of American Medical Systems (AMS), a public urology and gynecology device company with sales of over $500 million.

Prior to both Galil and AMS, he held various management positions, both domestic and international, with Boston Scientific Corporation and Baxter International. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at Tepha Medical, SubioMed and Contraline. Previously, Marty served as a board member of Wright Medical, Lifecore Biomedical, Incisive Surgical and AdvaMed. Marty holds a B.S. degree in accounting from Marquette University.

“I am thrilled and honored to be joining the Kalms Consulting team in an advisory role. I have watched this organization from its inception and have always been very impressed with their work.”, says Martin J. Emerson.

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