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Secant Medical Appoints D'Ottavio as VP, Operations

June 23, 2014

Secant Medical has hired John D'Ottavio as Vice President, Operations.

Secant Medical noted that he will oversee all company manufacturing processes, including those within the textile, extrusion and advanced biomaterials departments.

"John's expertise in polymerization, extrusion, process analysis and engineering, and operations management will be a critical asset as we expand our manufacturing and biomaterials development capabilities," said Jeff Robertson, president. "His extensive experience in leading new business efforts and optimizing processes positions our advanced technology platforms for further growth."

According to a media release, D'Ottavio was previously the plant technical manager for JDSU Authentication Solutions Group.

He spent 13 years at Adhesives Research, where he held roles of increasing responsibility within quality and regulatory affairs, commercial development, operations, and product and process development. He also worked at Air Products and Chemicals and Johnson Controls.

Secant Medical provides biomaterials and biomedical textile structures to the medical device industry.

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