Scott Gucciardi Elected Chairman of MedTech Board of Directors
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
MedTech Association, a trade association for New York’s bioscience and medical technology industry, is proud to announce the appointment of Scott Gucciardi, executive vice president at Welch Allyn, as the chairman of the MedTech Board of Directors, effective February 13, 2014.
In this role, Scott will lead MedTech’s Board of Directors to assist the organization in carrying out its mission to develop the relationships, tools, and programs that enable New York State companies to bring tomorrow’s medical solutions to the healthcare marketplace.
“We are extremely excited to have a Chairman of Scott’s character and skills leading the Board in 2014 and beyond,” said Jessica Crawford, president of MedTech. “His extensive experience in the medical device vertical, paired with his unique marketing and business development perspective will be a true asset to MedTech and the New York State Bio/Med community.”
Scott is an experienced c-level medical technology executive. Over the course of his 24-year career with Welch Allyn, Scott has held a variety of management positions of increasing leadership responsibility in product management, strategic business unit management, and new product development. In his most recent leadership positions, Scott served as chief marketing officer and chief product development officer.
Scott has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University and an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School. He also serves as first vice president on the board of directors of Aurora of Central New York and is a member of the advisory board of the Salvation Army Syracuse Area Services.
ABOUT WELCH ALLYN
Welch Allyn helps reduce risk and improve patient safety, satisfaction and outcomes in a variety of clinical settings through a complete range of EMR-interfaced vital signs and cardiac monitoring diagnostic solutions, physical diagnosis instruments, and infection control products. The company specializes in helping doctors, nurses and other frontline providers across the globe streamline workflow by developing innovative solutions that enable immediate access to accurate patient data. A leading global healthcare company founded in 1915 and headquartered in Skaneateles Falls, N.Y. (USA), Welch Allyn is a family-owned business that employs over 2,600 employees in 26 different countries. More information about Welch Allyn and its complete line of connected products and solutions may be found at www.welchallyn.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.