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ConvaTec Appoints Erik Zimmer Vice President and General Manager

    Paris (ots/PRNewswire) - ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced that Erik Zimmer has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager within its European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

    Based in Paris, Zimmer will have responsibility for a newly designated region within EMEA, consisting of France, Benelux, Nordic, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East, leading the ConvaTec organization across three core businesses - Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, and Continence and Critical Care.

    Zimmer brings to ConvaTec extensive international business development experience, and joins company from Abbot Laboratories where he has held positions of increasing responsibility over the past 10 years. Most recently he was Senior Director, JAAACEE, including Japan, Asia, Australia, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, Russia, India and China, responsible for all business operations of Abbott Diabetes Care. Before joining Abbot Laboratories, Zimmer held roles in consulting with ZS Associates and in marketing for Disneyland Paris.

    "ConvaTec is seeing a lot of positive momentum in our core business areas across this dynamic yet diverse region," said Paul Moraviec, President, Continence and Critical Care and EMEA Region. "Bringing these strategically important markets together under Erik's leadership gives us the required focus to capitalize on regional opportunities and drive growth."

    About ConvaTec

    ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have helped improve the lives of millions of people worldwide. With four key business divisions - Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care and Infusion Devices - ConvaTec products support health care professionals from the hospital to the community health setting. From its headquarters in Skillman, New Jersey, the company oversees more than 8,000 employees in over 90 countries serving consumers and their health care professionals on six continents. ConvaTec is owned by Nordic Capital and Avista Capital Partners. For more information, please visit

      Punnie Donohue
      Phone: +1-908-904-2151


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