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CMR Surgical Appoints Senior MedTech Leader for Asia, Middle East and Africa region


CMR Surgical (CMR) has announced that Supratim Bose has joined the Company as Senior Advisor to the CEO. In his role, Supratim will oversee CMR’s commercial operations in Asia, the Middle East and Africa, providing strong commercial expertise and leadership in some of the fastest growing markets in the world. This appointment will support CMR’s next phase of growth as it enters new markets and further accelerates its global sales.

Supratim joins CMR with over 40 years of extensive senior leadership experience in the medical technology industry. He has held several leadership positions in global organisations, including Johnson & Johnson (J&J), Boston Scientific and ConvaTec.

Per Vegard Nerseth, CEO of CMR Surgical, commented: “Supratim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from his leadership positions in some of the world’s largest medical device companies. He brings deep knowledge of successfully growing global commercial organisations, with a focus on Asia, Middle East and Africa. At CMR, our mission is to make surgical robotics more accessible and as these regions are expected to be some of the fastest growing markets, Supratim will be an invaluable addition to our team as we continue to grow and expand hospital access to surgical robotics.”

Supratim Bose, Senior Advisor to the CEO of CMR Surgical, commented: “I have been following CMR’s journey since the launch of Versius and I am excited to join a company that is disrupting the market and opening up the opportunity for hospitals and patients to benefit from surgical robotics. I look forward to working with the team to serve more patients and drive further growth across Asia, the Middle East and Africa.”

Supratim started his career with Johnson & Johnson in 1981 and worked with the company for 29 years, holding various leadership positions of increasing responsibility. He as a member of the global operating committee was responsible for setting the strategic direction for the US$23 billion Medical Devices and Diagnostics business globally and for all the Medical Devices and Diagnostics business in Asia Pacific. In 2012, Bose joined Boston Scientific Corporation as the Executive Vice-President and President of Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and an Executive Committee Member. During this time, he was responsible for all of the Boston Scientific Corporation companies in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa region, including Turkey and Central Asia. He served in this role for six years before moving to ConvaTec in 2020 as the President & Chief Operating Officer, Global Emerging Markets.

Source: CMR Surgical

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