Gregory A. Barrett
Lead Independent Director
Gregory A. Barrett has served as a member of our Board since October 2011. Mr. Barrett also serves as the Chairman of the board of Aqua Medical, Inc. and GKC Ltd. From September 2013 to October 2016, Mr. Barrett was the President and Chief Executive Officer of DFINE, Inc., a private medical device company that was acquired by Merit Medical. Mr. Barrett was the Chairperson, President and Chief Executive Officer of BÂRRX Medical, Inc., a private medical device manufacturer and distributer of products to treat gastrointestinal diseases that was acquired by Covidien. Prior to joining BÂRRX Medical in February 2004, from January 2001 through August 2003, Mr. Barrett served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ACMI Corporation, a developer of medical visualization and energy systems; Group Vice President at Boston Scientific Corporation; Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing at both Orthofix Corporation (formerly American Medical Electronics) and Baxter Healthcare. Mr. Barrett holds a B.A. in Marketing from the University of Texas, Austin. Mr. Barrett has held various Board positions with BTG Ltd, Softscope Medical, BaroSense, Monteris Medical, as well as Board positions with the companies in which he was employed. We believe Mr. Barrett’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his more than 43 years of diverse experiences in the medical device industry, including time spent serving as president and Chief Executive Officer of several medical device companies.