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August 31st, 2016

Cook Medical names Jean-Marc Creissel vice president of operations in greater China

Jean-Marc CreisselBloomington, Ind. – Cook Medical is pleased to announce that Jean-Marc Creissel has been named vice president of operations for the greater China region. In his new role, Creissel will work with the global and regional teams in APAC to expand the availability of Cook products in that market.

Since 2010, Creissel has served as global leader of the Urology business unit and was named vice president of the division in 2014. While assuming this new role, Creissel will continue his global responsibility for sales and marketing, product development, financial performance and general management of the Urology division.

“For the past six years, Jean-Marc has done tremendous work to lead our Urology team,” said Pete Yonkman, president of Cook Medical and Cook Group. “Under his leadership, the division has experienced steady growth every year. His passion for making Cook a stone management solution partner for physicians has not only led to the launch of new products but also to innovative delivery systems that provide physicians the capability to treat patients around the world.”

Creissel joined Cook as a sales representative in Paris in 1990. Since then, he has served in a variety of sales and product management roles, including global director of product management as well as sales and marketing manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Creissel moved to the U.S. in 2008 and will relocate to Hong Kong for his new role. He received his state doctorate in pharmacy from the Université Paris Descartes in Paris, France.

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