According to a recent announcement, Healthe, a supplier of sanitization, circadian and biological lighting solutions, has added five new members to the company’s management team. The additions come from backgrounds in engineering, research, marketing, sales, and law, and they reportedly will help drive the company’s plans to scale rapidly. Earlier this year, Healthe launched its Cleanse suite of solutions that use ultraviolet light to sanitize indoor environments.
“We are excited to welcome five new exceptional members to our executive management team as each is highly accomplished in their respective fields. Their experience, knowledge, foresight and drive will be invaluable as we continue to innovate and scale our business in order to respond to today’s critical health and public safety challenges,” said Abe Morris, Executive Chairman, Healthe.
Tom Borger will be Chief Commercial Officer, leading all the company’s sales and marketing efforts. He brings many years of experience in life science industries. Borger held senior management positions at several Fortune 500 companies, including Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline. Mr. Borger also has deep entrepreneurial experience, having founded and served as CEO of a marketing and business strategy solutions company for various global life science businesses. He is the author of “Diary of an Innovator: Finding the Path Not Taken.”
Monica J. Washington Rothbaum, Esq is General Counsel. She is a highly accomplished attorney who brings more than 20 years of diverse legal and executive management experience to the company. Prior to joining Healthe, Rothbaum served as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer for Entia Ventures where she managed corporate, compliance and regulatory, intellectual property, human resources as well as commercial and government contracts for eight portfolio companies within and outside of the United States. Earlier in her career, she worked at the law firms of Covington & Burling and DLA Piper.
David Meckstroth will be the new Chief Marketing Officer. He brings more than 15 years of experience building and promoting global brands across Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG) and technology. Prior to joining Healthe, Mr. Meckstroth spent six years at Samsung Electronics where he held several positions including Head of Integrated Marketing at Samsung Electronics America. Before Samsung, Mr. Meckstroth worked at Procter & Gamble in brand management, consumer and market research, and engineering.
Dr. Wes Naylor, CAPT, USN (Ret) is Head of Government Vertical/Business Development. An accomplished entrepreneur and experienced military and acquisition professional, Naylor has run a variety of companies in the B2B, B2G, and commercial space. Naylor had a distinguished military career, serving as the Commanding Officer of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) and Naval Support Activity Orland. Naylor later became a consultant on national defense projects for the White House, Department of Defense, and the Department of the Navy.
Carlos M. Rodriguez has become Head of Manufacturing and Quality. Rodriguez brings 25 years of experience in global manufacturing, engineering and operational management to his role. Prior to joining Healthe, Rodriguez served as Vice President of World-Wide Engineering and Operations for Night Owl Security Products, a leading consumer security electronics company. He has authored multiple patents in the assistive and wireless communications technology arena.
In addition to these new hires, Healthe recently welcomed 11 members to its Scientific Advisory Board to promote the adoption and continued research of Far-UVC light technology. Hailing from diverse medical, scientific, and environmental backgrounds, the Scientific Advisory Board includes a radiologist, a cancer researcher and a pediatrician.
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Edited by Ken Briodagh