INAMED CORP. APPOINTS GERALD L. EHRENS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT
INAMED CORP. APPOINTS GERALD L. EHRENS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
AND VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- INAMED Corp. (NASDAQ: IMDC), headquartered here, announced today the appointment of Gerald L. Ehrens to the newly created position of chief operating officer and senior vice president of corporate development. Ehrens, who has more than 27 years of experience in plastics and health care products, will be responsible for the coordination of all of the company's operating subsidiaries and for the revitalization and expansion of the company's product lines.
Ehrens was most recently vice president and general manager-new business development for Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Corp.'s Specialty Chemicals Division, where he successful increased sales and profits in major market segments including environmental products and services, biomaterials, health and personal care, plastic additives and textile chemicals. Previously, Ehrens was business director and corporate manager for DuPont Co., where he was involved with, among other areas, protective garments and gloves in the health care market.
"INAMED's corporate goals of continuing the best and most innovative technology for existing products and subsidiaries, along with expansion into new medical specialty markets, are custom-made for an individual with Jerry Ehrens' experience and abilities," stated Donald K. McGhan, INAMED chairman. "Jerry brings not only a wealth of biomaterials expertise, but also an impressive track record of profit and sales growth achievement, as well as the management of mature businesses."
Ehrens holds a master of science in industrial administration from George Washington University and a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Princeton University.
INAMED Corp. is a medical device company with 13 operating subsidiaries in the United States and Europe. INAMED develops, manufactures and markets medical devices for the plastic and reconstructive, bariatric and general surgery markets.
/CONTACT: Donald K. McGhan, chairman of INAMED, 805-684-6277; or Jimmy Caplan of Market Makers, 805-569-6919, for INAMED/
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