We are privileged to have Cook Medical sponsor our April event at their magnificent Asia Pacific HQ,s right here in Brisbane. http://www.cookmedical.com
The wonderful team at Cook also has kindly offered to take us on a tour of the facility, the details of which we circulate soon. To accommodate the tour and allow time for pre-formalities networking, we have set a 5 pm start for tours/networking for a 6pm formality kick off.
Please note that the numbers are capped at 100 for the evening!
The keynote speaker for the evening is Dr Samih Nabulsi is Director of operations of Cook Australia and Director of R&D - Asia Pacific. Dr Nabulsi has been involved in the medical devices industry for more than 17 years both in Australia and the UK. The last 12 years have been with Cook Medical and prior to this, spent 5 years in the UK in the medical device field in both academia at Oxford University and industry with GlaxoSmithkline R&D.
Current role includes the management of operations for Cook Medical Australia and the R&D function for Cook Medical in the Asia Pacific region which in addition to general management responsibilities for those functional areas includes the development of strategies for the engagement with external entities for the enhancement of Cook's portfolio with new and complementary technologies.
We will be having other pitches, panel discussion etc with more details of the evening run sheet. coming later.
ABOUT COOK MEDICAL
An unswerving commitment to pioneering healthcare and delivering successful outcomes has been the driving force behind the Company’s growth and development. Today, Cook Medical is the largest privately held medical device manufacturing company in the world with over 15,000 separate products lines, which can be found in hospitals in over 135 countries worldwide.
Cook Medical Australia was founded in 1979 to manufacture and distribute medical products for customers in markets located around the Pacific Rim and Southeast Asia. Originally focused on angiographic and interventional devices, Cook Medical Australia is at the forefront of the development of technology needed to perform in vitro fertilisation and assisted reproduction procedures. Cook Medical Australia is the only manufacturing site in the world that produces custom made stent grafts for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
The Brisbane-based manufacturing facility is Cook Medical’s Asia Pacific headquarters, employing over 450 people locally and over 1000 across the Asia Pacific region.