Franklin, MA. January 8, 2018 – Tegra Medical, an end-to-end contract manufacturer of medical devices, is pleased to announce that the company has established a European sales presence in Sheffield, UK. The company has hired Neil Garner to serve as Business Development Manager of Europe. Garner will report to Lee Crowe, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
“This is an important step for Tegra Medical’s progression to becoming an international company and offering our end-to-end solutions globally,” said Lee Crowe. “It dovetails nicely with the fact that Tegra Medical is now a member of SFS, which is headquartered in Switzerland and encompasses member companies all over the world. We welcome Neil, who brings us his deep knowledge of the medical device market in Europe and many long-term contacts within European-based OEMs.”
Garner comes to Tegra Medical with a strong background in medical devices and more than 25 years of experience in contract manufacturing. Prior to joining Tegra Medical, Neil worked with Neo Garner, Ltd., a medical device consultancy, where he was Founder and Managing Director. Before Neo Garner, Ltd., Neil worked for Symmetry Medical, (Tecomet), as Senior VP of Medical Products, Operations and Managing Director of Symmetry Medical, Cheltenham and as Operations Director for Corin Medical, Ltd.
Garner holds a Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University and is a member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.