San Rafael, California, November 6, 2017 – NewGen Surgical, maker of sustainably designed medical devices and surgical products, announced the appointment of new board member Ajmal Noorani. Mr. Noorani, an international business executive, brings experience in a variety of private sector backgrounds.
“As NewGen Surgical sharpens our focus on our core mission of reducing plastic waste in operating rooms by redesigning single-use disposal products, we welcome the addition of this outstanding new board member,” said Rob Chase, Founder and President of NewGen Surgical. “Ajmal’s global experience and expertise in business management and strategic alliances will strengthen NewGen Surgical’s ability to take product innovation to scale and increase our impact internationally.”
Mr. Noorani has over 25 years of experience in rapidly accelerating company growth through sales leadership, business P&L management and strategic alliances in the technology sector on a global scale. Most recently, he played a key role in making GlobalLogic a sizable market leader in Product Engineering, and creating enormous value for investors Sequoia Capital, NEA, and Apax Partners.
In his role as Senior Vice President, Mr. Noorani built and managed strategic relationships with some of the world’s largest technology companies in Silicon Valley and around the world. He has held C-level roles at publicly traded iGate (acquired by CapGemini) and Packeteer (acquired by Symantec), and has led M&A transactions in North America, Europe and Asia. He also helped early stage startups raise funding from venture firms as part of Garage Technology Ventures. Early in his career, he was a Management Consultant at Accenture and AVP Corporate Finance at Mellon Bank. Mr. Noorani holds an MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University and a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.
About NewGen Surgical, Inc.
NewGen Surgical, Inc. develops and manufactures sustainably designed, single-use medical devices and surgical products. NewGen Surgical’s mission is to reduce plastic waste in the O.R. by redesigning disposable products. NewGen Surgical offers hospitals and surgery centers a solution to their sustainability programs and meet Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) objectives. Founded in 2012 in the San Francisco Bay Area, NewGen Surgical is a member of Practice Greenhealth’s Greening the OR® Initiative and Think Beyond Plastic Accelerator, and was commended in the 2015 Circular Economy Awards of the Young Global Leaders at the World Economic Forum and a finalist at the 2017 Sustainable Brands Innovation Open. For more information, visit www.newgensurgical.com.