Mark Weisbrod joined Asia Actual in 2019 as our US Commercial Services Expert as a thirty-year veteran of the healthcare industry where he acquired a vast array of insight, expertise, and contacts working for some of the biggest players in the medical device industry. Mark has a successful track record working with leading US medical device distributors, manufacturers, and Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO). His experience includes executive level responsibilities, international business directorship and strategy, marketing and sales, operations management, and corporate accounting and finance.
Mark began his career at Owens & Minor, one of the U.S. healthcare industry’s largest distributor of hospital products with a diversified service portfolio of supply chain technologies, analytics, and clinical supply chain management tools with global annual sales exceeding US$10 billion annually. Mark held a variety of positions rising through the company as Divisional Operations Director and then Division Vice President. He was then tapped to establish and lead O&M’s Asia-Pacific operations in Taiwan which grew to 130 customers within 3 years and annual revenues of US$18 million.
After Owens & Minor, Mark served as Vice President at Teleflex Medical where he was responsible for managing and developing a network of national distributors and dealers in the US for the Pilling Surgical products, a portfolio generating $140 million in domestic distribution sales.
Mark then moved to the Atlanta-based GPO, Broadlane, which at the time, was one of the largest GPOs in the US with 1,100 acute care hospitals and 50,000 non-acute care providers prior to acquisition. There, Mark served as Vice President managing business development in acute care hospitals throughout the eastern United States where he developed and implemented their major product offerings, such as national contracting, pharmacy, procurement services, clinical labor, physician services, capital equipment and IT services.
For the last 10 years, Mark has been leveraging his extensive knowledge, experience and contacts in US medical device sales to assist foreign medical device manufacturers reach their full potential in all of the US healthcare markets.