Wendel Barr serves as a director. Mr. Barr has over 25 years of experience on the leading edge in the medical devices and life sciences industries. From September 2017 through November 2019, Mr. Barr was the Chief Executive Officer, President and director of Vium, Inc., a translational medicine and biotechnology company focused on improving the success of drug development
through the creation of more precise and reproducible disease models.
Prior to Vium, Mr. Barr was the Chief Executive Officer and director of Synteract, Inc., a full service, global contract research organization dedicated to the clinical research needs of biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies.
Prior to Synteract, Mr. Barr was at Covance from 2000 through 2011, where he had multiple roles, including Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. Prior to Covance, Wendel Barr was Vice President and General Manager at Marconi Medical Systems and also held several positions of increasing responsibility with GE Healthcare including General Manager from 1984 to 1999.
Mr. Barr earned a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from DeVry University and a M.B.A. from the National University.
We believe that Mr. Barr’s extensive experience leading companies in the medical devices and life sciences space makes him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.