BioSpace.com

Biotech and Pharmaceutical
News & Jobs
Search the Site
 
   
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Channel Medical Device and Diagnostics Channel Clinical Research Channel BioSpace Collaborative    Job Seekers:  Register | Login          Employers:  Register | Login  

NEWSLETTERS
Free Newsletters
Archive
My Subscriptions

NEWS
News by Subject
News by Disease
News by Date
PLoS
Search News
Post Your News
JoVE

CAREER NETWORK
Job Seeker Login
Most Recent Jobs
Browse Biotech Jobs
Search Jobs
Post Resume
Career Fairs
Career Resources
For Employers

HOTBEDS
Regional News
US & Canada
  Biotech Bay
  Biotech Beach
  Genetown
  Pharm Country
  BioCapital
  BioMidwest
  Bio NC
  BioForest
  Southern Pharm
  BioCanada East
  US Device
Europe
Asia

DIVERSITY

INVESTOR
Market Summary
News
IPOs

PROFILES
Company Profiles

START UPS
Companies
Events

INTELLIGENCE
Research Store

INDUSTRY EVENTS
Biotech Events
Post an Event
RESOURCES
Real Estate
Business Opportunities

 News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
eNewsletter Signup
Miles
Km80.5

   

ConvaTec Launches Operations in India


12/14/2012 9:47:38 AM

BANGALORE, India, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer of innovative medical technologies, is pleased to announce the launch of operations in India.

ConvaTec has opened an office in Bangalore at the World Trade Center, which will serve as headquarters for the company's Indian operations. The India office will be inaugurated by the CEO of ConvaTec, Mr. Ken Berger, on Friday, December 14.

The company has also set up a warehouse at Nelamangala on the outskirts of Bangalore, and expects to expand across the country.

"We are excited to begin our operations in India. With a fast-moving economy, India is on the cusp of exciting times, and ConvaTec is committed to growth and a long-term presence in the country," said Ken Berger, CEO of ConvaTec. "We look forward to bringing innovative healthcare technologies and treatments to the Indian market. We view this as an important first step in building a strong presence in an important growth market for ConvaTec."

ConvaTec will market and distribute a variety of innovative medical products to hospitals and other healthcare providers in India. These include advanced wound dressings for patients with acute and chronic wounds such as burns, diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, and venous leg ulcers; and products for those with an ostomy following surgery for colorectal cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. In addition, the company will provide a wide range of hospital products, including catheters and other products used to manage incontinence and support critical care.

"India is making rapid strides towards world-class healthcare, and ConvaTec is uniquely positioned to address these growing needs," said Anand Shirur, Managing Director for ConvaTec in India. "We are bringing affordable, high-tech solutions to hospitals and wound clinics, enabling easy access and benefits from the latest medical technologies."

As in many countries, hospitals and clinics in India face the challenge of providing advanced treatments for increasing incidences of lifestyle and chronic diseases. "ConvaTec is committed to meeting the needs of healthcare professionals and patients in India with unique products that promote healing, improve care and guard against infection," added Shirur.

About ConvaTec

ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have helped improve the lives of millions of people worldwide. With four key focus areas Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care, and Infusion Devices ConvaTec products support healthcare professionals from the hospital to the community health setting. The company has world class manufacturing on nearly every continent and a production network of 12 plants in nine countries. For more information, please visit www.convatec.com.

SOURCE ConvaTec



Read at BioSpace.com

ConvaTec
 
 

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES