InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INFU) (“InfuSystem” or the “Company”), a leading national provider of infusion pumps and related services for the U.S. healthcare industry, today announced its Board of Directors has appointed Eric Steen, who has more than 30 years of medical device and pharmaceutical industry experience, as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2013.
Dilip Singh, who has served as the Company’s Interim CEO since April 2012, will step down from that position on the same date, while continuing as a member of the Board.
“I am proud of the significant progress our InfuSystem team has achieved on a number of important fronts, including a return to profitability, improved operational performance, and strengthened financial footing,” commented Singh. “I am equally delighted the Board has decided that Eric is the right person to advance the Company’s next stage of strategic growth and value creation, and look forward to a smooth transition.”
Eric Steen comes to InfuSystem with a wide range of leadership and management-level experience in sales, marketing, business development, operations, and finance. He previously served as President of Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, turning a start-up into a successful $150 million pharmacy services organization with 25 locations. Concurrently, Steen served as Chief Marketing Officer for B. Braun Medical Inc, a $1.5 billion organization that offers infusion therapy and pain management products and services. Since February 2012, he has been Principal of Eric K. Steen & Associates, a consulting business that provides services to medical device and pharmaceutical companies, including InfuSystem.
“Eric Steen brings an accomplished record of success in the medical device and healthcare services industries,” added InfuSystem Executive Chairman Ryan Morris. “He has demonstrated time and again his ability to drive profitable growth and create value, and is the ideal person to lead InfuSystem through another period of sustained growth. The Board would also like to express its profound thanks to Dilip, who joined us at a critical juncture in the Company’s history. His vision and actions over the past year have helped reaffirm our industry leadership role.”