Advanced Medical Names Chris Locke As CTO

Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc (AMS), specialising in surgical and advanced wound care, on Tuesday said it appointed Chris Locke as its Chief Technology Officer, a newly created post. The appointment is effective on August 9.

As Chief Technology Officer, Chris would be responsible for all innovation, research, development and technology assessments for the Group.

Chris joins AMS from Acelity, the $1.6 billion global KCI franchise, where he has served as Chief Innovation Officer, Vice President, Research & Technology, Senior Director Global Innovation & Strategic Marketing, and Director, Engineering, Design & Technology. At Acelity, Chris was instrumental in the development, creation and launch of its NPWT therapy range and other wound-care & surgical technologies. Chris is also the named inventor on more than 500 US patent applications and 329 granted US patents.

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