Michelle DeJonge and Dr. James Wood Join YourEncore® as Strategic Advisors for Medical Devices & Diagnostics Practice
Indianapolis, IN, May 10, 2017 (Newswire.com) - YourEncore, Inc. is pleased to announce that both Michelle DeJonge and James (Jimmy) Wood, M.D., have joined the company as Strategic Advisors in the Medical Devices & Diagnostics practice.
YourEncore®, the leading provider of proven expertise to the life sciences, consumer goods, and medical devices and diagnostics industries, recognizes the importance of providing cross-functional expertise for their clients. The organization nurtures a network of Experts rich in technical and strategic expertise that help clients solve complex innovation, compliance, and productivity challenges.
DeJonge has an extensive background in Supply Chain and Operations leadership, which will be extremely valuable to medical devices companies. With a career spanning more than 30 years in supply chain and manufacturing for medical device, pharmaceutical, and CPG companies, she is the former Vice President of the Office of Strategy & Execution for Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain, where she was responsible for managing supply chain and operations across all segments of the organization, with a primary focus in the Medical Devices & Diagnostics division.
"I am excited to bring 30+ years of supply chain experience in solving complex challenges faced by the medical device industry. Now, more than ever, is the need for customer-focused solutions in assuring continuity of quality products and services throughout the globe,” says DeJonge on her decision to join YourEncore.
Dr. Wood brings more than 30 years of experience as an Orthopedic Surgeon building high-functioning healthcare teams and mapping the critical path to solve complex problems. He has participated on design and surgical teaching teams for some of the world’s leading orthopedic implant manufacturers. Dr. Wood has also developed tools to aid surgeons’ understanding of their impact on profitability and outcomes.
Of his decision to join YourEncore, Dr. Wood says, “My many years of clinical practice and consultation experience in the medical devices industry can help medical device companies fully vet their products before they bring them to market. I look forward to sharing my insights with our clients to help them target and satisfy the end user’s needs once their products are in the marketplace. I am pleased to be working with the extensive team of Experts that YourEncore provides.”
Minnie Baylor-Henry, YourEncore Medical Devices & Diagnostics Practice Lead, believes DeJonge and Wood will be extremely valuable additions to the strategic advisory board. “We are excited about the opportunity to bring Ms. DeJonge and Dr. Wood on board. Their years of noteworthy experience and obvious leadership will enhance our ability to help clients looking for true ‘been there-done that’ expertise within our Medical Devices & Diagnostics practice.”
DeJonge earned her bachelor's degree in Package Engineering from Michigan State University and her Master of Business Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH. Dr. Wood earned his M.D. from University of California Irvine.
About YourEncore®: YourEncore is a leading provider of proven expertise, delivering flexible resourcing and consulting services to the biopharma, medical devices and diagnostics and consumer goods industries. YourEncore mobilizes the wisdom and knowledge of highly experienced, immediately effective experts to help companies outthink, outpace, and outperform. Based in Indianapolis, IN, with offices in Cincinnati, OH, and Princeton, NJ, YourEncore was named a "100 Most Brilliant Company" by Entrepreneur Magazine. For more information, visit yourencore.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
Source: YourEncore, Inc.
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