Axogen today announced it appointed Jens Schroeder Kemp as chief marketing officer.
Kemp has more than 20 years of strategic marketing, sales and business development experience in the medical device industry. He will report directly to CEO and President Karen Zaderej.
“I am thrilled to welcome Jens to Axogen. His extensive strategic marketing experience and track record of growth is an ideal addition to our team,” Zaderej said in a news release. “We look forward to leveraging his experience combined with the magnitude and strength of our clinical portfolio to drive increased surgeon adoption and support continued innovation of our nerve repair solutions.”
Most recently, Kemp was VP of marketing for Ambu where he led the company’s marketing efforts to create the single-use endoscopy market for multiple clinical applications. Prior to Ambu, Kemp was a management consultant at Production and Engineering Research Association (PERA) and was the co-founder of an artificial intelligence decision support software company called Mindgroup.
“I am very pleased to be joining Axogen at this exciting time,” said Kemp. “Axogen’s portfolio offers clinical benefits to patients and healthcare providers, and I look forward to engaging with surgeons as we continue to innovate and change the standard of care for patients with nerve injuries.”