MiMedx today announced it appointed Kate Surdez as chief human resources officer, effective immediately.
The newly created MiMedx chief human resources officer role will guide processes and programs that support sustainable growth. Surdez has more than 20 years of experience in human resources and has led talent acquisition, total rewards, succession and workforce planning, performance coaching and other organizational change management for multinational biotech companies.
“Kate is a seasoned executive with a passion for life sciences. She brings extensive experience in all elements of human resources and will be an influential part of advancing key business initiatives and talent strategies that align with our mission and objectives. I look forward to her contributions on our executive leadership team as we ensure MiMedx remains a long-term destination for top talent, and a thriving environment for our employees,” CEO Timothy Wright said in a news release.
Surdez has held numerous human resources leadership roles at Vaxxinity, Viela Bio, MedImmune and AstraZeneca.
“I am thrilled to join MiMedx to contribute to the collective success of each and every employee,” Surdez said. “This is an extraordinary opportunity to be a part of an organization with industry-leading people, products and customer service that make a difference in the lives of patients.”