Here’s the latest personnel changes from medical device, diagnostics and life science companies around the nation. For more news on recent hirings and firings in the industry, check out MassDevice’s compilation of the latest personnel moves.
ConvaTec Healthcare announced plans to refinance its senior secured and mezzanine debt facilities.
The Skillman, N.J.-based medical device maker said the restructuring will cover "substantially all of the company’s debt," and take place through a combination of new secured credit facilities and an "offering of one or more series of new notes."
The company also recently appointed 15-year veteran Bradford Barton as president of ConvaTec U.S.
Hollister Inc. filed a pair of lawsuits against C.R. Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) and ConvaTec Inc., accusing the duo of infringing a patent covering its bowel waste management system.
The Libertyville, Ill.-based firm’s suits accuse Bard and ConvaTec of violating its patent for a “Bowel Management System And Waste Collection Bag Therefor.” Bard’s allegedly infringing device is its DigniCare stool management system; ConvaTec is alleged to infringe the patent with its Flexi-Seal and Flexi-Seal Signal fecal management systems.