Richard A. Packer
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Packer joined the Company in 1992 and became President of ZOLL in 1996, a position he held until Mr. Rennert's recent appointment. During 1996, he served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company and acted as interim Vice President of North American Sales. From 1992 to 1995 he served as the Company's Vice President of Operations. Prior to 1992, he was Vice President of various functions at Whistler Corporation, a consumer electronics company. Mr. Packer holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, as well as engineering degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Jonathan A. Rennert
Mr. Rennert joined the Company in June 2008. Prior to joining ZOLL, Mr. Rennert served as President and Chief Executive Officer of BioProcessors Corporation, a venture-financed life science tools developer. He previously held positions in general management, manufacturing and engineering with PerkinElmer, Inc. and United Technologies' Carrier Corporation. Earlier in his career, he was employed by General Electric and Anderson Consulting. Mr. Rennert holds MS degrees in management and mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a BS in engineering, mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University.
A. Ernest Whiton
Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining ZOLL, Mr. Whiton was Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Ionics, Inc., a global separations technology company, which he joined in 1993. Prior to Ionics, he was a Manager at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Whiton holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in accountancy from Bentley College.
Aaron M. Grossman
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Mr. Grossman joined the Company as General Counsel, Vice President in October 2011. His legal expertise includes managing all aspects of the legal function, including SEC and public company compliance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, employment, corporate governance, intellectual property, and litigation. Prior to ZOLL, he served in a similar capacity at LeMaitre Vascular, Inc., a publicly traded medical device company based in Burlington, Mass., with operations in 15 countries. Earlier, from 1999 to 2002, Mr. Grossman was a Corporate Attorney at Goulston & Storrs in Boston. He received an AB in political science from Vassar College, an MALD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and a JD from Harvard Law School.
John P. Bergeron
Vice President and Corporate Treasurer
Mr. Bergeron joined the Company in August 2000. Previously, Mr. Bergeron was Vice President at Ionics Corporation, a global separations technology company, where he also served as Corporate Treasurer and Tax Director. Prior to joining Ionics in 1988, Mr. Bergeron served in a variety of tax positions at other multinational corporations. Mr. Bergeron received a BBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a MS in taxation from Bentley College.
Steven K. Flora
Senior Vice President and Vice President of North American Sales
Mr. Flora joined ZOLL in 1998 as Vice President of North American Sales. Prior to ZOLL, Mr. Flora spent 16 years in various positions with Marquette Medical Systems, a manufacturer of cardiovascular and physiological monitoring systems. He last served as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Flora received his bachelor of science Degree in biology from the University of Illinois.
Ward M. Hamilton
Senior Vice President
Mr. Hamilton joined ZOLL in 1992 as Vice President of Marketing. Prior to ZOLL, Mr. Hamilton was a Director of Marketing at Laerdal Medical Corporation and developed and managed defibrillators, physiological monitors and non-invasive blood pressure devices at Datascope Corporation. Mr. Hamilton holds a master's degree in public administration from the University of California.
Alex N. Moghadam
Vice President of International Operations
Mr. Moghadam joined the Company in January 2005. Prior to joining the Company, from 1995-2005 Mr. Moghadam held a variety of commercial and operational roles with Thermo Electron which included eight years of overseas assignments in Asia (Shanghai, Hong Kong) and France. Mr. Moghadam holds an MBA from DePaul University, a master of international management degree from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), and a BS in biology from Loyola University of Chicago.
Elijah A. White
Vice President of Marketing
Mr. White joined the company in October 2012. Prior to joining ZOLL, he was Director of North American Marketing for Haemonetics, Inc., a publicly traded company that provides innovative blood management solutions. Previously, Mr. White was Vice President and General Manager of Orthofix, Inc., where he was responsible for managing the company's vascular division. Earlier in his career, he was employed by Medtronic, Inc. and Merck & Co. From 1996 to 2000, he served as a naval submarine officer aboard the USS Cheyenne. Mr. White holds a BA in applied mathematics and an MBA, both from Harvard University.
Dr. E. Jane Wilson
Vice President of Research and Development
Dr. Wilson, with more that 25 years of experience in medical device product development, joined ZOLL in May 2007. Prior to ZOLL, she was Vice President of Research and Development at Haemonetics Corp. Earlier, she held executive research and development positions at Baxter Healthcare and Abbott Laboratories. Dr. Wilson is a graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University, where she earned an MS and PhD in nuclear chemistry. She also holds a BS in chemistry from the University of Virginia.