David C. Mcdowell
Vice President of Operations
Mr. McDowell joined NUCRYST in July of 2005 to lead the company's sales, supply and new product development effort in the burn and wound care markets. He oversees NUCRYST's quality, engineering, manufacturing, medical coatings research and wound care product development. He brings more than 25 years of management experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer packaged goods industry, both domestic and international. Prior to joining NUCRYST, Mr. McDowell served in senior positions with Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline and Sterling Winthrop. Most recently, he held the position of General Manager Sterile Manufacturing, Head Lens Care Products Global Supply with CIBA Vision, a Novartis company, where he was responsible for global manufacturing and supply of lens care and eye care products. Mr. McDowell is based at NUCRYST's facility in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. He earned a BASC in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto.