Earl Thompson President, Chief Executive Officer
Earl joined Verathon in 2016, bringing more than 30 years of multi-industry and global leadership experience. He most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Time Domain Business Unit with Tektronix/Danaher. Prior to joining Danaher, Earl held executive roles and senior leadership positions with Intermec Technologies and Agilent Technologies/Hewlett-Packard. He brings significant leadership experience in multiple functional areas including general management, marketing, business development, and product generation. Earl holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Washington State University and a MBA from Gonzaga University.
John Bowers Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
John brings over 25 years of medical device experience to Verathon. He is responsible for leading the global commercial organization, setting commercial strategies that enable sustained sales growth and development globally. John has held executive roles with SonoSite, Northstar Neuroscience, Guidant, Eli Lilly and Kona Medical. He brings significant leadership experience in multiple functional areas including sales/commercial, marketing, business development and general management. John earned his MBA at Harvard University and holds a BA in Economics-Accounting from Gonzaga University.
Jeff Clark Vice President, Operations
Jeff leads Verathon's global manufacturing operations. He is responsible for developing the global supply chain design, internal material distribution, multi-country manufacturing operations and distribution of parts and medical device systems into the Americas, Europe, Asia, Middle East and rest of world. In addition, Jeff leads the global Technical Services business for Verathon. Jeff has more than 20 years of operations and engineering leadership experience. Prior to joining Verathon, Jeff has held leadership roles with organizations such as Ingersoll-Rand, Terex, Boeing and the United States Navy. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautics from Embrey-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix.
Mary Moore Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance
Mary joined Verathon bringing with her more than 25 years of experience in regulatory, quality assurance and government affairs in the medical device industry. Having previously held several executive-level and senior management positions, Mary most recently served as Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for FUJIFILM’s Endoscopy Division and as the Vice President of Regulatory, Quality, and Administration with FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. Previous to these positions, she held regulatory leadership positions of increasing responsibility with NeuroVista, Cardiac Dimensions, TriPath Imaging and ATL (now Philips). She holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Gonzaga University and a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Washington.
Tracy Olson Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Tracy has worldwide responsibility for all aspects of Verathon finance, including planning, budgeting, reporting, and accounting. She helps drive top and bottom line financial performance and continued development of the financial organization to bring precision, clarity, predictability, and insight to the operations of the business. Tracy has more than 20 years of finance and leadership experience. Prior to joining Verathon, she served as VP of Global Finance, Operations and Service for Precor, a leading fitness equipment manufacturer. Tracy has held leadership roles for companies such as PwC, General Mills, Lang Manufacturing, and Goodrich Aviation Technical Services. She holds a BA in Business Administration from Seattle University, and an MBA from the University of Washington.
Tim Shauf Vice President & General Manager, Respiratory and Surgical Solutions
Tim has a 17-year record of building global revenue and market share across the medical device, bio-tech, and pharmaceutical industries. With previous leadership roles at Covidien, Gilead Sciences, and GlaxoSmithKline, Tim has demonstrated expertise in developing new products and entering new markets as well as accelerating growth for existing products. He is responsible for the Verathon product portfolio that includes GlideScope video laryngoscopes and other surgical technology. Tim holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and a BA in Spanish from Wake Forest University.
Other Senior Leaders
Scott VanderMeer Vice President, USA Sales
Scott is responsible for leading U.S. commercial sales and operations at Verathon, including sales management responsibilities for the Critical Care and Patient Care field sales forces. Scott’s background with Verathon includes more than 10 years’ experience, beginning as a sales representative in 2004. Over that period, Scott held positions as Territory Manager, Regional Manager, and U.S. Sales Director. Prior to Verathon, he served as a Global Sales Consultant for MCI Worldcom for 6 years. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina State University.