EaglePicher Technologies Names New President of Medical Power Division
Former Vice President of Stryker global operations joins Eaglepicher’s leadership team
St. Louis, MO -- EaglePicher Technologies has named Christopher W. Huntington as the new division president of EaglePicher Medical Power. He will also serve as a senior vice president of the parent company.
Huntington brings 18 years of global experience in the medical device industry. He has held leadership positions in the United States, Europe and Asia spanning general management, business development, mergers and acquisitions, legal and contract manufacturing. As president of EaglePicher Medical Power, Huntington will provide strategic leadership to build on EaglePicher’s strong medical history and accelerate growth as the medical device footprint expands. In his role as senior vice president for EaglePicher Technologies, he will work closely with the senior leadership team to support the growth and expansion across each of the operating divisions.
Prior to joining the EaglePicher® team, Huntington spent six years at Stryker, where he served most recently as vice president of global operations and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Stryker, Huntington served as chief operating officer for Symmetry Surgical, a division of Symmetry Medical, Inc.
Huntington received his Juris Doctorate from DePaul Law School and Bachelor’s in political science from St Lawrence University.
ABOUT EAGLEPICHER MEDICAL POWER
EaglePicher Medical Power is a global leader of implantable power sources for medical devices. The company conducts research and development in its East Greenwich, Rhode Island office and has manufacturing facilities in Vancouver, British Columbia and Joplin, Missouri. For more than 25 years, the company has focused on developing mission-critical, life-sustaining applications. Today as a top supplier of implantable-grade batteries, the company’s extensive list of solutions includes both off-the-shelf primary and rechargeable batteries as well as proprietary customizable solutions. As part of the EaglePicher commitment to patient safety, the company maintains ISO 13485 certification. Learn more about products and services at www.eaglepicher.com/markets/medical
ABOUT EAGLEPICHER TECHNOLOGIES
EaglePicher Technologies, designs, develops and produces mission-critical power solutions. EaglePicher is an industry leading producer of batteries, battery management systems and energetic device. For over 75 years, the company has served highly demanding requirements for defense, aerospace, aviation and medical battery applications. As the leading provider of thermal battery systems, to the Department of Defense, EaglePicher supplies power to the majority of the U.S. military’s missile and precision guided munitions systems. EaglePicher’s space heritage dates to the earliest days of the U.S. space program, from the first satellite to the Mars rovers. The company has provided lithium-ion batteries to military aircraft and high altitude unmanned aerial vehicles. EaglePicher also developed the first human-implantable lithium-ion battery. The company has nine North American manufacturing and research and development sites and over 900 employees.