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Thomas Butts

Company: ZirMed
Location: KY
Industry: Business Services,Healthcare

Biography:
Mr. Thomas William Butts: Tom has been the Chief Executive Officer of ZirMed, Inc. since August of 2011. Mr. Butts served as Chief Executive Officer of Optos, Plc from December 18, 2006 to November 2008. Mr. Butts was responsible for the overall Management and Direction of Optos Plc. Mr. Butts served as President and Chief Operating Officer of IDX Systems Corp., since January 2004 under which his leadership achieved significant growth before...being acquired by GE Healthcare in 2006. Mr. Butts served as General Manager of the Flowcast (formerly Enterprise Solutions) Division of IDX Systems Corp. since January 2002. Mr. Butts served as Vice President of OEC Medical Systems from November 1999 to March 2000 and led the integration and globalization of the vascular and surgical businesses of GE Healthcare and OEC. Mr. Butts served as General Manager of X-Ray Sales and Marketing Europe from March 2000 to December 2001 and General Manager of Business Development of GE Medical Systems of Milwaukee, WI, since 1984.

Mr. Butts spent 17 years with GE Healthcare, where he held a number of leadership positions. He has over twenty years of progressively senior international-level experience within the healthcare sector. He has extensive business development and integration experience and led the acquisition and integration of OEC Medical Systems for GE. He served as Executive Director of Optos Plc from December 2006 to November 2008.

He holds Degree in Business Administration from Western New England College.