April 23, 2017 8:04 AM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of Convatec Group Plc

Company Overview

ConvaTec Group Plc develops, manufactures, and markets medical products and technologies worldwide. It offers advanced wound dressings and skin care products for the management of chronic wounds resulting from various conditions, such as diabetes, immobility, and venous disease, as well as for traumatic injury, burns, invasive surgery, and other causes. The company also provides a portfolio of wound dressings that include antimicrobial and foam dressings to manage chronic wounds associated with ageing. In addition, it offers devices, accessories, and services, including Esteem+ one-piece and Natura+ two-piece advanced pouch ranges for people with an ostomy or stoma resulting from colorectal ...

3 Forbury Place

Floor 7

23 Forbury Road

Reading,  RG1 3JH

United Kingdom

Founded in 2008

8,524 Employees


44 11 8952 8100

Key Executives for Convatec Group Plc

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 58
Total Annual Compensation: 202.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Age: 42
Total Annual Compensation: 125.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Convatec Group Plc Key Developments

ConvaTec Group Announces U.S. Launch of Foam Lite

ConvaTec Group Plc (ConvaTec) announced the U.S. launch of Foam Lite ConvaTec dressing, a light, flexible silicone foam dressing for managing low to non-exuding chronic and acute wounds. The launch of Foam Lite ConvaTec dressing continues the company's expansion into large, growing segments of advanced wound care, beginning with the successful launch of AQUACEL Foam dressing into the $1.2 billion foam market and most recently with the European launch of the Avelle negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) system into the fast-growing disposable segment of the NPWT market. Foam Lite ConvaTec dressing is a thin, flexible foam dressing developed specifically for managing low to non-exuding wounds, such as skin abrasions, skin tears and partial thickness burns, which do not require the absorbency of regular foam dressings. The new dressing complements ConvaTec's range of AQUACEL Foam dressings for moderately exuding wounds.

ConvaTec Group plc Announces Demise of Mike Sgrignari

ConvaTec Group Plc announced the death of Mike Sgrignari, Executive Vice President, Operations and member of the Executive Committee of the company. Robert Steele, Executive Vice President, Quality, Regulatory & Clinical Affairs will assume interim responsibility for the Operations function.

ConvaTec Group Plc Expands Partnership with Medtronic

ConvaTec Group Plc announced an expansion of its manufacturing technology platform for the insulin pump therapy business at Medtronic. With this expansion, the company’s Unomedical subsidiary is increasing its production capabilities to sustain the range of infusion sets and insulin pump therapy solutions offered by the Diabetes Group at Medtronic. The arrangement further deepens the companies' long-standing partnership within diabetes care and their shared commitment to meeting the growing demand for insulin pump therapy among people with diabetes. As the partnership enters its third decade, the two companies are working together to develop the next generation of solutions for continuous insulin infusion.

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