Team

The Team at Katena

Executive Team

Mark Fletcher

Mark Fletcher

Chief Executive Officer & President

Mark Fletcher

Mark Fletcher

Chief Executive Officer & President

Mark joined the company in February of 2017. Prior to joining Katena, he was the Senior Vice-President and President of the Surgical Technologies division of Medtronic from 1999 through 2016. Mark helped lead Xomed Surgical Products, a market leading otolaryngology device company from 1994-1999. The company led a successful IPO in 1996 then sold to Medtronic in 1999. He also had several senior leadership positions with Stryker, a leading orthopedic company from 1984 to 1994.

Robert Earley

Robert Earley

Chief Financial Officer & Vice-President, Human Resources

Robert Earley

Robert Earley

Chief Financial Officer & Vice-President, Human Resources

Bob became Chief Financial Officer for Katena in April 2017. Most recently Bob was CFO of Laborie Medical Technologies, a Toronto, Ontario based medical device manufacturer. Prior to Laborie, Bob was President and CFO for Bridgeport Tank Trucks, a Texas based oil field services company. Bob has a finance degree from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve.

Raj Yerasi

Raj Yerasi

Vice-President, Strategic Planning

Raj Yerasi

Raj Yerasi

Vice-President, Strategic Planning

Raj joined the company in September of 2016. Prior to joining Katena, Raj served as a finance/data analytics consultant for a number of companies, including Laborie Medical Technologies. He started his career as an investment banker at J.P. Morgan and subsequently worked at a variety of investment funds as a buyside analyst/portfolio manager, investing in both public & private companies.

David Damm

David Damm

Vice-President, Sales

David Damm

David Damm

Vice-President, Sales

David joined the company in September 2017. Most recently, David was with Medtronic where he held several commercial leadership positions including vice president / general manager Global Services, vice president marketing and vice president sales. Prior to Medtronic, David held leadership roles in sales and marketing with Stryker Corporation.

Jeff Brownstein

Jeff Brownstein

Vice-President, Marketing

Jeff Brownstein

Jeff Brownstein

Vice-President, Marketing

Jeff joined Katena in September 2015 as Director of Marketing, assuming the role of Vice-President of Marketing in September of 2018. Prior to joining Katena, Jeff served 13 years as the sales director for the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), with both sales and marketing responsibilities. Prior to ASCRS, Jeff held sales and marketing positions with several firms outside of the ophthalmic space.