Mr. Burrows joined MiMedx Group in April 2011 as Vice President of Wound Care to lead the marketing of the Company’s wound care offerings and other exciting products and tissues. He assumed the role Of Vice President of Global Marketing in August 2011 to focus on expanding the Company’s presence in the regenerative tissue market. In October 2012, Mr. Burrows was appointed to the position of Vice President of Corporate Strategy. He has brought to MiMedx over 20 years of experience and expertise in developing and implementing sales and marketing plans that have created prolific growth for numerous medical devices and pharmaceuticals. In March 2014, Mr. Burrows was named Vice President of Clinical and Scientific Liaison.
Mr. Burrows has held positions with notable companies like Johnson & Johnson, Smith & Nephew, W.L. Gore and CryoLife. In Mr. Burrow’s 20-year career, he has amassed a track record for successfully developing and implementing strategic and tactical marketing plans to launch and grow medical devices, human tissue, and pharmaceuticals in the areas of tissue engineering; regenerative medicine; wound closure and healing; growth factor therapy; cardiothoracic, vascular, endovascular surgery; diabetes; women’s health; anesthesia; heart disease; biologics; and bio-active therapeutics.
Mr. Burrows’ most recent role prior to joining MiMedx Group was with CryoLife, Inc., where he served as Director of Marketing and had responsibility for development and execution of marketing plans for allograft tissues for uses in aortic, pulmonary and vascular procedures. Before his tenure with CryoLife, he was Director of Sales & Marketing for Histogen Aesthetics, a startup biotechnology company in the regenerative medicine market. Prior thereto, he was Marketing Director for W.L. Gore from 2006 to 2008 and had responsibility for leading their global marketing efforts in the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) market segment.
From 2001 to 2006, Mr. Burrows served with J&J Wound Management Company, a division of ETHICON, as Director of Professional Education from 2004 to 2006 and as Sr. Product Director from 2001 to 2004. With J&J, he successfully revitalized and re-launched their brand in the highly differentiated and competitive advanced wound care market and directed their formal education programs to drive scientific and clinical utilization rationale. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Burrows served as Vice President of Adient and directed its account teams serving key accounts such as Bristol-Myers Squibb and Ortho-McNeil. He served as Marketing Manager, Acute Care with Smith & Nephew from 1997 to 1999 focusing on their acute care products and supporting the launch of the Company’s novel biotechnology and advanced wound care products. In 1991, Mr. Burrows began his career with Advanced Tissue Sciences, where he held numerous marketing and business development roles.
Mr. Burrows holds degrees in Marketing from Point Loma Nazarene University and an MBA in Marketing & Advertising from University of La Verne. Mr. Burrows received his EMT from Saint Michael’s Medical Center and has also acquired certifications in Wound care (CWCA) and is board certified as a Medical Affairs Specialist Medical Affairs (BCMAS).