Mike Griffiths, DProf, DMS, CRT, FCMI, AAPWCA
CEO & PresidentDr. Griffiths is a seasoned medical device industry executive who has been the CEO & President of AOTI since 2006. He brings with him over 30 years of experience gained from a wide variety of management positions around the globe working with both start-ups and conglomerates alike. Prior to joining AOTI, Dr. Griffiths was the co-founder and CEO of eVent Medical Ltd., a start-up venture in the critical care ventilation field, which was sold 2006 to the Kobayashi pharmaceutical company of Japan. Prior to eVent Medical, Dr. Griffiths held various senior management positions at Mallinckrodt Inc., Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc., and Hudson RCI, amongst others. Dr. Griffiths is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, holds a Doctorate in Medical Device Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom, a post-graduate Diploma in Management from Kingston University, United Kingdom, and several further engineering and clinical credentials, including that of a Certified Respiratory Therapist.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing – EuropeFreddy graduated from university in Germany with a bachelor's degree in Electronics. He joined the AOTI team in 2003 and has spearheaded the establishment of our European distribution relationships. Prior to AOTI, Freddy was the President of European Sales and Marketing for eVent Medical Ltd from 2000 to 2005. He has also held various sales and engineering positions for a variety of companies including Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Air Liquide, and Toshiba Computing.
Moustafa El-Gohary, MSc, MBA
Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Middle East, Africa, and AsiaMoustafa El-Gohary graduated from the University of London with an MSc in medical electronics & physics, and post-graduate qualifications in equipment management and business administration, and is a member in several regional and international professional bodies in medical devices. Moustafa brings with him over 18 years of experience in the field of marketing and sales, introducing a wide range of critical care medical devices to the Middle Eastern markets. Throughout this period, Moustafa held several management positions for large distribution companies in the Middle East. Moustafa was the Regional Sales Manager for Datascope Patient Monitoring Division in Canada (1998-2003) and the General Manager for VersaMed for Middle East and Africa (GE Health Care Respiratory Care & Sleep Division: 2004-2008).
Robbie Walsh, MS
Vice President of Quality and Regulatory AffairsRobbie has 14 years of experience in the medical device industry, all of which has been in his specialist field of quality assurance and regulatory affairs. As such, he has acquired a considerable wealth of knowledge and expertise on a worldwide scale in quality systems and regulatory submissions, and brings this experience to the AOTI team. During this time Robbie has held various positions within the QA/RA field at senior management level with Puritan Bennett, Tyco Healthcare, eVent Medical Ltd, and Respironics Inc. From an academic perspective, Robbie has an engineering degree in electronics and a master's degree in reliability systems.
Vice President of R&D, Operations and ManufacturingGerry joined AOTI in 2006 to head up their manufacturing operation in Ireland. He comes from eVent Medical Ltd. where he held the executive position of Manufacturing Director with responsibility for global manufacturing. With his background in electronic engineering Gerry has 18 years of experience in the medical device business with industry market leaders such as Puritan Bennett, Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Mallinckrodt, and eVent Medical. Gerry has also held management positions in the areas of Research & Development and International Service within the medical device industry.
Anthony Moffatt, FCCA
CFO & Vice President of Customer ServiceAnthony joined AOTI in January of 2009 and is the company’s CFO and Vice President of Customer Service. Prior to this, Anthony spent 5 years as Financial Controller of eVent Medical Ltd and also worked for a number of years in an accounting practice in Dublin. From an academic perspective, Anthony has a degree in business studies and is a qualified ACCA accountant.
Director of Customer Service & OperationsAfter graduating from California State University, Sacramento with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, Kirsten started her professional career at an up-and-coming technology company in Chicago where she served in the capacity as a Project Coordinator. While there, Kirsten successfully managed high profile virtual marketing projects for multiple consumer goods companies, effectively managing the framework and communication between client, sales, research, design and technology teams. Kirsten joined the AOTI team in January of 2012 as Marketing and Sales Support Manager where she continued the implementation of a customized rental and accounting program. She has provided crucial support to the company’s representatives in the field, creating multiple procedures and documents to help increase company efficiencies. In November of 2013, Kirsten was promoted to Director of Customer Service and Operations, where she manages the day-to-day operations of AOTI’s customer service and warehouse departments. As a former Division 1 athlete, Kirsten strives for excellence in all aspects of her life.