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John MerrittMedical Packaging Product ManagerHarpak-Ulma

Mr. Merritt, currently responsible for medical business development at Harpak-ULMA, is one of the few individuals in the world with extensive international experience, having spent 13 years living and working in Asia,; that also has experience working for leading medical device manufactures such as C.R. Bard, Covidien (Davis & Geck and Professional Medical Products); as well as leading medical packaging material suppliers, including Amcor, Oliver-Tolas; and packaging machinery fabricators..

Mr. Merritt has also been active in academia, having served as International Business Director to the Shanghai Institute for Minimally Invasive Therapy at University of Shanghi for Science and Technology as well as having taught international marketing at Wuhan University. Over the years he has served on editorial review boards for leading industry periodicals in Asia, Europe and North America such as Chinese Medical Device Manufacturing (China), Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News (USA), and Medical Device Technology (UK). Mr. Merritt has made numerous industry presentations in Asia, Europe, and North America, with numerous articles also published in Asia, Europe and North America.

Mr. Merritt holds an MSME, specializing in Manufacturing Engineering from Columbia University (USA) and an MBA, specializing in International Business from the University of Rhode Island (USA) and done doctoral work at Nyenrode Universiteit (The Netherlands) where his research focused on Emerging Market Business Strategies for the Medical Device Sector.