We are happy to announce Dave Kroekel’s promotion to Senior Vice President, Product Development & Operations, and newest member of the Executive Team. In Dave’s new role, he will continue to be responsible for Product Development and will now also have responsibility for Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and all Operations.
In June 2020, Dave joined Enable as VP, Product Development, and under his leadership we’ve successfully completed design verification and validation, as well as manufacturing readiness activities.
David Kroekel has over 35 years of experience in medical device and combination product operations and product development. He joined Enable from DSM Biomedical, where he was most recently the Biomedical Global Head of Operations, responsible for global leadership of biologics and medical materials manufacturing. Dave previously served as the Innovation Director, where he led new product development and innovation.
Prior to DSM, Dave held various senior positions in the medical device industry as Vice President of R&D for Flowonix Medical and Teleflex Medical, as well as the Sr. Director of R&D for Arrow International’s EMEA business in Belgium and the Czech Republic. Dave earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Lehigh University.