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Brian Karns Joins Cork Medical as Chief Operating Officer



Cork Medical, a leading global manufacturer of wound care technologies, appointed Brian Karns as Chief Operating Officer to oversee engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain for its Nisus Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Portfolio. As Cork Medical focuses on providing more innovative wound care products to its customer base, Karns’ mastery of organizational growth and strategy will be instrumental to furthering Cork Medical's global success.


For 25 years, Karns has developed and improved organizations by learning effective business strategies, consequently tripling the growth of his previous companies. By applying his technical knowledge and proven leadership, he has maintained organizational success resulting in him being appointed to President for Gared Holdings LLC. then later to become President and Chief Operating Officer for Mesa Industries Inc.


Brian Karns

As Cork Medical bolsters its team, Karns fits the mold of the company's mission to improve lives and by building a sustainable business model and a most viable product line with its wound care devices.


"I've been in manufacturing for more than 25 years,” said Chief Operating Officer Brian Karns. “I have seen and developed organizations that have been successful in growth and sustainability.


As Cork grows its manufacturing footprint, someone like me must come on board who understands the steps it takes to grow and succeed.

I am thrilled to work with Cork Medical's CEO Patrick McGinley. He is the visionary ingrained tactician. I plan to take his developed strategies and help our teams achieve those goals."


As Cork Medical continues to expand its global footprint of wound care products, the addition of Brian Karns will expedite their growth strategies for 2022 and years to come.

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