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DALLAS – July 8, 2011 – Essential Healthcare Management (EHM), a healthcare business development firm, has added business development and strategic marketing experts Espen Kateraas and George M. Mathew Jr. They will lead biotechnology and pharmaceutical technology medical suppliers in networking and developing relationships with executive leadership within group purchasing organizations and integrated delivery networks.


Kateraas and Mathew will draw on 25 of years of combined experience in the medical supply industry to assist clients in developing accounts and increasing sales. “We are thrilled to recruit these dynamic individuals, who bring an impressive history of creating positive results for healthcare suppliers,” said EHM Managing Partner Stan Schroeder. “This year, we are focusing on expanding our services and expertise to accommodate every corner of the medical supply industry. Espen Kateraas and Geroge Mathew Jr. are two talented top-tier professionals who will help us continue forward in that direction.”


Kateraas has spent more than 16 years in the pharmaceutical, medical device and biopharmaceutical industry. Previously he worked with Becton Dickenson & Co. as Senior Manager Worldwide Marketing, where he helped develop and launch several products. Between 2006 and 2009, Kateraas served as Vice President and Managing Director at Bavarian Nordic, working to establish the company’s Washington, DC operations in support of a partnership with the US government.


Mathew Jr. brings marketing experience in wide array of therapeutic areas including diabetes, oncology, hemophilia, cardiovascular disease and pain management. He has previously worked for Becton Dickinson & Co., Novo Nordisk, Mayne Pharma, Alpharma and Synvista Therapeutics. Mathew is seasoned in brand management, strategic marketing, operations, sales, business development and market research.


“The team at EHM has a proven track record of creating success for their clients. I am proud to join an organization with pristine reputation in the medical sector,” said Kateraas. Mathews Jr. added, “with all the changes being implemented across the healthcare industry, our combined experience will lead our clients to more development prospects and stronger bottom line.”




About Essential Healthcare Management

Essential Healthcare Management (EHM), a healthcare business development firm, provides the marketing and sales support for companies to create demand for their products and services and generate significant sales. EHM guides clients through the procurement process and connects them with key decision-makers. No other firm can match EHM’s comprehensive scope of services or its performance in the industry.