Trice Medical, an early stage medical device company, announced the appointment of William Hawkins to the company's board of directors, effective April 1, 2016. Hawkins joins a distinguished Board of proven industry leaders in their pursuit to revolutionize arthroscopic diagnostics. Mr. Hawkins is a renowned healthcare executive with diverse experience in healthcare delivery, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Mr. Hawkins' most recent position was with Immucor, Inc., where he served as its President and CEO from October 2011 to July 2015; currently, he is its Lead Director. Prior to joining Immucor, Mr. Hawkins served as Chairman and CEO of Medtronic, one of the world's largest and most innovative medical technology companies. Mr. Hawkins' career spans more than three decades. Before joining Medtronic, Mr. Hawkins was the CEO of Novoste, an Atlanta-based medical technology company. Mr. Hawkins has a consistent track record of driving value-creating innovation that has revolutionized medical care and strengthened healthcare systems globally. He has played a leadership role in Washington, DC on both healthcare policy and with matters involving the FDA.