BROOKFIELD, Wis., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Technologies®, a leading provider of radio frequency identification monitoring systems and healthcare security solutions, announces the hiring of Mark Harwood as company President. Harwood is a former Vice President of Baxter International, Inc. and former President and CEO of Arjo, Inc. He brings to his new position an outstanding record of success in the high-tech, healthcare and medical device industries.
"Mark is a high energy person with a broad background," said Glenn Jonas, CEO of RF Technologies. "He has exceptionally deep experience in the Senior Care market area running operations in Europe and the U.S. for Arjo. In addition, Baxter has provided him with significant experience overseeing technical and service areas. We are looking forward to his leadership and confident in the direction he will take the company."
"I am excited to be part of RF Technologies," said Mark Harwood, President of the firm. "The strength of the team in place is impressive and I see broad potential for growth in both new and existing areas. I am looking forward to taking on new challenges and to turning opportunities into the kind of results that not only increase revenue, but also strengthen the RF Technologies brand in the marketplace."
Harwood's track record boasts dramatic increases in market share, revenue and profitability for leading organizations. As the VP of Baxter International, Harwood directed and developed the Global Technical Services (GTS) business for the firm across North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Europe. He had full responsibility for P&L and organic growth, supply chain activity, new product development and global standards. Prior to that, as President of Arjo North America, Harwood drove multiple initiatives that resulted in a rapid doubling of sales over a period of only three years.
Harwood earned a Bachelor of Science from the Oxford College of Technology and Engineering in Oxford, England. He is affiliated with the Institute of Engineering & Technology (MIET) and the Institute of Directors, United Kingdom (IOD).
About RF Technologies
RF Technologies is a leading provider of comprehensive, integrated RFID Safety and Security systems, Wi-Fi RTLS systems, and healthcare enterprise solutions. With an installed base of more than 10,000 systems worldwide, RF Technologies specializes in state-of-the-art healthcare solutions for senior care facilities and hospitals, including Code Alert® Wandering Management, Wireless Call and Fall Management Solutions, Safe Place® ED and Infant Security Solutions, and PinPoint® RTLS Location-Aware Solutions. The company is credited with inventing the first RFID infant security system, which was designed and developed by nurse clinicians. It was the first in the industry to invent Peer-to-Peer Wi-Fi RTLS, and to offer Remote Monitoring, RF Consulting and 24x7 technical support by RF Technologies' staff specialists and a nationwide service management team. www.rft.com
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