Stephen T. Wills, CPA | Executive Chairman and interim Principal Executive Officer
Stephen T. Wills, CPA, MST has served as the Executive Chairman and interim Principal Executive Officer since December 2015 and previously served as lead director and a director of Derma Sciences since July, 2008 and May, 2000, respectively. He also served as our Chief Financial Officer from July, 1997 and Vice President from November, 1997 until his resignation from these positions in July, 2000. Mr. Wills currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Palatin Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Wills currently serves as a director and audit chairman for Miami International Holdings, LLC, a development stage option trading exchange company located in Princeton, New Jersey. Mr. Wills is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1979 and a Master of Science in Taxation from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1994.
Russell Olsen | President of Advanced Wound Care
Russell Olsen has served as President of Advanced Wound Care since August 18, 2016. Mr. Olsen serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of BioD LLC which was acquired by Derma Sciences in August, 2016. Mr. Olsen joined BioD in 2013 as Chief Operating Officer and was named President and Chief Executive Officer in 2014. He has over 25 years of executive management, sales, and marketing experience in the medical and dental industries, working as the President of both Straumann and Keystone Dental, two leading dental implant companies. Additionally, Mr. Olsen has acquired executive management experience from Fortune 500 companies, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Smith & Nephew, as well as most recently serving as Chief Executive Officer of CloudDDS, a dental technology company.
Robert C. Cole | Group President of Traditional Wound Care and Corporate Accounts
Robert C. Cole has served as our Group President of Traditional Wound Care and Corporate Accounts since January, 2013. Previously, he served as our Executive Vice President of Sales from May 2006 and as our Vice President of Sales and Marketing from January 2003 to April 2006. Prior to joining us, Mr. Cole was a Vice President, Sales and held a variety of executive sales positions with B. Braun Medical and predecessor firms beginning in 1974. Mr. Cole earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, cum laude , from St. Vincent’s College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, in 1974.
Frederic Eigner | Executive Vice President for Operations and General Manager of Derma Sciences Canada Inc.
Frederic Eigner has served as our Executive Vice President for Operations and General Manager of our Canadian subsidiary, Derma Sciences Canada Inc., since March, 2005. Previously, beginning in August, 2002, he served as Vice President for Operations of Derma Sciences Canada Inc. Prior to its acquisition by us, he held several positions with Dumex Medical Inc. during the period 1992 until August of 2002, most recently as Executive Vice President. Prior to his association with Dumex Medical Inc., Mr. Eigner held a variety of executive manufacturing positions with The Kendall Company during the period 1980 through 1992, most recently as Director of Manufacturing. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the High Technical School of Kranj, Slovenia, in 1975, a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maribor, Slovenia, in 1980, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 2000.
John E. Yetter | Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
John E. Yetter, CPA has served as our Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer since January, 2013. Beginning in August, 2000, he served as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining us, Mr. Yetter held a variety of senior financial positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Before his association with Bristol-Myers Squibb, he held several supervisory financial positions with Cooper Industries, Inc., Price Waterhouse and Hulse Manufacturing Company. Mr. Yetter is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York Society of Certified Public Accountants. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, magna cum laude , from Boston College School of Management, Boston, Massachusetts in 1975.