Chief Executive, Eucomed
John Wilkinson has over 25 years experience in the medical devices and diagnostics industry.
He has held senior positions in Becton-Dickinson and Ohmeda, before becoming Chief Executive of a medical imaging start-up venture. This was followed by four years as Director General of the Association of British Healthcare Industries in the United Kingdom.
Having global and regional operational responsibilities in the past has given him an insight into healthcare markets worldwide. In addition, he has lived and worked in the USA.
He has given evidence to the UK Health Select Committee on issues such as the cost benefits of new medical technologies and the speed of, and barriers to, adoption of new innovations within the NHS. He also acted as the joint-secretariat with the UK Department of Health for the Healthcare Industries Task Force (HITF).
John was appointed Chief Executive at Eucomed on 1 April 2008. He was awarded an OBE in the 2010 UK New Year's Honours List for services to the medical technology industry.