McDermott +Bull has successfully placed Gary Counter as Senior Vice President, Sales at Nihon Kohden. Gary will be responsible for the company’s scalability and cohesion by integrating, building, and creating the right teams, processes, and technologies. 

Gary is an engineer turned sales leader with a proven track record of building sales strategy and infrastructure. He has a hands-on, proactive style that delivers solutions efficiently. Gary has climbed the ranks in the patient monitoring business, gaining superb industry knowledge and relevant skill sets, including experience at Spacelabs and Philips.

Founded in Japan in 1951, Nihon Kohden is a leading manufacturer, developer, and distributor of medical electronic equipment, with subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company’s products are now used in more than 120 countries, and it is the largest supplier of electroencephalography products worldwide. A pioneer in transformational healthcare technology, Nihon Kohden has envisioned, designed, and produced revolutionary devices, such as pulse oximeters, arrhythmia analysis, low-invasive blood volume monitoring, and wireless patient monitoring. 

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Partner Jake Vander Zanden, Executive Recruiter Andrea Richter, Senior Research Associate Josh Nichols, and Research Associate Michael Matranga.