McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Brian Hitt as Vice President, Market-Payer Access + Health Economics at Avita Medical. Brian will be responsible for the development of the global market and payer access strategy for AVITA Medical’s portfolio to include development of payer coverage strategy, navigation through obtainment of a CPT code, and product evidence evaluation.

Brian is a market access professional with a strong foundational background in pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He most recently served as Senior Director of Health Policy, Reimbursement, and Market Access at Siemens Healthineers, with prior experience at Edwards Lifesciences and Genentech. Brian earned both a bachelor of arts in business economics and an MBA with an emphasis in healthcare management from the University of California, Berkeley. An excellent communicator and strategic thinker, Brian’s education has proven valuable in the healthcare sector as he has applied economics and the ROI concept to multiple technologies. 

AVITA Medical, Inc. is a regenerative medicine company with a technology platform positioned to address unmet medical needs in therapeutic skin restoration. AVITA Medical is advancing the standard of care for burn patients with its novel technology platform, the RECELL® System. The company’s proprietary technology provides innovative treatment solutions derived from the skin’s own regenerative properties. 

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Managing Partner + Co-Founder Chris Bull, Partner Jake Vander Zanden, Director Anne Terry, Executive Recruiters Allison Cox and Andrea Richter, Senior Manager of Search Operations Mallory McDermott, and Research Associate Michael Matranga.