McDermott +Bull has successfully placed Hagit Jarne-Goldshtain as Vice President, Marketing at Nihon Kohden. Working closely with the CEO and the Head of Sales, Hagit will oversee the design and execution of the organization’s product and brand marketing strategy. She will also establish the product marketing function, processes, and infrastructure, and develop upstream marketing capabilities by effectively utilizing customer data to generate actionable insights.

Hagit has a strong background in marketing and has a special ability for bringing solutions to extremely complex problems. Most recently, she was the Director of Marketing, Global Hemorrhagic Stroke at Medtronic, where she led and managed upstream and downstream teams in developing the hemorrhagic space and Medtronic’s global products and solutions offerings. Hagit earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and law from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from IMD.

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.