Keynote Presentation

    Alex Hodges
    Vice President and General Manager, Surgical & Infection Prevention, Halyard Health



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    Fighting Hospital Associated Infections: The Frustrating Journey of Launching Innovation in Hospitals

    Get a look into the challenges and solutions for product development and management roles in a healthcare sphere. Alex will present his experience piloting hand hygiene compliance monitoring technologies in a hospital setting with the goal of reducing a leading cause of death in North America. 

    About Alex

    As the Vice President and General Manager for Halyard Health’s Surgical and Infection Prevention division, Alex leads the North American Sales and Marketing organization.  He also leads the Global Strategic Marketing team for S&IP that drives the product portfolio and innovation strategies to support the $1.1 billion business globally. 

    Alex has over 24 years of global marketing and sales experience and holds a B.A. in History from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.  Prior to his current role, Alex was responsible for Kimberly-Clark Healthcare’s global branding and marketing communications function.


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