Management

Management

Barton P. Bandy
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bandy is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ReShape Lifesciences Inc., with extensive leadership experience in health care, specifically in the bariatric and minimally invasive surgery segments. Most recently, Mr. Bandy was President and Chief Executive Officer of BroadSpot Imaging Corporation, a privately held ophthalmic imaging company, and prior to that he was President of the Wellness Division at Alphaeon Corporation. He previously spent 10 years as the senior executive leading the Inamed and Allergan Health Divisions through the launch, growth and transition of the LAP-BAND®. Mr. Bandy formerly held positions of increased responsibility in sales, marketing and professional education at Ethicon Endo-Surgery and Karl Storz Endoscopy, America.

    Scott Youngstrom
    Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Youngstrom is the Senior Vice President, Finance and has served as Chief Financial Officer since October 2016. Mr. Youngstrom has over 25 years of strategic financial and operational experience in a variety of medical device companies, most recently having served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance at Galil Medical, a leading developer of cryotherapy technology. Prior to Galil Medical, Mr. Youngstrom served as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer at DGIMED Ortho, Inc., a developer of orthopedic medical devices. Mr. Youngstrom has previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance with Anulex Technologies, Enpath Medical, Compex Technologies, Acist Medical Systems, and Cardiotronics.

      Rajesh Nihalani, MD
      Chief Technology Officer

      Dr. Nihalani has served as Chief Technology Officer since May 2017, immediately following the Company’s acquisition of BarioSurg, Inc. From August 2008 to May 2017, Dr. Nihalani served as the Chief Executive Officer of BarioSurg, Inc., a privately held medical device company that developed a minimally invasive and reversible device to treat obesity and glycemic control. Dr. Nihalani holds a medical degree from the University of Nagpur, India.

        Kevin Condrin
        Senior Vice President, Commercial

        Mr. Condrin joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Commercial in May 2019. Mr. Condrin has over 25 years of global experience in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Product Management, Procedure Development, and Training. Prior to joining ReShape Lifesciences, Kevin led the growth and development of numerous novel technologies and procedures primarily in the bariatric, endolumenal, laparoscopic, and advanced visualization spaces. In his many years as a medical device leader, he has held senior positions with increasing responsibilities while at USGI Medical, Medtronic, Covidien, Karl Storz, and Circon ACMI (now Olympus).

          Deborah L. Schmalz
          Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, and Compliance

          Ms. Schmalz has served as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, and Compliance since October 2017. Ms. Schmalz has over 25 years of executive leadership experience in medical device regulatory affairs, clinical research, compliance, and reimbursement. Ms. Schmalz served as a member of the executive team for Empi, Inc., Vascular Solutions, Entellus Medical, Veniti, and most recently served as Senior Director and Executive Director of the Medical Device Division of Medpace from May 2013 to October 2017.

            Vipul Shah
            Senior Vice President of Operations and R&D

            Mr. Shah joined the Company as Vice President of Operations and R&D in February 2018. With more than 18 years of experience in medical device manufacturing management, global supply chain, and information technology, he brings the business and technical requirements needed to ensure effective leadership and management. Prior to joining ReShape Lifesciences, Mr. Shah served as Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations at Presbia, where he oversaw global operations and manufacturing for optical medical device products, established the company’s manufacturing facility, and developed OEM overseas manufacturing. He has also held positions as Director of Manufacturing/Supply Chain for BiovisionAG/Visitome, Global Planning System Analyst at CooperVision, and Operations/IT Manager for Ocular Sciences.