REVA Medical's talented executive management team has extensive depth and breadth of experience working with start-up and development companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device fields.Show All
Chief Executive Officer
Regina Groves joined REVA as Chief Executive Officer in September 2015. Her background encompasses more than 30 years’ experience in medical devices, executive leadership, and financial management. Prior to joining REVA, Ms. Groves served as Vice President and General Manager of the AF Solutions, Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure division of Medtronic, a leading global medical technology company. Previously she held positions at Medtronic of Vice President of Quality and Regulatory for the Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management (“CRDM”) business and Vice President and General Manager for Patient Management CRDM. Her experience also includes positions with McKinsey & Company, Inc., several health care companies, including direct providers, and involvement with start-up companies. Ms. Groves received her MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and her BS in Pharmacy from the University of Florida. She currently serves on the board of three private companies.
CFO and Corporate Secretary
Katrina Thompson has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary since 2003. Her experience encompasses over 30 years in accounting, finance, and corporate administration. Prior to joining REVA in 2003, Ms. Thompson held senior financial positions in the telecommunications, commercial real estate development, commercial nursery, and high technology industries. She spent the early part of her career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse, a provider of tax, audit and advisory services. Ms. Thompson received her B.S. in Business Administration from San Diego State University.
Sr. Vice President, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Jeffrey Anderson has served as our Senior Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory affairs since December 2013 and as our Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory affairs since February 2011, a position he previously held at REVA from 2004 to 2008. He has over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry, including his positions of Vice President of Clinical & Regulatory Affairs and Vice President of Research & Development for Neomend, a biomedical device company engaged in the development and commercialization of surgical wound healing products, where he served from October 2008 through February 2011. Additionally, Mr. Anderson has held senior positions at Abbott Vascular, Jomed, CRS Clinical Research, and Medtronic. He received his B.S. in Physics from California State University at Fullerton.
Sr. Vice President, Operations
Richard Kimes has served as our Senior Vice President of Operations since January 2016. His background comprises over 25 years of operations experience in the medical device industry. Prior to joining REVA, Mr. Kimes held positions of Senior Vice President of Operations for Volcano Corporation and Director of Operations and Process Engineering for Drug-Eluting Stents for Guidant Corporation (now Abbott Laboratories). He also held senior operations positions at mNemoscience GmbH and Elixir Medical Corporation. Mr. Kimes received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah.
Vice President, Europe
Carmelo Mastrandrea joined REVA as Vice President, Europe in August 2017. His background encompasses 17 years of experience in sales, with 14 years in the medical device industry, including over ten years in cardiovascular medical devices. Prior to joining REVA, he most recently served as General Manager for Biosensors Europe SA’s business in the D-A-CH region (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland). Previously, he held sales management positions with Biotronik Schweiz AG, and Guidant AG. Mr. Mastrandrea received Swiss Federal diplomas in Machine Engineering from Mitecha Engineering School in Aarau and Business from KV Business School in Basel.