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Industry expertise matched with innovative thinking.

Meet the leaders at Facet Technologies who consistently deliver quality products to the marketplace, blending a history of progressive vision with vast experience in product development, design and manufacturing.
  • Kevin Seifert
    Kevin SeifertChairman

    Kevin has more than 20 years of global healthcare experience in medical device manufacturing,
    with particular expertise in the diabetes market.

    • Most recently, he was the Senior Vice President of Nova Biomedical, the global leader for developing whole blood analyzers.
    • Prior to Nova Biomedical, Kevin held executive positions with several major healthcare corporations.
    • He was the President of Becton Dickinson’s Consumer Healthcare division, which is especially significant to us because it includes BD’s diabetes care business.
    • Kevin also served as the President of Valleylab, a division of Covidien (formerly Tyco Healthcare Corporation).
    • He was President of Terumo U.S.
    • Kevin also is very involved with several healthcare committees that are important to our industry.
    • He is the Chairman of the Health Industry Safety Device Committee (HIMA/AdvaMed) and a Board Member of the Global Infection Control¬†Committee (CDC/NIOSH).
    • Howard Baker
      Howard BakerVice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs

      Howard has over 25 years of experience in medical device companies, military and aerospace, developing and implementing advanced quality and regulatory systems.

      • He managed the Barco Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs Department since 1997 across multiple domestic and international locations.
      • After joining Barco, he led the company to its first ISO 9001, AS9100, FAA-145, ISO13485, Health Canada and FDA CFR820 certifications.
      • Prior to Barco, Howard worked in Quality Assurance, Safety, and Production in the Aerospace Industry for Boeing, Rockwell, and United Space Alliance developing advanced quality systems.
      • Howard implemented the first ISO 9001 certification at Kennedy Space Center and served on the Rockwell ISO corporate committee that was responsible for over 50 ISO certifications in Rockwell. Howard also consulted with NASA and Lockheed Martin’s ISO 9001 certifications.
      • Howard has a BS in Business and a Master of Science in Management of Technology from the University of Miami (FL), College of Engineering. Executive¬†education from Harvard Law School, Massachusetts Institute Technology (MIT), and Kellogg School of Management.
      • Don Jackson
        Don JacksonVice President of Finance and Information Systems

        Don has over 20 years of experience primarily with global manufacturing companies.

        • At Facet, he handles financial reporting, planning, accounting, treasury and information technology functions.
        • Prior to joining Facet, Don served for three years as the CFO of Hotel Booking Solutions Incorporated, a venture capital backed software technology firm where he assisted in establishing the corporation and raising three rounds of funding totaling $12 million.
        • Previously he was the CFO of Porex Corporation, a division of WebMD, which manufactured components for medical, life science, industrial and consumer products.
        • Don began his career with the global audit and accounting firm of Arthur Andersen after graduating Magna Cum Laude from Wake Forest University with a B.S. of Accountancy.