The American College of Phlebology (ACP) board of directors has selected Dean Bender as the new executive director for the ACP and ACP Foundation.
Bender has more than 30 years in global business management and considerable experience in venous and lymphatic medicine. He has served as vice president of business development and marketing for mediUSA, president of CircAid, vice president of global research and development at BSN medical, and was a business director for Bayer Chemicals. He also has been a member of the venous community for 13 years, and served as a board member and treasurer for the ACP Foundation. He has been a member of the ACP since 2008.
“I could not be more pleased to work with Dean as the executive director,” incumbent ACP president Neil Khilnani said. “I have known him a long time and he has proven a passionate advocate for the specialty. It is that passion and commitment that will lead this organisation into the future.”