James M. Beck
Interim Chief Executive Officer and Director; Director since 2018
James M. Beck has more than 30 years of healthcare services and distribution general management experience. Jim most recently served as Executive Chairman of Medical Specialties Distributors, a leading service solution provider serving the home infusion, home medical equipment, and oncology markets. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MSD. McKesson recently acquired medical Specialty Distributors (MSD) for $800 million. Prior to joining MSD, Jim held various executive and management positions with leading healthcare companies such as American Hospital Supply/Baxter Healthcare, AMSCO International, Spectrum Healthcare, and SHPS Health Management Solutions.
Chief Financial Officer
Karen Fisher has more than 25 years of financial experience in a variety of industries, most recently serving as the Assistant Controller for a global consumer products company. She has also held roles such as Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer, and Controller. Ms. Fisher held multiple financial management roles covering financial analysis and reporting, budgeting, forecasting, acquisitions, and cash management. She is thoroughly knowledgeable in compliance with SEC regulation, GAAP, 10Q’s, 10K’s and Sarbanes-Oxley. Ms. Fisher is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Arizona State University with a BS in Accounting.
Chief Operating Officer
Manny Marques has an engineering background in FDA Class II & III medical devices. He has a proven history of effectively transferring new products from R&D into manufacturing, while also reducing operating and manufacturing costs of existing products. Mr. Marques is a champion at enhancing operational management via implementation of Lean 6-Sigma Manufacturing techniques. Mr. Marques holds two U.S. patents for cardiovascular medical devices. Manny obtained a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology and also an MS in Engineering Management from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Vice President of Global Commercialization
Mr. Bennett’s experience spans healthcare product categories, care settings, and end markets, including medical devices / technology, pharmaceuticals, biologics, acute care, and home care. He has been responsible for growth in both U.S. and international markets.
He joins KORU Medical from Salter Labs, a global anesthesia and respiratory medical device manufacturer, where he served as Vice President Sales, Marketing, and Business Development beginning in 2012. Salter Labs merged with SunMed in 2019. Prior to this, he was with Baxter Healthcare, a Fortune 500 diversified global pharmaceutical and device manufacturer. At Baxter he focused on pharmaceuticals and biologics, with an emphasis on product and market development addressing nutrition, hydration, and hemophilia. Mr. Bennett began his career at PwC Consulting (now IBM Global Business Services).
Mr. Bennett received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was a Siebel Scholar and recipient of the Richard M. Clewett Award, and his BBA from Northwood University.
Brian Schiller, PhD
Vice President of Medical Affairs
Brian Schiller, PhD, is a senior leader with diverse medical affairs and clinical research experience spanning global strategic development, product launch, legal, regulatory and compliance alignment, recruitment and leadership of field medical teams, professional medical education, publication planning and medical communication strategy, company- and investigator-sponsored clinical research, medical marketing and health outcomes research. He has demonstrated success across a wide array of specialty areas including internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, immunology, neurology/neuropsychiatry, dermatology, orthopedics, general and gynecologic surgery.
Prior to joining RMS (now KORU Medical Systems), Dr. Schiller was Senior Director and Head of Field Medical, North America Medical Affairs at Sanofi (Genzyme) since 2009. From 2005-2008 Dr. Schiller worked at Avanir Pharmaceuticals; initially as an Associate Director of Medical Affairs, and later as Associate Director of Clinical Research and Medical Affairs. Dr. Schiller also held leadership roles at Amgen from 2002-2005 and at Bristol Myers Squibb from 1999-2002.