DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wetrich Group LLC, an advisory firm focused on the health care industry, today announced the company has appointed Carl Meyer to serve as executive vice president and to assist with the company’s key commercial activities.
“Carl will be an invaluable addition to the Wetrich team and will help our efforts to provide superior counsel to health care organizations,” said James G. Wetrich, FACHE, chief executive officer. “His experience and knowledge of the health care industry will be instrumental in helping our clients overcome challenges and succeed in the health care marketplace.”
Meyer has an extensive background in the health care industry with leadership experience ranging from technology to distribution and device company positions. As executive vice president, Meyer will oversee The Wetrich Group’s marketing, sales and operations service offerings. As a chief consultant with more than 25 years of experience in the health care industry, Meyer will ensure The Wetrich Group’s clients receive key strategic recommendations to reach their business objectives.
“I am excited for the opportunity to work with The Wetrich Group to bring more resources to help our clients discover ways to improve their business during the currently evolving health care landscape,” said Meyer. “It is critical for health care companies to optimize their business operations to, most importantly, help the patients they serve, and increase efficiencies.”
Previously, Meyer served as the vice president of national accounts and distributor relations for BSN Medical Inc. where he helped the organization transition from a direct supply chain to a distribution centric and group purchasing aligned organization. While with BSN, Meyer was responsible for growing sales through these channels, which drove substantial operational efficiencies and operating cost reductions. Meyer also played a key role in the development of BSN’s value proposition and led the process which significantly reduced gray market diversions.
Prior to his work at BSN Medical, Meyer worked for General Medical (later McKesson) as vice president of national accounts where he negotiated distribution agreements in excess of $1.2 billion. Meyer also served on the Board of Healthcare Manufacturer’s Management Council, a professional organization for health care executives in the medical products industry, as well as numerous other industry advisory councils.
ABOUT THE WETRICH GROUP LLC
The Wetrich Group LLC is a health care management consultancy whose associates have more than 100 years of collective experience. Founded in 2001 by James G. Wetrich, FACHE, The Wetrich Group offers a wide variety of health care management advisory services. The Wetrich Group provides partner clients unmatched industry experience and a competitive advantage through strategy rooted deep in sound execution to help businesses achieve significant results. For more information, please visit www.wetrichgroup.com.