NEWTOWN, Conn. (October 10, 2016)—O2 Concepts announced an expansion of its sales team in the United States with the hire of Ken Abriola as vice president of domestic sales and the promotion of John Lewis to national sales director.

Abriola, who will manage all U.S. sales, has more than 28 years of medical device sales experience, most recently as the manager of Fukuda Denshi’s U.S. sales and marketing. Throughout his career, Abriola has held several executive sales positions, including positions with Drager, Toshiba and Spacelabs, and as such offers specialized experience selling complex capital solutions for medical services providers on a regional and national scale.

“Hiring Ken Abriola demonstrates our commitment to continued expansion of our platform,” said Rob Kent, CEO. “Although we’ve demonstrated growth and taken an industry position in connected technology, we will continue to accumulate market share through the introduction of new products and attracting the best talent from the health care industry.”

In addition, John Lewis has been promoted to national sales director. Lewis will focus on large accounts and national growth strategies, as well as coordinate best-in-class solutions for the Veterans Administration and other government agencies. Lewis was previously southeast regional manager for O2 Concepts.

“The promotion of John Lewis reflects our recognition of one of the best young sales leaders in the industry,” Kent continued. “We are pleased to position John as a resource for our large provider customer group, which we believe will substantially influence the future of our industry.”

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