Surmodics recruits general counsel
Nasdaq-listed Surmodics has hired Gordon Weber as senior vice president of legal, general counsel and secretary, effective May 13.
In his new role, Weber is responsible for executive oversight and overall management of the company’s legal team and for providing counsel and guidance on legal matters. He is a member of the senior leadership team reporting directly to president and CEO Gary Maharaj.
Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based Surmodics is a provider of medical device and in-vitro diagnostic technologies to the healthcare industry.
Weber previously served as vice president and general counsel at CHF Solutions, which works on means to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from heart failure and related fluid-overload conditions. Between 2013 and 2017, he was vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Vascular Solutions, and from 2010 to 2013 he was associate general counsel at Smiths Medical. Weber also spent 13 years at law firm Faegre & Benson (now Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath).
‘Gordon is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of combined business and legal experience, including in the medical device industry,’ says Maharaj in a statement. ‘He was our legal representative at Faegre & Benson several years ago, so his past experience with Surmodics, along with his firm understanding of the complex laws and regulations affecting the medical device industry, will be immensely beneficial as we pursue our growth objectives.’