Toft Group Executive Search, a global life sciences and healthcare executive recruiting firm, has placed Mr. Thomas Fogarty as Chief Commercial Officer with Ra Medical Systems in Carlsbad, California.
Mr. Fogarty brings over two decades of medical device leadership and commercialization experience to Ra Medical Systems and will oversee all aspects of the company’s commercialization efforts, which include the sales and marketing of its proprietary excimer laser systems that treat tough vascular and dermatological diseases.
Mr. Fogarty has led both early-stage companies and large corporations through commercialization and sales growth. He joins Ra Medical Systems from Neurvana Medical, LLC, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer. Over the years, Mr. Fogarty also worked at Alliance HealthCare Services Inc., Bioness, Inc. and ev3, Inc. (now Medtronic) in various executive, sales and marketing roles. Earlier in Mr. Fogarty’s career, he held sales and marketing positions at Medtronic, Baxter and Johnson & Johnson.
Mr. Fogarty holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a BS in Business Administration from California Polytechnic University.
About Ra Medical Systems
Ra Medical Systems was founded in 2002 and is a commercial-stage medical device company leveraging its advanced excimer laser-based platform for use in the treatment of dermatologic and vascular diseases. DABRA, launched in 2017, is used by physicians as a tool in the endovascular treatment of vascular blockages resulting from lower extremity vascular disease. DABRA quickly, photochemically dissolves plaque to the components of its fundamental chemistry. Pharos launched in 2004 and is used as a tool in the treatment of dermatological skin disorders, including psoriasis and vitiligo.
About Toft Group Executive Search
Toft Group is a global executive search firm fully devoted to life sciences and healthcare, with a focus on innovation-driven companies working at the intersection of biotech and high tech. The team’s extensive relationship network and diversity focus enables Toft Group to present more highly qualified and diverse candidates than clients would otherwise meet. Toft Group excels at quickly filling the hardest to hire leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Francisco, San Diego, and Boston.