Griffon Partners Places General Manager for National Medical Manufacturer


Contact: Chris Hock, 330.697.5414, Griffon Partners Places General Manager for National Medical Manufacturer Cleveland, Ohio (March 18, 2015) – Sara Ann MacKinlay was named general manager for Exsurco Medical, a position placed by executive recruiting firm Griffon Partners. Exsurco, based in Birmingham, Ohio, manufactures innovative advanced technology devices for tissue processing and recovery in the Tissue Bank market. “Sara Ann has a great deal of experience in leadership positions in the medical device industry, as well as a proven track record of successfully bringing new products to market, which made her an excellent fit for Exsurco,” said Chris Hock, president, Griffon Partners, who managed Exsurco’s search. “We’re confident Exsurco will prosper and meet its aggressive growth goals with Sara Ann in this position.” MacKinlay most recently held the position of vice president for clinical therapies at Invacare in Elyria, Ohio, where she built a startup division focused on advanced wound care. Prior to that, she held several vice president positions at Smith & Nephew Inc., a leading global medical device company in the fields of wound management, advanced wound devices and skin care products. Griffon Partners was founded in 2000 and is a national, high-quality, high-touch executive search and consulting firm. With practice areas focused on healthcare and B2B products and services, Griffon Partners delivers exceptional results to companies, venture capital and private equity groups. Exceptional metrics include fill and stick rates at just under 100%, average candidate identification cycles under 21 days, and key accounts enjoying annual growth rates of 400 percent after placement. Contact Hock at Griffon Partners at 330.697.5414 or


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