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September 2017  

Fairview Health Gains New COO

M. Osman Akhtar

On August 22, 2017, Fairview Health Services named Osman Akhtar its new chief operating officer. Akhtar comes to Fairview from Sutter Health, where he worked for the past seven years, serving most recently as vice president of bay area operational integration. Akhtar was appointed alongside Mark Welton, who was named chief medical officer, and Laura Reed, who was named to the new position of chief nursing executive. All three senior executives report to President and CEO James Hereford, who made these changes as a way to, “accelerate integration efforts and better position the organization to continue providing the highest quality care in communities throughout Minnesota.” View profile ↓

 

Regulatory Affairs Expert Joins Anika Therapeutics

Steven Chartier

Anika Therapeutics, Inc. appointed Steven Chartier as vice president of regulatory and clinical affairs on August 28, 2017. Chartier, who has more than 25 years of experience leading global regulatory strategy, most recently served as vice president of regulatory affairs and quality assurance for Augmenix, Inc. Chartier spent most of his time working for Infraredx, Inc, where he served as vice president of regulatory affairs, quality and operations from 2007 to 2015 and then as chief operating officer in 2015. Subsequently, Chartier joined PixarBio Corporations, where he served as chief operations officer from 2015 to 2017. Chartier initially launched his career in clinical research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and has maintained a Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) since 2003. View profile ↓


 
 

 

 

M. Osman Akhtar, MHA

Chief Operating Officer

Fairview Health Services

2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454

Tel: (612) 672-6300

Fax: (612) 672-7186

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Leadership® People ID 2010305791

Positions

 

Chief Operating Officer, Fairview Health Services

Start Date: 2017

Location:

2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454 
Tel: (612) 672-6300
Fax: (612) 672-7186

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Saint Louis U 1997 BS, 2000 MHA

 

 

Career History

 

Vice President, Bay Area Operational Integration, Sutter Health (2015-2017)

 

Vice President, Clinical Services and Strategic Development, Sutter Health (2014-2015)

 

Chief Administrative Officer, Sutter Health (2010-2013)

 

Senior Associate Chair and Director, Finance and Administration, Stanford University School of Medicine (2002-2010)

 

 

 

 

Steven Chartier, RAC

Vice President, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs

Anika Therapeutics, Inc.

32 Wiggins Avenue, Bedford, MA 01730

Tel: (781) 457-9000

Fax: (781) 305-9720

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Leadership® People ID 2018923587

Positions

 

Vice President, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs, Anika Therapeutics, Inc.

Start Date: 2017

Location:

32 Wiggins Avenue, Bedford, MA 01730 
Tel: (781) 457-9000
Fax: (781) 305-9720

 

 

Bio

 

Education: St Anselm 1990 BA

 

 

Career History

 

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, Augmenix Inc. (2017)

 

Chief Operations Officer, PixarBio Corporation (2015-2017)

 

Chief Operations Officer, Infraredx Inc. (2015)

 

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Quality and Operations, Infraredx Inc. (2007-2015)