Rob McCarthy brings 30 years of experience in the areas of manufacturing and quality for early stage and established pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Prior to joining Channel, Mr. McCarthy served as the Senior Director of Operations and Quality with Conceptus, Inc. Following an acquisition of Conceptus by Bayer Healthcare in 2013, Mr. McCarthy served as the Site Director and Senior Director of Operations and Quality. While at Conceptus/Bayer, Mr. McCarthy led manufacturing line transfers to multiple contract manufacturing facilities along with the implementation of several cost savings and process improvement initiatives with each manufacturer. Mr. McCarthy also led the development, construction and implementation of a new medical device manufacturing facility in Costa Rica. Mr. McCarthy has held manufacturing and quality leadership positions at several other Medical Device and Pharmaceutical companies including Collagen Corporation, Coulter Pharmaceuticals and Cohesion Technologies.