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Michael McDonald

Director, Quality Assurance

Michael McDonald

Director, Quality Assurance

Bringing forth a robust portfolio of over 20 years of experience, Michael is an industry expert in the medical device space focusing on quality, business process improvement and compliance. Prior to joining Synaptive Medical, Michael held several senior leadership positions including, Principal at Med Device Consulting, Vice President of Quality and Business Process Management at Intelligent Mechatronics Systems and Director of Quality for GE Healthcare Canada.  The breadth of Michael’s experience spans both ends of the spectrum, from leading within conglomerate companies such as SCIEX (a Danaher operating company) to serving as a trusted advisor and client services lead to Fortune 500 multinational corporations in the life science and medical device industries. Groomed by the likes of GE, Danaher and Deloitte, Michael’s strategic leadership at Synaptive includes leading quality assurance, system test, promoting voice of the customer and championing corporate-wide project simplification and stakeholder engagements.  Over his career Michael has been the recipient of a number of awards, including  the GE Healthcare collaborative leadership award and where he also represented GE as the Canadian member on medical imaging, radiation therapy, healthcare IT, electro medical and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers and MDSAP sub-committee. Michael’s mission is to guide and strengthen Synpative to world-class levels in quality and operational excellence as they forge through innovation in the medical device arena. Michael holds a graduate certificate in statistical process control from U of T faculty of engineering, he is a certified lead QMS assessor, six sigma certified, a trained management consultant and holds a DBS leadership certificate from Danaher.

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Michael McDonald

Director, Quality Assurance

Michael McDonald

Director, Quality Assurance

Bringing forth a robust portfolio of over 20 years of experience, Michael is an industry expert in the medical device space focusing on quality, business process improvement and compliance. Prior to joining Synaptive Medical, Michael held several senior leadership positions including, Principal at Med Device Consulting, Vice President of Quality and Business Process Management at Intelligent Mechatronics Systems and Director of Quality for GE Healthcare Canada.  The breadth of Michael’s experience spans both ends of the spectrum, from leading within conglomerate companies such as SCIEX (a Danaher operating company) to serving as a trusted advisor and client services lead to Fortune 500 multinational corporations in the life science and medical device industries. Groomed by the likes of GE, Danaher and Deloitte, Michael’s strategic leadership at Synaptive includes leading quality assurance, system test, promoting voice of the customer and championing corporate-wide project simplification and stakeholder engagements.  Over his career Michael has been the recipient of a number of awards, including  the GE Healthcare collaborative leadership award and where he also represented GE as the Canadian member on medical imaging, radiation therapy, healthcare IT, electro medical and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers and MDSAP sub-committee. Michael’s mission is to guide and strengthen Synpative to world-class levels in quality and operational excellence as they forge through innovation in the medical device arena. Michael holds a graduate certificate in statistical process control from U of T faculty of engineering, he is a certified lead QMS assessor, six sigma certified, a trained management consultant and holds a DBS leadership certificate from Danaher.

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