Former KCI (Acelity), 3M and Siemens Healthcare Vice President Nils Windler joins Spectral MD
LONDON, U.K AND DALLAS, TX, U.S. – Spectral MD Holdings, Ltd. (AIM: SMD), a predictive analytics company that develops proprietary AI algorithms and optical technology for faster and more accurate treatment decisions in wound care, announces the appointment of Nils Windler as Chief Financial Officer, with effect from this week.
Mr. Windler specialises in the areas of healthcare and life sciences and has more than 20 years’ finance and operations experience. In addition, Mr. Windler has a successful track record of leveraging extensive financial, operations and sales experience to fuel revenue growth and enhance profitability, overseeing organisational transformation at the previous companies at which he has served. He also has built a considerable reputation and expert knowledge having worked for global organisations. Mr. Windler has been responsible for transformational commercialisation at high growth companies.
Prior to joining Spectral MD, Mr. Windler served as Vice President, Finance at 3M, a large American multinational conglomerate corporation operating in the fields of industry, worker safety, U.S. health care, and consumer goods. In this role, he helped integrate the $6.7bn acquisition of wound care solutions provider Acelity and its global KCI subsidiaries into 3M’s Health Care Medical Solution Division, 3M’s largest acquisition to date. Prior to its acquisition, Mr. Windler also served as Vice President of Finance for Americas at KCI , for several years and supported the preparation and execution of its exit event. This experience in the wound care sector will prove a valuable addition to Spectral MD’s leadership team as it develops its DeepView® wound imaging platform towards commercialisation.
Prior to KCI, Mr. Windler served as Vice President Finance, Midwest, at Siemens Healthcare where he functioned as the customers’ primary financial interface. At Siemens, Mr. Windler developed and conducted high-level sales and financial presentations and was responsible for budgeting, forecasting, reporting and the order entry process.
Additionally, Mr. Windler has several years of executive Finance and Operations experience in the U.S. and Germany in the Medical Imaging Equipment, Cardiac Rhythm Management and Vascular Intervention space. Mr. Windler holds an MBA, General Management from The Berlin School of Economics & Law and Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, U.K. and a BA, Business Administration, Banking Management, Finance & Investments from The Berlin School of Economics & Law.
Wensheng Fan, CEO of Spectral MD Holdings, Ltd, said: “I am pleased to announce that Nils, a seasoned finance executive with extensive experience growing and transforming high-performing organisations, is joining the Spectral MD leadership team as Chief Financial Officer.
“We are confident his strong financial acumen, proven track record, and deep understanding of our industry makes him an ideal fit to lead Spectral MD’s financial efforts. I look forward to working closely with Nils to accelerate commercialisation, execute our business initiatives, and pursue our path to market.”
Nils Windler, Chief Financial Officer, said: “I am delighted to be joining Spectral MD at such an exciting and transformational time. Spectral MD is at the forefront of creating meaningful, disruptive technology that will significantly improve the wound care sector for patients, clinicians and payers, alike. I look forward to working alongside the entire Spectral MD team to build on the Company’s strong momentum and achieve our strategic goals through to commercialisation and beyond.”