Meet Our Team

Newmedical has built a leadership team with an unparalleled depth and breadth of knowledge. Our experience is derived from many industries–medical device, pharmaceutical, wound care, consumer products and technology. This melding of experiences has enabled us to achieve double digit growth year after year—with a little fun along the way.

A. Michael Hanna

Chairman & CEO

Mr. Hanna Co-founded Newmedical Technology, Inc. in 2003. In the last 28 years, Mr. Hanna founded and served as a CEO of several startup and global companies in the medical, electronic manufacturing, software and IT industries. He also worked for the US Army Corps of Engineers & the US Navy and held Secret clearance.

He is currently on the boards of BioAngels, NewMedical, ITCC, M&H Investment and previously served on the boards of ITA, OSF, STS, InterPro, Orbis, and DePaul University’s International Management School and is a sought-after speaker at the entrepreneur programs at Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He received a B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.  He also has a degree in Biomechanical Engineering and International Business Administration from Dudley and Birmingham College in the UK.

Haitham Matloub

Sr. Executive Vice President of Technology & Engineering

Mr. Matloub co-founded Newmedical Technology, Inc. in 2003. In the last 30 years, Mr. Matloub also founded and served as a CEO and managing director of several companies in the wound care, medical device, pharmaceutical, communication and IT industries.

Mr. Matloub is the inventor and holder of several medical patents in the wound care, wound irrigation system, scar tissue and transdermal drug delivery. He is also the author of three publications on mathematical modeling of solar water desalination systems.

Mr. Matloub received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and Masters of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Baghdad, College of Engineering.

Mercer Miller

Sr. Executive Vice President of Operations

Mr. Miller joined Newmedical Technology in 2009 as Vice President of Operations and has 35 years of General Management experience in Marketing, Finance, Operations and Merger/Acquisitions. Prior to joining Newmedical, he served in a variety of senior management positions including President and CEO of CapAm Enterprises, General Manager at United Signature Foods, Vice President of Marketing at Kronos Foods and Bunge Foods. His financial background includes management positions at Kraft Foods and the Quaker Oats Company.

Mr. Miller received a B.S. in Marketing and a M.B.A. from the University of Illinois.

Jeff Dziura

Vice President of International

Mr. Dziura joined Newmedical Technology in 2006. With over 20 years’ experience as an International Business Development executive, Mr. Dziura has taken medical device manufacturing companies global by developing international distribution channels and regional-specific marketing strategies for their product lines.

Aside from his achievements in International Sales & Marketing, he has held roles in the medical device sector in various functions including manufacturing, product management, quality assurance and regulatory affairs. His international work has been cited in media outlets including the New York Times, The Economist, National Public Radio and Crain’s Chicago Business.

He is serving his fourth term appointment by U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the Illinois District Export Council, Mr. Dziura received his B.S. degree in Psychology and Communications from Loyola University of Chicago.

Mark Chenoweth

Director of US Sales

Mr. Chenoweth joined Newmedical Technology in 2013 as Director of US Sales & Marketing and is a member of the senior leadership team. He has 13 years in the medical device business and has held senior leadership positions with four leading organizations.

Mr. Chenoweth was formerly with two medical device startup companies, as Vice President of US Sales & Marketing, where he developed and executed the strategic and operational plans to launch new products to the market, while building and leading successful teams of direct and independent sales representatives. Mr. Chenoweth began his medical device career with Stryker CMF/Porex Surgical and was promoted from sales representative into positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing management.

Mr. Chenoweth received a B.S. in Business and Psychology from Northern Illinois University

Lisa Massaad

Director of Marketing

Ms. Massaad joined the Newmedical team in 2014 in anticipation of the launch of the Silagen professional line. She manages all aspects of brand management for the Silagen and NewGel+ brands, and serves as team lead for new product development projects.

Ms. Massaad has 14 years of pharmaceutical industry sales experience including 6 years as an award-winning Regional Sales Director. She joined Advanced Bio-Technologies, Inc. as the National Sales Manager and built its outside sales team. She has directed professional, consumer and international marketing, including the launch of 7 new products, while with ABT/enaltus/Sinclair IS Pharma.

Lisa received a B.A. in Political Science from Allegheny College and a M.A. in Communications/PR from Kent State University.

Dan DeSio

Controller

Mr. DeSio joined Newmedical Technology in 2015. Prior to Newmedical he served in a variety of financial management positions of increasing responsibility at Abbott Laboratories, Leaf Confectionery and Kraft Foods. He has led various financial functions supporting business units, sales, marketing, manufacturing, research and development and technology.

Mr. DeSio is a CPA and received a B.B.A. in Accounting from Loyola University of Chicago and an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from Northwestern University.

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