Oleksy has more than 30 years of experience in the medical device industry serving in a variety of global management positions. Chris became president of ATEK Medical in 2005. Prior to ATEK, Oleksy held several executive supply chain management positions within Medtronic Inc. and, prior to that, Dow Corning Corp.
Oleksy has been known as a supply chain pioneer and thought leader who has developed, authored, presented, and successfully implemented customer-focused value chain thinking for more than 30 years. He was one of the founding authors of the global, industry American National Standards Institute's Supply Chain Operations Reference model (also called SCOR). Chris is a member of the editorial advisory board of Medical Product Outsourcing magazine, is APICS CPIM-certified, and is a graduate of the Kelly Business School at Indiana University.
“Chris’ extensive experience and proven track record implementing global supply chain processes will truly enhance our ability to bring value to our customers while creating strong partnerships with them," said Providien's president and CEO, Jeff Goble.
Providien provides medical devices and advanced manufacturing solutions for the life-sciences industry. The company has completed five acquisitions since its formation in June 2010. In addition to the newest acquisition of Dynaroll Corporation (Sylmar, Calif.), a leading supplier of bearings, and contract manufacturer specializing in precision manufacturing, assembly and testing of advanced components for medical devices, other purcahsed include San Diego, Calif.-based companies Specialty Manufacturing Inc., a provider of plastic thermoformed component manufacturing, engineering and design services to the medical equipment marketplace; Integra Biotechnical; and Emergent Respiratory, a manufacturer of respiratory care products.