Sweitzer has over 20 years of sales management experience in the medical device industry. Prior to joining SunTech, he was vice president and general manager for infection prevention disposables manufacturer TIDI Products (Neenah, Wis.), as well as director of sales for Smiths Medical (Minneapolis, Minn.). Sweitzer’s leadership experience also comes from his 25 years of service in the United States Army and Army Reserve, retiring in 2012. Throughout his career, he has lived and worked internationally in Central America and Italy.
“Besides his wealth of experience and qualifications, Rob also has a proven track record at SunTech Medical,” said John Dunne, sector vice president of Halma plc, the parent company of SunTech Medical. “I have every confidence that he will successfully lead the company’s global efforts to continually advance blood pressure monitoring technology for customers and patients worldwide.”
As a result of his global experience, Sweitzer, a native English speaker, is fluent in Spanish and Italian, with a working proficiency in Brazilian Portuguese as well as conversational German. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Spanish and Military Science from the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Wis.).