Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> July 17, 2000

John Metz – Bio-plexus Inc (bplx)

JOHN METZ, President and CEO of Bio-Plexus, Inc., joined the company from Kimberly-Clark Corporation, where he most recently served as President, Strategic Acquisitions for its Professional Health Care business. He was also responsible for Kimberly-Clark Ventures, LLC, Kimberly-Clark's venture capital investment arm for emerging medical technologies and companies. Mr. Metz has more than 25 years of experience in the medical products industry, including eight in marketing for McKesson Corp. and Becton Dickinson & Company. In 1982, Mr. Metz joined Kimberly-Clark as Director of a start-up business unit. From there, he quickly rose to Vice President of Hospital Sales and Marketing for Professional Health Care, to Vice President and General Manager, and ultimately President of Professional Health Care. He is noted for his achievements in growing businesses through dramatically increased product sales and through strategic acquisitions. Mr. Metz holds an MBA from Stanford University. Profile
TWST: Would you mind providing our readers with an overview of Bio-

Plexus, Inc.?

Mr. Metz: Bio-Plexus designs, develops, manufactures, and markets

products that are medical devices that help