Chairman of the Board & Audit Committee Chair
Mr. Cataford is the CEO and co-founder of Zephyr Sleep Technologies Inc., a medical device company specializing in the treatment and diagnoses of sleep-disordered breathing...
He brings significant technology transfer and early stage company experience to Titan Medical’s board and has served as independent corporate director on a number of public boards of directors at companies listed on the TSX, Nasdaq and TSXV including: Sierra Wireless, Inc., Trakopolis IoT Corp., SemiBioSys Genetics Inc., and AGJunction Inc. Mr. Cataford has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University, an MBA specializing in Finance from Schulich School of Business at York University, and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors – Directors College, Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.
Anthony J. Giovinazzo
Director, Governance/Nominating Committee Chair
As Governance/Nominating Committee Chair on Titan Medical’s board of directors, Mr. Giovinazzo drives continuous improvement of the Company’s governance practices. Mr. Giovinazzo is a director and executive chairman on the board of Sublimity Therapeutics, a private late clinical stage biopharmaceutical company addressing gastrointestinal and autoimmune diseases...
He is a co-inventor of the recent FDA approved drug Kynmobi, developed by Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CYNA) where Mr. Giovinazzo was also CEO and a director until Cynapsus was acquired in an industry leading all-cash transaction with Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. for CAD $841 million. In 2017, Mr. Giovinazzo was chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Bloom Burton Award. Mr. Giovinazzo has a Chartered Director (C.Dir.) and Audit Committee Certification (ACC) from The Directors College and the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Accounting from McMaster University and an MBA from IMD Geneva, Switzerland.
Heather Knight is an Independent Director of Titan Medical Inc. Ms. Knight is a sales and marketing executive with nearly 25 years of proven healthcare commercial experience. She currently serves as General Manager of U.S. Hospital Products at Baxter Healthcare where she is responsible for U.S. commercialization including sales, national accounts, marketing, commercial operations and business integration.
Ms. Knight previously served as Global President of Sofradim/France and Vice President and General Manager for Surgical Innovations, MITG at Medtronic where she led all portfolio, strategy and growth initiatives for the global business, including commercialization in all regions across the globe. Ms. Knight holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the State University of New York and completed the Executive Sales Strategy and Management program at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Management. She is presently enrolled in the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Executive Program.
President & CEO
Mr. McNally is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Titan Medical Inc. Mr. McNally is an experienced entrepreneur and public company CEO. Since co-founding his first company at the age of 25, Mr. McNally has been inspired to make a difference in the medical industry...
He enjoys helping patients and caregivers, collaborating with global thinkers and creating a workplace that brings out the best in everyone.
Throughout his career, Mr. McNally has founded, co-founded and led early-stage medical device companies that commercialized best-in-class surgical, life and organ support, diagnostic and home-care capital equipment, as well as disposables. Among other accomplishments, he has experience leading companies trading on boards ranging from over-the-counter marketplaces to the TSX and Nasdaq exchanges.
Mr. McNally also has experience in U.S. FDA regulatory clearances and EU CE mark for Class II devices, as well as establishing and managing relationships with strategic partners including OEM suppliers and global distributors.
Mr. McNally is formerly the founder, President, CEO and Chairman of Domain Surgical Inc., a developer, manufacturer and marketer of advanced energy surgical platforms, which merged with OmniGuide Holdings, Inc. in 2016. Mr. McNally was co-founder, President and CEO of ZEVEX International Inc. (Nasdaq: ZVXI), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of award-winning medical devices, which was acquired by MOOG Inc. in 2007.
Mr. McNally earned an MBA from the University of Utah and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College, Easton, PA. He is the co-inventor of more than 40 U.S. and international patents associated with robotic surgical systems, ferromagnetic surgical devices and systems, electromagnetic and ultrasonic sensors, as well as medical fluid delivery systems.
Ms. Steiner is a Principal of Origin Merchant Partners having over 20 years of experience as an investment banker, capital markets advisor, and CFO, working closely with healthcare and growth companies on successful financings and strategic transactions. Ms. Steiner was previously CFO for technology companies through capital raising and M&A transactions.
For over a decade prior to that, Ms. Steiner was Managing Director for Nucleus GC, a boutique healthcare advisory firm working with numerous clients on financings and strategic transactions, as well as product development, commercialization, positioning and launch. For nearly ten years prior to that, Ms. Steiner led Healthcare Investment Banking for CIBC World Markets and Yorkton Securities. Ms. Steiner has significant experience in dealings with public and private healthcare companies at all stages of development, and across all subsectors including pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare information technology, drug development and healthcare services. Ms. Steiner holds a MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a MSc in Immunology from McMaster University. She has a CPA, CA designation, earned while working at Deloitte, and contributes to her field as a volunteer advisor for the healthcare practice at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto and as an occasional lecturer for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
Cary G. Vance
Director, Compensation Committee Chair
As the Company’s Compensation Committee Chair on Titan Medical’s Board of Directors, Mr. Vance leads and updates the Company’s compensation policies and philosophical direction. Mr. Vance is President and CEO at Xcath Incorporated and serves on the AdvaMed Accel Board of Directors…
He previously served as President and CEO at OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, President and CEO at Myoscience Incorporated, and President and CEO of Hansen Medical Inc. Prior to Hansen, Mr. Vance served in various global executive leadership roles at Teleflex, Covidien and GE Healthcare. Mr. Vance is Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt certified, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and an MBA from Marquette University.