Medical devices expert Marck Aghnatios joins PA Consulting as partner

15 January 2020 2 min. read

Marck Aghnatios has joined innovation and transformation firm PA Consulting Group as a partner and leader of the medtech (medical technology) practice. He brings more than 20 years of management consulting experience in life sciences to PA, and will be based in the firm’s New York office.

In the role, Aghnatios will focus on supporting medtech and medical device clients with innovation, transformation, and regulatory changes. 

PA has a long history of innovation in medical devices, having pioneered the modern asthma inhaler. The firm recently worked with GE Healthcare on wearable devices for health monitoring, and with Pharmaxis on the new Orbital inhaler for combating tuberculosis.

The firm’s medical device development capabilities are housed at Essential Design, the Boston-based innovation and product design firm the company acquired in 2018, and at the firm’s Global Technology Center in Cambridge, UK.

Medical devices expert Marck Aghnatios joins PA Consulting as partner

The addition of Aghnatios will strengthen the firm’s capabilities in medical device consulting, which focuses on helping clients develop innovative and safe products and get them to market. The veteran consultant previously spent two decades at KPMG, where he advised pharmaceutical and medical device clients on R&D, regulatory compliance, medical affairs, IT, and supply chain. Aghnatios also previously worked at Symantec, where he was responsible for building out the software firm’s e-commerce in-house technology platform and business unit.

He holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU and a bachelor’s degree in international business from the University of Texas at Arlington.

“We are continuing to grow in the US and are recruiting world-class talent. Marck has deep experience in life sciences and brings relevant, pragmatic insight that will help our clients create opportunity from complexity,” George Botsakos, global head of health and life sciences at PA Consulting, said.

Aghnatios added, “PA is leading on very exciting projects that will make a tangible impact on improving people's lives. I am looking forward to helping PA's clients push innovative medical devices and instrumentation to market further, faster.”

Founded in 1943 and based in London, the consulting firm has 3,000 experts across Europe and the United States.