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May 3, 2016

PDII Appoints New President, Matthew Gattuso

ORANGEBURG, NY – May 3, 2016 – PDII announced the appointment of Matthew Gattuso as Executive Vice President, PDII & President, PDI Infection Prevention.  In this role, Matt will oversee PDII’s Healthcare and Sani-Professional® organizations. This senior leadership role will continue to accelerate the Company’s evolution as an infection prevention solutions provider.  Matt will drive enterprise-wide commercial strategy and have overall responsibility for its financial performance. 

“Matt brings decades of experience that  will expand our ability to service customers, caregivers, patients, healthcare systems and trading partners around the world,” said Zachary Julius, Chief Executive Officer, PDII.  “The need for new solutions in the fight against preventable infections in healthcare, in food safety, and in our communities has never been greater.”

“As the industry leader in infection prevention products and solutions, PDII has a long tradition of collaborating with clinicians and trading partners to eliminate preventable infections in healthcare, food safety and community settings.  I'm excited to help carry on that tradition and accelerate our investment into solutions that address the unmet needs of those who rely on PDII to solve complex infection prevention challenges,” said Matt Gattuso.

Prior to joining PDII, Matt spent twenty years in senior leadership roles at Covidien, now Medtronic, culminating as President of Global Health Systems. Most recently, he served as the Vice President and General Manager for the Strategic Channel Solutions Division of Medtronic.  Matt earned his BA in Marketing from the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts. He also completed an intensive executive development program at Babson College.

Matt is a Board Member of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Foundation, Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) Foundation, and Strategic Marketplace Initiatives (SMI). 

About PDII
PDII helps reduce preventable infections, control associated costs and, ultimately, save lives by delivering a broad range of evidence-based, market leading environmental hygiene, patient
care and food safety solutions in the community and healthcare environments. PDII has three divisions, PDI Contract Manufacturing, Sani Professional® and PDI Healthcare. Visit wearepdi.com.