James Ferguson is President and General Manager, Surgical and the Latin America region for Teleflex.
He was the leader of the Respiratory business following the division of Anesthesia and Respiratory in January 2015 until taking over the Surgical business in December 2017.
James has also led the Latin America region since 2008, achieving growth contribution in all product segments. He helped to establish a legal entity in Brazil to expand direct sales and clinical support positions as well as a new distribution center in Mexico City.
He is responsible for strategy and execution of the strategic plans for the US Surgical business and the Latin America region, which includes South and Central America, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean Islands.
James joined Teleflex through the Hudson RCI acquisition in July 2004. He initially was appointed Vice President of Sales North America, and subsequently served as Vice President of Corporate Sales.
Prior to Teleflex, James was at Hudson for 11 years, serving as Director of Hospital Sales/National Sales Manager and in various national and regional sales manager positions.
He earned a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of San Diego in California.
He is based in Morrisville, NC, USA.