Enable Injections, Inc. (“Enable”), a leading innovator in developing and manufacturing the enFuse® platform of wearable drug delivery systems, today announced the appointment of David Kroekel, previously Senior Vice President, Product Development and Operations at Enable, to Chief Operating Officer. In this critical position, Mr. Kroekel will play an important role leading the ongoing engineering, manufacturing, and supply of the Company’s enFuse technology.
Mike Hooven, Chairman and CEO of Enable Injections
“David Kroekel brings a wealth of experience in cross-functional collaboration, infrastructure development, and engineering excellence in medical device manufacturing and development. In the past year, Enable has poised itself for long-term commercial success and increasing product demand – with the U.S. FDA approval of the Company’s first enFuse combination product, and three high-value collaborations with both new and existing partners. David’s leadership at Enable has played a pivotal role in our Company’s success to date and we are excited to have him in this new position as COO as we continue driving innovation for enFuse and bringing this game-changing technology to our partners, HCPs, and most importantly – patients.”
Wealth of Experience
David Kroekel has more than 35 years of experience in medical device, combination product operations, and product development. Prior to Enable, Mr. Kroekel was the Biomedical Global Head of Operations at DSM Biomedical, responsible for global leadership of biologics and medical materials manufacturing, and also previously served as the Sr. Director of Innovation, where he led new product development and innovation. Prior to DSM, Mr. Kroekel held various senior positions in the medical device industry for companies like Flowonix Medical, Teleflex Medical, and Arrow International’s EMEA business unit in Belgium. Mr. Kroekel earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Lehigh University.