OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
AT THE FOREFRONT OF MEDICAL INNOVATION
ANDREW NUTMAN – FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
With over a decade of senior management, investment and launching over 50 medical technologies, Andrew brings a wealth of sales, marketing, management and implementation experience to Samson Medical Technologies.
Over many years of close contact with surgeons in theatres and other medical professionals, Andrew has acquired incredible insights and knowledge of the environment, and the difficulties they are facing during procedures. Once he’d teamed up with leading global manufacturers in the field, his creative ideas have come to fruition.
The outstanding industry knowledge, combined with his global network of like-minded innovators in the medical device space have led to the development of solutions that are directly addressing advanced needs of surgeons during procedures. Yet, above of all, Andrew has always focused his efforts on delivering improved patient outcomes and he is constantly driven by the impact Samson technologies have on their lives.
Andrew’s talent to hand-pick the next best technology in various therapeutic areas, his innovative mindset, and his ability to attract and retain experts in various business functions, have led to building a reputable, growing business, trusted by key leaders in different medical specialties.
A man of the highest integrity, Andrew is also a great communicator, who loves sharinghis passion for medical innovations and motivate others to achieve their heights. He is atrue leader who cares deeply about his team and is always available to provide support and a helping hand.
In his spare time, Andrew loves spending quality time with his family and is a passionate
Andrew has held the following functions:
- Board of Directors for Samson Medical Technologies
- Executive Director of The Gaswerx Advertising Agency
- Founder Lice Clinics Australia
ELENA TOUAEVA – HEAD OF BIOTECH
As the Executive Director of Biotechnology, Elena holds oversight on the Biotechnology division across ANZ and is responsible for clinical, business and product development across the region. With over 30 years of experience in the oral maxillofacial and dental industry, Elena brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise to the Samson Medical Technologies business and our key technology partners. Elena is incredibly passionate about working with her industry leading network of surgeons in delivering the best possible outcomes for their patients across Australia and New Zealand. An innovator at heart, Elena is always looking for new methods, ideas and products that improve patient lives through our technologies.
Originally hailing from Vladivostok in Russia, Elena emigrated to Australia in 1999. Elena is passionate about fast cars, travel and is an avid practitioner of Yoga and other wellness disciplines. Outside of her passions, Elena loves spending time with her family and friends and enjoys giving back to the community through various charities.
ERNIE CHAN – HEAD OF SURGICAL/NON-SURGICAL
With over 25 years of experience as a business and marketing executive, Ernie has an extensive background in business and operational management, as well as new product development (NPD) and brand portfolio management. Throughout his career, Ernie’s passion for new technology and innovation has been a key driving force to his development and success. A true believer in delivering exceptional customer experience and added value, Ernie prides himself on placing his customers first, forging many strong business relationships as a result.
Some eight years ago, Ernie embarked on a new career path and found a passion for education and training in the medical field - beginning with aesthetic devices and eventually leading to biotech and surgical technologies. Working as the Head of Clinical, Ernie has been the key pillar behind the development of a ‘Knowledge Hub’ in the clinical applications and training programs for Samson Medical Technologies. He is currently completing his Bachelor of Nursing and looks forward to following on to pursue his Masters.
Ernie is a passionate golfer and loves to travel, appreciating all that this world has to offer.
MICHAEL-JOHN NUTMAN – GENERAL MANAGER
As the Commercial Operations Manager, MJ is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Samson Medical Technologies business, as well as executing the long-term strategic business initiatives to support our expansive growth. With a background in the IT industry, MJ has held key product management, business management and sales executive positions across several start-up and large global enterprise organisations. As a result of his extensive experience, MJ brings a rich and multifaceted set of skills and practice to the SMT business. He is passionate and focussed on always delivering the best possible outcomes for our customers, partners and suppliers.
Outside of work, MJ enjoys spending time with his partner Heidi and their beautiful sausage dog, Rocket. In his spare time, MJ enjoys all things cycling and is a passionate follower of the Sydney Swans.
WHY PARTNER WITH US
SERVICE AND SUPPORT
Samson Medical Technologies (SMT) takes pride in offering one of the finest service programs in the industry. We provide ongoing support to your operators and we ensure that your systems operate with optimal functionality at all times. SMT’s field service engineers are some of the most advanced in the aesthetic and medical equipment industries. They are trained and certified on all SMT’s technologies and each technician is either certified or holds an accredited degree in electronics. Our service engineers are trained to take care of your service needs promptly and efficiently. We believe that without good service a good business cannot survive, and we live by that motto. We therefore proudly stand by a 24-48-hour technical response time, after a call is received.
SMT delivers excellent and effective training support through continuous and on-going clinical education with all customers. Our National Clinical Educator delivers effective training advice and support across al SMT’s technologies.
SMT’s Marketing Team comprises of industry specialists across all marketing mediums. We promote our technologies not only to physicians and business owners, but to end-users. This educates and creates awareness for our products to end-users, which in turn drives them into our partners’ businesses.