Why Coloplast Chose Minneapolis
Feb 12, 2019
Steffen Hovard, President & SVP of Interventional
Why Coloplast Chose Minneapolis

As President and Senior Vice President at Coloplast, Steffen Hovard is responsible for the global Urology Care business, managing a broad portfolio of products in the urology field – implantable and single use devices. In addition to this, Mr. Hovard manages sales organizations in 19 countries, global research & development, manufacturing, and marketing functions in both the U.S. and France. Since 1999 he has held various positions within Coloplast that have led to this current role. He began his tenure at Coloplast’s headquarters in Denmark eventually becoming Vice President of Research & Development. He then moved to their Paris location to head the European region of the Urology Care business. Finally, in 2011 he moved to US headquarters in Minneapolis to fulfill his current role. He currently serves on the AdvaMed Board and various AdvaMed Board Committees. Locally, he is the Chairman of Medical Alley Association. Apart from his professional endeavors, he also dedicates hands-on time supporting philanthropy and giving back to the local community.

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