Minnesota-based BridgePoint Medical has appointed Denis Harrington as president and chief executive officer (CEO).

Harrington will lead BridgePoint’s global commercialization of CrossBoss Catheter and Stingray System.

Harrington comes to BridgePoint from Boston Scientific and Scimed where he spent the last 18 years.

He is a veteran medical device sales leader with over 22 years in the med-tech business and for the last 7 years was head of US Sales for Boston Scientific’s Cardiovascular and CRM businesses.

Harrington has experience in building, merging and growing sales, sales operations and broad commercial organizations.

Harrington said he look forward to leading the BridgePoint Medical team and building upon their successful development of innovative products for complex vascular disease.

BridgePoint Medical co-founder and previous president and GM Chad Kugler will continue to play an integral role at BridgePoint in his new position as COO.