Steve Plunkett, Interim CEO, A&D Company, Americas
As a Corporate Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of the parent company in Japan, Steve Plunkett assumed responsibility for the Americas subsidiary in May of 2019. Responsibilities include strategic planning, geographic expansion and global marketing initiatives for the company.
Prior to joining A&D in July of 2016, Steve spent 10 years at GE Healthcare Japan and GE ASEAN, leading both the Hospital & Healthcare Solutions and the Government Affairs & Policy teams. Before GE, he served as President & CEO of Sames Japan Corporation, the Tokyo-based Japan subsidiary of a French Tier 1 automotive supplier; as Executive Director of the Midwest US-Japan Association, a 501(c)(3) trade and investment organization led by 10 Midwestern State Governors; and as an A&R Director in Japan’s Fujisankei Group.
Steve has lived in Japan for 25 years and is married to Mio Plunkett with two children, Nao and Jun.
Steve was born in Evanston, Illinois. He received his BA from Harvard College and holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Greg Lillegard, General Manager, A&D Medical
Greg has driven world class medical device product innovation and development for over 25 years. Having worked in both the US and Japan, he is an experienced and skillful facilitator of diverse global teams working through challenging multi-functional issues to bring products to market.
Greg Lillegard began his career in the healthcare industry as an ultrasound design engineer at GE Medical, and he holds four patents related to ultrasound. For sixteen years at GE Medical, he continued in product development and marketing positions of greater responsibility for GE’s magnetic resonance, patient monitoring, cardiology and healthcare IT businesses. He subsequently joined the executive staff at Honeywell’s remote patient monitoring business before becoming the General Manager at A&D in 2016.
Greg lives outside of Milwaukee, WI with his wife of twenty years and three daughters. He is active in his daughters’ schools, and he enjoys bicycling and do-it-yourself projects.
Brad Wiltz, Director of Sales, A&D Americas
Jessica Nash, Acting General Manager, Auto Control Medical
Jessica has been a leader in the Canadian medical equipment distribution industry for over 20 years, including 16 years with Auto Control Medical prior to its acquisition by A&D Company, Americas in 2016.
With experience in segments such as Diabetes, Hypertension, and Respiratory Care, Jessica has utilized her deep industry knowledge and business development strategies to propel the successful launch of many consumer and professional medical devices, such as insulin pumps and blood glucose meters. She holds an Honors Biology degree in Genetics from Western University in London, which provides background for her keen scientific understanding and ability to work with healthcare providers and pharmacists. Additionally, her sales and marketing acumen has helped Auto Control Medical grow to become a premier distributor in the Canadian market.
Jessica lives in Ontario with her husband of 15 years and their 3 children. She enjoys running, reading, and has recently taken up rock climbing.
Fred Lau, Director of Finance & Information Technology
Terri Melton, Director of Human Resources
Terri has been a leader in Human Resources for over 15 years, working with leadership teams around the globe to provide focused expertise in organization design and talent management strategies. She is a strong proponent of developing flexible solutions to meet the needs of the business and employees in all stages of life.
Terri joined the A&D team in 2017. Prior to that, she spent 14 years with Honeywell where her work helped grow and transform businesses, including global functional groups, small business divisions, and municipal governments. Terri holds a bachelor’s degree in Management with an emphasis in Human Resources from Norther Illinois University.
Based in Milwaukee, WI, Terri lives with her husband, her 8-year-old son, and their disabled pit bull mix. She enjoys building LEGOs, reading, walking/hiking, volunteering at school, and traveling. She also is an active member of the Milwaukee Metro Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).
Megan Kleckner, Senior Marketing Manager
Megan has been in medical device marketing for over 20 years. She is responsible for building the A&D brand in the Americas, cultivating focus on the customer and managing programs that drive customer preference for the brand.
Prior to joining A&D 3 years ago, Megan worked at Baxter Healthcare in various roles in Product Management and marketing. She led the launch of several products which secured a market leadership position in the hospital pharmacy market space. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University and is a graduate of GE’s Technical Leadership program.
Megan lives in Denver, CO with her husband of 16 years and their 3 children. She enjoys running, eating good food, coaching kids sports and traveling.
Todd Bertrand, Director of Weighing Sales