Concurrent Technologies Corp. has appointed two-decade research and development veteran Vicki Barbur senior vice president and chief technology officer, the company said Tuesday.
Barbur, who holds a doctorate in physics from Imperial College at the University of London, will be responsible for setting the company’s vision and strategy for its scientific and technical offerings.
Ed Sheehan, president and CEO, said Barbur will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities and technology thrust areas.
Before joining CTC, Barbur served as VP of R&D for Cardinal Health’s medical segment and also previously led nanomaterial R&D efforts at Kodak, where she served as technology director.
CTC said she holds three U.S. and one European patents for work on using statistics in processing methodologies.
She serves on the board of directors for INDA, the Association of Nonwovens Fabric Industry in the USA and also is a member of the Sustainability “Corporate Round Table” at the Chicago Botanic Gardens.
Barbur holds a master’s degree in applied statistics from the University of Oxford and an M.B.A. in global executive leadership from Dartmouth College’s Amos Tuck Business School.
She also holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Imperial College.