A team of five senior executives leads the company in its strategic planning and daily operations. Their collective experience and dedication ensures sound and ethical business practices, maximum efficiency and effectiveness, and long-term success.
Terry Duesterhoeft is President and Chief Executive Officer of A&D Engineering
A dynamic leader with extensive experience in the medical technology and telehealth markets, Terry joined A&D as president and CEO in April of 2013. He arrived at the company with 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry — including several prior leadership roles — and a clear vision for the future of A&D. Terry is committed to A&D’s values of integrity and transparency in operations, as well as to nurturing relationships with business partners, dealers, and distributors in both business areas of the organization.
An executive with an intimate knowledge of the telehealth market and medical technology, Terry uses his visionary planning skills to tap into the potential offered by the rapid changes occurring in the telemedicine industry today, and is driven by the increasingly vital role that precision measurement instruments play in helping people to get and stay well.
Prior to joining A&D, Terry served as president of Honeywell’s HomMed, a telehealth industry leader and part of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions. During his tenure, he helped drive innovation and transform the company’s product positioning and sales. Before becoming president, he let marketing strategy and commercialization for HomMed. His background also includes 11 years with GE Healthcare, where he helped drive significant growth in the global ultrasound business, as well as executive marketing and product development roles with both XStor and ZONARE.
Jerry Wang, Director of Engineering & QA
Jerry Wang provides engineering support and acts as technical liason between A&D's R&D groups. Mr. Wang interfaces with new product development and provides technical training and documentation review. He supervises internal manufacturing and trains the company personnel on A&D products. In addition, Mr. Wang is responsible for assuring product adherence to government regulations, such as NTEP and Canadian Weights and Measures for the Weighing Division; and FDA and Health Canada for the Medical Division.
Fred Lau, Director of Finance and IT
Fred Lau is responsible for overall financial planning and management. He manages and maintains all functions in the Finance/Accounting Department, which is comprised of General Accounting, Financial Reporting, external and internal audits, Budgeting and Financial Analysis, Credit and Collections, Payroll, and Cost Accounting. In addition, Mr. Lau oversees the company's Information Technology functions such as, daily operations, system maintenence and improvement, and managing outsourcing service providers.
Christy Mar, Director of HR & Administration
Christy Mar is responsible for planning, implementation and administration of the recruitment, training, personnel, compensation, benefits, employee relations programs, including legal and contract matters. Ms. Mar provides counsel to Associates regarding workplace concerns and performance opportunities. In her role as Corporate Administration Manager, Ms. Mar works to provide all workplace essentials, such as Associate support and company infrastructure, corporate standards, office automation, so that associates can focus on their core duties and business responsiblities. In addition, Ms. Mar manages A&D's wellness and community involvement programs.