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Senior Management Biographies


Tom Burke
Chief Executive Officer

Tom Burke joined MSD in July of 2016 as Chief Executive Officer. He has a career that spans more than 35 years in the distribution and healthcare industry with extensive functional experience in sales management, operations and the employee development.

Most recently at Cardinal Health as the SVP/GM of Innovative Delivery Solutions, Mr. Burke was responsible for developing and overseeing the strategy and execution for the acute care pharmacy solution business as well as the acute solutions companies. Prior to his role in Specialty Solutions, Mr. Burke was the SVP/GM of the Cardinal Health Specialty distribution business and also the Chief Executive Officer of Novis Pharmaceuticals, a blood plasma derivative distributor. Burke has served in a series of executive leadership roles where he oversaw integrated solutions; pharmaceutical distribution; medical products and services; and general management for a number of divisions and regions at Cardinal Health.

Mr. Burke studied Business Administration at Salem State University (formerly Salem State College) in Salem, MA.



Mike Rossi
Chief Financial Officer

A senior finance executive, Mr. Rossi brings to MSD more than 18 years of technical finance and management experience. Most recently he served as Vice President, Corporate Controller at Haemonetics Corporation, a global provider of blood management solutions.

During his time there he led teams responsible for accounting, reporting, and financial planning and analysis and enhanced infrastructure and business partnering while maintaining strong compliance and control during a period of significant business and industry transformation.

In addition to this, Mr. Rossi held the position of VP Corporate Controller and interim CFO at Princeton Review. Michael has also held a number of senior finance roles at American Tower Corporation, Sonus Networks and Manufacturers' Services Limited (MSL).

Mr. Rossi began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he earned his CPA. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Babson College and his MBA from the Olin School of Management-Babson College.



John Dunne
Chief Information Officer

John Dunne joined Medical Specialties Distributors in 2014 as CIO.

Mr. Dunne brings over twenty years of experience in building high-performing product development organizations that support long-term business strategies.

Most recently at ADP as the Vice President of Product Development, Mr. Dunne led the development and engineering organizations, and he was selected to ADP Presidents Club in recognition of achievements in delivering multiple products and in introducing innovation.

Mr. Dunne possesses an Electrical Engineering (BSEE eq.)/Nuclear Physics degree from the US Navy – US Naval Nuclear Power School, and is a Six Sigma Black Belt – Motorola University.


Dennis Beatty
Senior Vice President, Biomedical Services and Distribution Operations

Dennis Beatty, formerly MSD’s Director of Operations, has over 20 years of operations experience in the United States Air Force and is currently a Brigadier General and pilot in the Air Force Reserves.

Prior to joining MSD, Mr. Beatty was the Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Wren Medical Systems in Gurnee, IL.

Mr. Beatty holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Robert Morris University and a M.S. in International Relations from Troy State University.