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Henkel Biomedical Adhesives

Henkel has made an executive decision to close the Biomedical business in April
Biomedical was considered non-core in Henkel.
Henkel will no longer manufacture Medical Device Tissue Adhesives.

Connexicon Medical Limited

Formed by the executive management team of Henkel Ireland Biomedical
division to exploit the gap created in the wound care market by the decision of
the Henkel Corporation to close its bio-medical plant in Ireland.
Our Vision

Our vision is for Connexicon Medical to be a specialist world

class wound care company over the next 5 to 10 yrs
Connexicon Medical - Profile
Small team of experts highly experienced in Medical Device Tissue
Company Funded by Private investment Group, Enterprise Ireland
(State Funding) and Promoters.
Promoters hold Majority Share.
Connexicon Medical - Profile
Connexicon Medical Ltd
Synergy Centre
ITT Dublin,
Dublin 24

Office and Laboratory based in Institute Technology Tallaght.
Sourcing Raw Material from Henkel.
Distillation, Formulation, Filling, Packing and Sterilisation in
Specialist Subcontractors (Key equipment owned by
R&D & Final Product testing in ITT.
Management Team
Padraig Leamy (BEng).
CEO Connexicon Medical.
Plant Manager of Henkel Biomedical.
15 years experience in the biomedical division.
Detailed and extensive product knowledge.
Taken a keen interest in the strategic and financial operations of the business and
has previously indicated his long term ambition to acquire the business.
Has the background and knowledge to drive this business forward to achieve the
long term vision he has for the business, namely of creating a world class wound
care business.
He is well net-worked in business with the ability to build a professional team.
Management Team
adaoin Ledwidge (BSc, GRSC).
Director of Research and Development Connexicon Medical.
R&D of Adhesives and Sealants division of Henkel for 16 years.
Started in process development and then transitioned to Product development.
Worked on the development of adhesives of many different chemistries including
Cyanoacrylates for the biomedical wound closure market and is inventor on a
number of patents in Henkel.
adaoin is highly respected and valued in Henkel and is known as the person that
gets the job done.
Eadaoin is a driver and influencer and knows how to make the most of her multi-
functional teams.
Management Team
Martin Brennan (Beng, HDip AppSc, MSc and CQE).
Director of Quality and Regulatory Connexicon Medical.
13 years experience compiling regulatory and quality assurance submissions for
medium and high criticality medical devices.
Previously worked in Analog Devices and Tyco Healthcare.
Proven track record managing Quality, Validation and Regulatory projects,
ensuring continued compliance with US and EU regulations.
High performer and has consistently received performance related awards in his
previous roles.
Has completed a part-time MSc(1st)
Martin is well connected to his peers in the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
Management Team
David Chapman (FCA).
Finance Director Connexicon Medical.
30 years experience in Corporate Finance.
Managing partner of Mazars the International Accountancy Practice.
Bought and sold more than 50 companies.
Founder of the accountancy practice Chapman Flood and built into one of the
largest national firms in Ireland.
Track record of raising private equity in both the London and Dublin markets.
On leaving the accountancy profession in 2004 David became executive. chairman
of a private Irish Company and increased sales from 500m to 1.3 Billion in a
period of 7 years.
Connexicon Medical

Thank you.