Ayres Joins Artio Medical as VP, Corporate Development & General Counsel

John Ayres, ’06, joined Artio Medical Inc. in September 2020 as vice president for corporate development and general counsel.

Artio Medical is a medical device company that develops innovative endovascular products for the treatment of peripheral vascular, neurovascular, and structural heart diseases. Artio’s products are designed to provide precision placement, immediate occlusion, and rapid sealing of arteries, veins, saccular aneurysms, and other blood-containing structures.

Previously he was general counsel and secretary for Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. a pet therapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics for dogs and cats for six years. He also served as vice president for corporate development and administration at Aratana in 2019.