Gary Steinberg appointed as President and Bernie Yeung named Executive Vice President of Operations

Pointe-Claire, Quebec – October 5, 2022. Canada-based Medicom Group (“Medicom”), a world leader in the production and distribution of infection prevention and control solutions, announced that Gary Steinberg has been named President of its North American division and Bernie Yeung Executive Vice President of Operations.

After serving as President and CEO of Crosstex International for nearly 30 years, Gary joined Medicom amid the COVID-19 pandemic as a strategic advisor. He played a critical role in the company’s strategic focus on the global expansion of mask and respirator production, which resulted in the opening of six new personal protective equipment manufacturing facilities around the world. Gary is a graduate of the Questrom School of Business at Boston University.

“We are very proud to have Gary lead our North American division. His many years of experience, his extensive knowledge of our industry, his management skills and his spirit will bring new energy to the organization! I look forward to seeing the home runs he will hit in the coming years in Canada and the United States,” said Guillaume Laverdure, CEO of Medicom Group.

“I am excited to accept this new role as President and to be able to help propel Medicom North America’s operations. I thank Guillaume and Medicom Group Founder and Executive Chairman, Ronald Reuben, for their confidence,” said Gary Steinberg, President, Medicom North America.

Medicom has also appointed Bernie Yeung, in a newly created role of Executive Vice President of Operations. Bernie joined Medicom in 2013 and has served in several leadership roles including Corporate Controller, Director Private Label, and Vice President positions in Sales Operations and Strategic Projects.

“With the combined talent and experience of the team we have in place, Bernie’s intimate understanding of our company’s evolution, and the synergy that Bernie and I share, I am confident that we will continue to drive the impact of Medicom’s leadership in infection prevention and control within North America,” stated Gary.


About the Medicom Group
Medicom was founded in 1988 in response to the urgent need for medical gloves for healthcare professionals during the global HIV crisis. Since then, the company has evolved to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of high-quality, single-use, preventive and infection control products for the medical, dental, industrial, animal health, laboratory, retail and health and wellness markets.

Medicom has been a reliable supplier of infection control solutions during multiple epidemics, including avian flu, SARS, H1N1 and Ebola, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic, and was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2021 and 2022.

Today, the Medicom Group distributes infection control products under the Medicom, Ritmed, Kolmi, Hopen, Ocean Pacific and Hedy brands. Medicom subsidiaries include Kolmi-Hopen in France, Medicom Asia in Hong Kong, United Medical Enterprise in the U.S.A., KHM Engineering in Singapore and Medicom HealthPro Limited in the U.K.

For more information about Medicom and the company’s comprehensive portfolio of infection control solutions, including an extensive range of medical face masks, follow us on Twitter @MedicomGlobal or visit our pages on Facebook or LinkedIn. 

Media Contact

Gopinath Jeyabalaratnam
Director, Public Affairs
AMD Medicom Inc.

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