US MDMA appoints new director of public affairs
This article was originally published in RAJ Devices
The US Medical Device Manufacturers Association has hired Brendan Benner as its new director of public affairs. Mr Benner has worked as a staffer and campaign strategist in the House of Representatives, including as communications director and district director for former Pennsylvania representatives Melissa Hart and Jim Gerlach. Mr Benner’s appointment follows the passage of sweeping healthcare reform legislation that includes a tax on medical device manufacturers.