TSO3 appoints Harold Tessman as Chief Operating Officer


Brings more than 30 years of experience at industrial, consumer products and service organisations to the firm

TSO3, a Canadian low-temperature medical device sterilisation firm, has appointed Harold Tessman to the new position of Chief Operating Officer.

Tessman brings to TSO3 more than 30 years of operational experience at industrial, consumer products and service organisations. His background includes extensive experience in operations, supply chain management, organisational development and M&A, as well as experience in the manufacturing of sterilisers and other medical devices.

Tessman will focus on strengthening the manufacturing and quality control systems at the firm's US and Canadian facilities and expanding its workforce to meet increasing demand for its Sterizone VP4 steriliser.

Prior to joining TSO3, Tessman was Managing Director and Senior Consultant for 10 years with TBM Consulting Group, a global operations management consulting firm. At TBM, he oversaw the start-up phase of a global medical device company's manufacturing plant, including materials management, scheduling, quality assurance and processes related to the production of medical equipment.

Earlier Tessman served in various senior executive operations and supply chain positions in the consumer products industry.

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He began his operations career as Group Operations Manager and General Manager at the Yamazaki Group, where he was trained in lean manufacturing.