FORT WORTH, TX / ACCESSWIRE / February 15, 2018 / Wound Management Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WNDM) Board of Directors today announced their unanimous approval for the election of J. Michael Carmena to Chief Executive Officer of Wound Management Technologies and all wholly owned subsidiaries, effective immediately.

Over the past year, Mike has lead the revitalization of the company, recruiting in new, high caliber talent to every management position, each with decades of experience in medical/surgical device businesses. He has streamlined and fortified the operational processes and programs and focused the company on the development, marketing, and sales efforts that have led to accelerated growth.

Mike has more than 35 years of broad-based financial and operations experience. He began his career at Arthur Andersen & Co., followed by senior financial positions in oil and gas, ranching, and financial asset management. He has also served as a board advisor for a pharmaceutical manufacturer. At HealthPoint Biotherapeutics, where Mike served as Senior Director of Finance & Administration and as Controller, he was instrumental in developing the business from a private startup and in closing the $770 million acquisition by Smith & Nephew, where he then served as Senior Director, Business & Sales Operations of their Biotherapeutics' Division.

The Board of Directors has full confidence in Mike's ability to lead Wound Management Technologies due to his demonstrated accomplishments in leadership and the current company trajectory.

About Wound Management Technologies

With its number one goal of improving patient outcomes, Wound Management Technologies develops, markets, and distributes biotechnology products to physicians, hospitals, and clinics. It has a strong history of developing long-term, strategic partnerships with a focus on products that fuse nature with science. Its primary products are in the $11 billion U.S. consumable medical device market and in the $1.5 billion biomaterials market. Wound Management Technologies sells and distributes CellerateRX® Surgical Activated Collagen® Adjuvant. Wound Management is anticipating new revenues from its recently launched HemaQuell® Resorbable Bone Hemostat. For more information, visit our website,

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