Bob Cole has 30 years of business experience including 24 years with the current Terumo BCT (Blood Component Technology), a Colorado based global leader in medical technology/transfusion medicine/blood banking equipment and disposables manufacturing, sales and service. Bob held progressive domestic and international executive leadership positions including responsibility for the company’s largest business segment (Automated Collections). He has held leadership positions in corporate strategy, global marketing, Europe/Middle East/Africa GM, and Corporate Finance and played a prominent role as the business grew from $37M to $820M during his tenure. Bob retired in 2012 and has since been an active participant on the Bonfils (Vice Chair), Vitalant and ITxM (Chair) Boards.
Bob graduated with a B.S.B.A Finance degree from Shippensburg State University and earned an MBA from the University of Northern Colorado. He is a former CPA (inactive).
Bob resides in Colorado and enjoys mountaineering, reading, travel, music, sports, and volunteering.