Nasco Healthcare Appoints Paul Gonsalves as Chief Executive Officer

July 10, 2023 – SAUGERTIES, NY– Nasco Healthcare, a leading provider of medical simulation and healthcare training products, announced the appointment of Paul Gonsalves as Chief Executive Officer. Nasco Healthcare is majority owned by investment funds managed by EagleTree Capital.

Mr. Gonsalves has held a number of senior leadership roles over the past three decades, including President of Orthofix’s Global Orthopedics business and Chief Commercial Officer of Integra Lifesciences. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gonsalves held various executive positions at AccentCare, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, WellCare Health Plans and GE Healthcare. Mr. Gonsalves holds a B.S. in Management from Rutgers University School of Business.

“Nasco Healthcare has a comprehensive portfolio of hyper-realistic, reliable, and affordable simulation and training products that prepare frontline healthcare workers to be ready to deliver optimal patient outcomes and save lives,” said Mr. Gonsalves. “I am excited to have the opportunity to partner with the Nasco Healthcare team to build on such a solid foundation.” 

“We are pleased to welcome Paul, a seasoned executive with a proven track record of driving commercial and operational growth, to Nasco Healthcare,” said Anup Bagaria, Co-Managing Partner at EagleTree Capital. “With numerous growth opportunities on the horizon and Paul leading the charge, Nasco Healthcare is well positioned to continue on its next phase of expansion,” added Rohan Rai, Partner at EagleTree Capital. 


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