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Kathleen P. DeLawrence

Kathleen DeLawrence

Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics LLC
Location: Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States

Kathleen DeLawrence, Chief Executive Officer at Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in orthotics and prosthetics manufacturing.

In 2014, Ms. DeLawrence joined Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics LLC as a board director, served as the firm’s chief operating officer from 2015 to 2021, and has flourished as chief executive officer since mid-2021. The company distributes prosthetics and orthoses, devices designed to improve biomechanical function, encourage proper joint alignment, or protect an existing limb. Ms. DeLawrence’s extensive operational experience in several industries includes strategic planning and operational management and execution, as well as product launch and merger integration. In addition to her position at Ability, Ms. DeLawrence is the vice president of clinical operations for Ottobock Patient Care North America, where she is responsible for building its national network.

Previously, Ms. DeLawrence served as a systems engineer with General Electrics Aerospace and manager at PriceWaterhouse. She has worked extensively in healthcare and pharmaceuticals as executive director at AstraMerck, vice president and general manager with Dover Communications at Cardinal Health and chief operating officer with Prism Pharmaceuticals.

Ms. DeLawrence obtained a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Philadelphia University and is a prominent member of the American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association. In 2020, Ms. DeLawrence was named the Orthotics and Prosthetics Woman of the Year. She attributes her success to her passion for learning and the encouragement of her husband, her daughters and her mentors. In the coming years, Ms. DeLawrence hopes to grow Ability and make it a global leader.

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