As the Vice President of US Sales, Derek Harmon brings his award-winning, 20+ year career of industry expertise, results, and leadership to the Aesthetics Biomedical® (ABM) Executive Team. His passion as a motivational leader lies in wanting to see those around him succeed by prioritizing mentorship and intentional development of his teams, while instilling a fun working environment. Derek possesses an uncanny ability to quickly foster relationships and connect with people from all walks of life.
Derek is highly respected amongst the industry and his peers. He joins Aesthetics Biomedical® as a seasoned, results-oriented Sales & Marketing Executive with a background heavily focused on aesthetics, medical device, capital equipment, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Before joining Aesthetics Biomedical®, Derek served as the Director of Surgical Sales at Cynosure, where he co-created a new surgical division and was responsible for the launch and commercial success of MyEllevate®, a disruptive and minimally invasive surgical technology.
Prior to Cynosure, Derek was the Director of Business Development for Fresenius Medical Care and responsible for the growth of $400M in treatment revenue, through strategic M&A, joint ventures, and real-estate development of clinics. Derek was simultaneously leading the company’s newly launched telemedicine rollout during the COVID-19 pandemic while helping to keep physicians, clinical teams, and high-risk patients safe during an unprecedented time.
Another career highlight for Derek was his nearly decade spent at Allergan, holding various leadership roles in sales, business and practice development, and marketing. While at Allergen, he strategically helped build and launch new aesthetic markets and powerhouse brands to top national success: Botox® Cosmetic, Juvederm® XC, Kybella®, Voluma®, Latisse®, and the Allē℠ Patient Loyalty Program (formerly Brilliant Distinctions®) earning numerous President’s Club and other prestigious awards.
Derek also held award-winning career chapters at Pfizer-Wyeth and Merck & Co. Inc. In the formative years of his career, he worked at Marriott International, during which he experienced the tragic events of 9/11 firsthand and led colleagues down the stairs in Tower 2 and out of the building to safety.
Derek additionally serves as a Board Member for RealSelf’s Industry Insiders and on the Fundraising Committee for Kidsave, an organization with a mission to help place foster children with their forever families.