Azzur Group names López as CEO and MD

Hatboro, Pennsylvania-based Azzur Group, a private equity firm focused on the life sciences consulting industry, has appointed Anthony López as CEO and managing director. Previously, López worked at Ansell Healthcare where he was president and general manager of the medical solutions global business unit.


Azzur Group is pleased to announce today that Anthony López will join the company as CEO and Managing Director effective immediately. Tony comes to Azzur from Ansell Healthcare, where he served as President and General Manager for Medical Solutions Global Business Unit. He has held executive leadership positions over the past 30 years including SVP & GM for CareFusion Respiratory Systems, Vice President at DePuy, Johnson & Johnson, and Marketing Director and Business Unit Manager at ETHICON, J&J. He began his professional career as an Air Force Officer.

“We are very fortunate to have such a talented and experienced business leader take the reins at Azzur Group,” said Azzur’s Chairman Michael Khavinson. “Tony is a global leader with an impressive track record for results, and I am confident that under his leadership our company, and our employees, will have the opportunity to grow significantly.”

Tony is the Chairman of the Board of PROSPANICA (formerly the National Society of Hispanic MBAs) and is on the Board of Directors for Touchland, a company focused on the hand hygiene segment. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering, an MS in Engineering Management, and is a graduate of the Department of Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute. He is the author of numerous leadership books, and is a highly-regarded and sought-after expert speaker on leadership and management topics. Tony will be based in Azzur’s Hatboro Headquarters location.

About Azzur Group, LLC- Azzur Group, LLC a private equity company focused on health and life sciences services and business solutions including engineering, IT, validation, and laboratory services. As one of the fastest growing private companies in America, Azzur is firmly focused on providing seamless service to our customers. Our team of experienced industry professionals serves the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industry by providing one-stop access to a wide-range of project management, process engineering, and compliance services within the life science industry. Learn more at