North East, MD, November 16th, 2021 –Operative Experience, Inc. (OEI), a leading developer of patient simulation technology for healthcare education, announced the promotion of Paul Bernal to VP Global Sales and Business Development. Bernal will be responsible for all domestic and international sales and leading the OEI sales team. He will report directly to Chairman and CEO, Lou Oberndorf.
“Paul has done a tremendous job heading up our military and government sales team since joining OEI in 2016,” said Oberndorf. “He has a proven track record in the healthcare simulation industry and we are confident his leadership will help us best serve our customers and drive company growth.”
Prior to joining OEI, Bernal had over 17 years experience growing healthcare simulation business development in the government sector for such companies as CAE Healthcare and Medical Education Technologies Inc. (METI).
“OEI is leading the industry in the development of highly innovative and hyper-realistic simulation technology for our customers and I am excited to work with the team to continue to grow the business and the impact this has in saving lives,” said Bernal. “With new products and technology soon to be announced, I am confident that this coming year and beyond will continue to be an exciting time of innovation and growth for OEI.”
Bernal will succeed former VP of Global Sales Jane O’Reilly, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.
About Operative Experience
Operative Experience (OEI) is a leading manufacturer of high-fidelity human patient simulators for training healthcare practitioners, first responders, and military personnel including, the TCCS suite of full-body, hyper-real, ruggedized, and wireless simulators for comprehensive combat care training; RealMom, a hyper-real birthing simulator with lifelike skin and tissue; and C-Celia—a suite of fully-operative simulators for training emergency obstetrics procedures.