Altaris Appoints Brooks West as Operating Partner
New York, NY – Altaris, LLC (collectively with its affiliates, “Altaris”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brooks West as an Operating Partner. Mr. West brings a broad range of experience across the medical technology industry and will leverage his expertise to support Altaris’ investment and portfolio company development activities.
Mr. West has over 25 years of executive leadership, board and investment experience in medical technology industry. Previously, Mr. West was the President and CEO of BK Medical, an Altaris portfolio company and a global leader in intraoperative imaging. Mr. West joined BK Medical in 2017 and led its transformation and subsequent spinout from Analogic Corporation in 2018, culminating in the sale of the business to GE Healthcare for $1.45 Billion in 2021. Prior to BK Medical, Mr. West served for over a decade as a sell-side equity research analyst, most recently as a Senior Research Analyst covering medical technology at Piper Jaffray, in addition to a number of operating and investment banking roles. Mr. West received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Boston University.
Altaris is an investment firm exclusively focused on the healthcare industry. Altaris seeks to build market-leading companies that deliver innovation and efficiency to the healthcare system, with the ultimate goal of improving access and outcomes for patients. Altaris is headquartered in New York City and manages over $9.0 billion of equity capital. For more information, please visit www.altariscap.com.