Marlon Burgess
Marlon BurgessCountry Manager Southern Africa of General Electric (GE) Healthcare
Marlon Burgess is the Country Manager Southern Africa of General Electric (GE) Healthcare. The SAMED Board is enriched by Marlon’s strategic thinking and network connection as well as his ability to link and connect various aspects and elements of the medtech and healthcare value chains.

Marlon believes in the collective voice that SAMED offers the entire medtech industry and supports the huge privilege and responsibility of this role. SAMED adds value to the healthcare ecosystem by supporting medical technology companies to deliver care to patients.

Marlon has degrees in Exercise Physiology, English Biology, Chemistry. A confident and highly organized professional with twenty-five years’ experience in the Healthcare industry, Marlon possesses leadership qualities that produce consistent, tangible results. He provides strategic direction (with high ethical and moral values) to employees and has the respect of medtech stakeholders.

Marlon has held executive roles at Johnsons & Johnson, Stryker, Fresenius and now GE. He has also fostered his entrepreneurial spirit by starting two companies within the medtech space. His leadership acumen has led him to serve as the chairperson of both SAMED and MDMSA.

Marlon is driven to make a difference in the lives of the people he interacts with and mentoring the leaders of tomorrow.

On the personal front, Marlon is a football fan and was selected as an All-American for soccer while studying in America.