Briggs Corp. Announces Vice President

DES MOINES, Iowa-Briggs Corp. has chosen a new vice president of sales and marketing to lead the healthcare products company.

Michael S. Ness will oversee 75 employees in the sales and marketing group. Briggs Corp. is a leading provider of products and services to the long-term care, assisted living, homecare, hospital and other healthcare markets.

Ness previously worked as an executive at Essilor International, a manufacturer of eyeglass lenses. He graduated from the University of South Florida with bachelors' degrees in biology and English.

Birggs serves more than 40,000 customers with products such as: regulatory documentation, forms, charting, education and management resources, medical supplies, rehabilitation aids, and life enrichment activities.