Meet Our Leadership Team

Meet the Biodex team of skilled and knowledgeable leaders who can navigate the complex medical device development and implementation landscape.


Mike Seckler

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mike Seckler was appointed Permanent Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Salona Global in July 2023, following one month as interim CEO. He has more than 30 years of life sciences experience commercializing and developing innovative medicines, medical devices, and diagnostics for patients across a wide range of therapeutic areas.

Prior to Salona, Mike was the COO of FerGene where he was responsible for establishing a groundbreaking joint venture between Blackstone Life Sciences and Ferring International Center SA. He led the global development and commercialization efforts for ADSTILADRIN, an innovative gene therapy approved for the treatment of bladder cancer.

Mike has also held several executive leadership positions with Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a multi-billion-dollar company based in Switzerland, where he was the General Manager of its $100M Canadian subsidiary; Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Corporate Communications; and Orthopedics Business Unit leader.

Mike honed his expertise at Pfizer and Merck, where he held various leadership positions in marketing, sales, and market access. Mike obtained a B.S. in Health Sciences as well as an M.B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University. He was previously a board member of GlyPharma, a Montreal-based developer of innovative therapeutic medicines, and K2 Biotechnology Ventures, an organization dedicated to founding and operating life science companies emerging from universities

Carmine Tronolone

Vice President of Production

Carmine Tronolone assumed the role of Vice President of Production at Biodex in August 2023, bringing with him an impressive background in manufacturing and a passion for fostering a culture of innovation.

Carmine is a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in manufacturing. His career has been defined by a remarkable aptitude for leadership, where he has consistently achieved outstanding results across various departments and projects.

In his current capacity as Vice President of Production, Carmine oversees every facet of the production department. His primary focus is ensuring the efficient and effective manufacturing of products, aligned with Biodex’s strategic objectives and uncompromising quality standards.

Carmine is a graduate of Binghamton University.  He has also earned a Master’s Certificate in Lean Manufacturing from the University of Michigan.  When he is not working, Carmine enjoys spending time with his family.  He also enjoys playing bocce ball and watching the Buffalo Bills on Sundays.

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Shahidul Mahfuz

Shahidul Mahfuz

Engineering Manager

Shahidul Mahfuz is an experienced Engineer and a Designer, with over 22 years of experience in leading and developing high-performing engineering teams. Known for his exceptional technical acumen and strong leadership skills, Shahidul has a proven track record of delivering innovative solutions and driving projects to successful completion.

In his current role as Engineering Manager at Biodex, oversees a team of engineers and is responsible for driving the development of cutting-edge products. He has been with Biodex for 12+ years. With his dedication to innovation, strong leadership, and technical expertise, he is committed to achieving excellence in engineering and fostering a culture of continuous improvement within his teams. He is very passionate about User eXperience (UX) that makes Biodex product more useful at practical level. Lead the deign team for Biodex’s flagship product ensuring UX. 

Throughout his career, Shahidul has worked in various industries, including software development, commercial bank, and manufacturing. He is highly skilled in project management, resource allocation, and fostering a collaborative work environment. His ability to align engineering goals with business objectives has consistently resulted in increased efficiency and product quality.

Shahidul holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration, which provides him with a unique blend of technical expertise and business acumen. He completed his certification of Google Project Management, and Google UX Design in 2021. Outside of work, he enjoys staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends and spending time with family. 

Heydi Herrera

Director of Human Resources

Heydi Herrera is the Director of Human Resources for Salona Global Systems Inc , given the opportunity 4 months after being hired as the Human Resources and Payroll manager at Biodex Medical Systems Inc. 4/3/2023. With over 10 years of in-depth understandings of Human Resources and Quality Assurance, Heydi has gained valuable experience in all aspects of the department including but not limited to, process creation and implementation, continuous knowledge of new Laws and current codes, conflict resolution, recruiting and employee retention. 

Before starting at Biodex Medical Systems Inc, Heydi was the Human Resources manager for multiple other companies varying in size from 200 –600+ employees. Heydi was able to continue to use her expertise to ensure all companies remained in continuous compliance. Starting her career as Human Resources Coordinator and Quality Assurance Manager at The Hampton Popcorn Company and Midnite Snax where she helped the company obtain their building certifications, Passed the company’s Food and Safety certification with a 97 and created the company’s Human Resources department. 

Heydi has helped shape and rebuild the relationship between Employees and Employer by serving as a mediator for the employees cover under Labor Unions at North Shore Linen Inc. where she build strong relationships both with internal and external companies.  In the peak of the pandemic in 2020, Heydi was able to maintain a full staff to continue with the company production at Nassau Provisions.  

Heydi worked full time while obtaining her B.A. in Human Resources Management and received her SHRM-CP certification.