June 5, 2013 – Executive search firm Witt/Kieffer has placed David Buche as chief operating officer for AFcell Medical, an innovator and designer of surgical birth tissue forms as marketed under its AmnioClear brand. John McLean, managing partner and global leader of Witt/Kieffer's life sciences practice, led the search. Mr. Buche previously held executive leadership positions at Integra Life Sciences, Synovis Life Technologies, and Spectranetics Corporation. Robin Young, CEO and founder of AFcell Medical, said: "John McLean could not have done a better job understanding our leadership needs and finding the best candidates." Witt/Kieffer assists hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, medical schools and physician groups; biotech, pharmaceutical, diagnostics and medical device companies; colleges and universities and not-for-profit community service and cultural organizations with senior administrative recruiting assignments.