SHELTON, Conn., Oct. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Wave Inc., a frontrunner in minimally invasive spine surgical procedure and expandable interbody units, is happy to announce the appointment of Todd M. Potokar as an impartial director to our Board of Administrators. With over three a long time of outstanding expertise within the medical gadget sector, Mr. Potokar has held pivotal roles serving as Chairman, CEO, Founder and different government management positions, charting new programs in innovation and market management for publicly traded corporations and early-stage personal start-ups. Mr. Potokar has a deep understanding of the spine market throughout a broad vary of corporations. His intensive premarket-approval (PMA) and industrial expertise added to a string of profitable ventures and elevated shareholder worth at US Surgical (acquired by Tyco), Surgical Dynamics (acquired by Stryker), Hyperlink Backbone Group (acquired by Johnson & Johnson) and, most just lately, Titan Backbone (acquired by Medtronic).
“We’re excited to welcome Mr. Potokar to our distinguished Board of Administrators, as we place the Firm for a brand new part of progress with a number of expertise platforms yielding a number of thrilling new product launches in 2024,” mentioned Mark LoGuidice, Backbone Wave Chairman and CEO. “Mr. Potokar’s expertise and experience within the spine medical gadget business align completely with Backbone Wave’s mission to drive innovation and enhance affected person care. We’re assured that Todd’s insights and management can be instrumental in our continued progress.”
“Backbone Wave has a historical past of introducing proprietary merchandise to reinforce affected person outcomes,” mentioned Mr. Potokar. “I’m very excited in regards to the sturdy near-term product pipeline. I’m notably captivated with Backbone Wave’s proprietary new technique of making an architectural floor to reinforce implant and bone integration. The info I’ve seen up to now could be very encouraging and extra research are underway to additional validate the expertise.”
Todd M. Potokar’s appointment to Backbone Wave’s Board of Administrators is efficient instantly, and we eagerly anticipate the constructive impression of his contributions to our firm’s strategic path.
About Backbone Wave
Backbone Wave is a frontrunner in minimally invasive spine surgical procedure and expandable interbody units. The Firm is dedicated to providing a broad portfolio of differentiated merchandise and process options for spine surgeons and their sufferers. Backbone Wave provides a broad portfolio of superior spine implants and biologic merchandise. The Firm is at all times seeking to increase and continues to recruit gross sales managers and impartial distributors to gasoline progress. For extra data on Backbone Wave and its merchandise, please go to www.spinewave.com.
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