The new COO worked at at Wright for 2 years as the VP of international operations and has 17 years experience at medical companies.
SpineVision also set up a new shop in Düsseldorf, Germany and promoted Danny Severens from country manager to sales manger of Northern Europe.
"Ken brings substantial skill sets to SpineVision, and we expect him to make an immediate and significant contribution in support of our business’ growth throughout North America," said CEO Arnaud Brisard in prepared remarks.
Former Stryker exec joins DJO Global
Medical device company DJO Global nabbed a former Stryker (NYSE:SYK) executive as the new president of global recovery sciences. Sharon Wolfington most recently worked as president of Stryker’s performance solutions business before joining the pain management, musculoskeletal health and vascular health device company.
PHT hires a COO from in-house
PHT Corp. promoted former senior executive Steven Rosenberg to the C-suite this week, tasking the new COO with all product management for the company’s eData clinical research systems. Rosenberg formerly worked as a software VP at Oracle Corp. and Phase Forward.
"Steve has more than 30 years of experience in operations at some of the most successful Boston-area high tech companies," said CEO Philip Lee. "PHT has a tremendous opportunity for rapid growth in the coming years as trial sponsors rapidly adopt electronic systems to replace outdated paper processes and move to more patient-centric research models."
Hansen Medical beefs up the board
Hansen Medical (NSDQ:HNSN) appointed Will Weinstein director of the board this week, bumping the number of board members up to 8.
Weinstein is a limited partner at Conifer Securities and works as a financial and investment advisor for private equity clients.
Weinstein sits on other boards in the Bay State, including for Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and the San Francisco State University Foundation.
Iridex senior VP of global sales shifts to global affairs
Iridex’s (NSDQ:IRIX) Eduardo Arias, the former senior VP of global sales, shifted to the global affairs side of the company’s management team. The eye disease medical device company appointed internal employees to cover the global sales roles on a interim basis.