Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2006
Quantum Orthopedics, Inc. today announces the appointment of Joshua Cronin to the position of Director of Sales. Cronin will be responsible for increasing revenues and expanding Quantum’s distribution network. Cronin reports to Todd Andres, Quantum’s President and CEO.
Most recently, Cronin served as Vice President of US Sales for Walter Lorenz Surgical, a business unit of Biomet focused on neurosurgical products. At Biomet, Cronin consistently improved revenue and outpaced market growth. Mr. Cronin increased distribution from 30 consultants to over 90 distributors and associates, raising the company position in the craniomaxillofacial marketplace from third to second. During Cronin’s 15-year tenure at Lorenz, he held positions in executive management, sales management, and product development.
Prior to joining Lorenz in 1990, Cronin was a Captain in the US Army, serving in the Rangers and Infantry. Cronin graduated with a BS in General Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.
“Josh has an excellent track record of building a world class sales and distribution network, growing market share, and improving revenue and profitability,” says Andres. “Quantum has made significant investments in new product and technology development. We will now be able to tap into Josh’s sales management expertise at a time when Quantum is poised to capture additional market share and introduce innovative new spinal products during 2006.”
About Quantum Orthopedics, Inc.
Quantum Orthopedics is a leading spinal technology company developing spine motion preservation and spinal fusion technologies. Quantum is developing the Zyre™ facet arthroplasty system, a tissue sparing, minimally invasive and reversible device designed to treat facet arthritis and other facet pathologies. Quantum currently offers a series of implants for spine fusion procedures and will be introducing additional spinal fusion products in 2006.