"With 65,000 knee and 45,000 hip arthroplasties completed in Australia and New Zealand in 2016, we are excited about the growth opportunities that are before us," said James Young Kim, OrthAlign's Vice President and General Manager of International.
Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2017
OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device and technology company providing orthopedic surgeons with advanced precision technologies, announced today the appointment of Andy Turner as Country Director of Australia and New Zealand to support continued growth and investment of OrthAlign technologies in that region of the world. He will be based in Sydney.
Andy has over twenty years experience in the orthopaedic industry, in both the sales and marketing functions. His career began in Europe with DePuy, followed by a move to Biomet, where he was responsible for launching the Vanguard knee system across Europe. Andy moved to Australia in 2008 and has held senior management and executive positions for Smith & Nephew and ZimmerBiomet, where he was responsible for marketing, sales, and product management of the orthopedic portfolios. During his career, he has successfully managed some of the largest global orthopedic brands, namely, Legion, CPCS, Polar, NexGen, Oxford, and CPT, respectively. Andy’s strong commercial acumen and sales drive has resulted in meeting corporate objectives and financial targets at every stage of his career. He holds an Honors Degree in Management with a Major in Physiology from Hallam University, Sheffield, UK.
“The addition of Andy as a local leader for OrthAlign in Australia and New Zealand is just one of many major investments that we are making in those very important markets. KneeAlign® has already established itself as one of the leading orthopaedic technologies in ANZ, but OrthAlign technology is just scratching the surface," said James Young Kim, OrthAlign’s Vice President and General Manager of International. "Andy's local presence will greatly enhance our continued efforts in customer expansion, growth in our portfolio of products, and focus in providing world class customer service to our surgeons, hospitals, and surgery centers. With 65,000 knee and 45,000 hip arthroplasties completed in Australia and New Zealand in 2016, we are excited about the growth opportunities that are before us.”
About OrthAlign, Inc.
OrthAlign is a privately held medical device and technology company, developing advanced technologies that deliver healthier and more pain-free lifestyles to joint replacement patients, globally. We provide healthcare professionals with cutting edge, computer-assisted surgical tools that seamlessly and cost-effectively deliver vital data and clinical results to optimize outcomes for our patients. For more information regarding OrthAlign, please visit http://www.orthalign.com.
“ORTHALIGN®, ORTHALIGN PLUS®, KNEEALIGN®, KNEEALIGN® 2, HIPALIGN®, and UNIALIGN™ are registered trademarks of OrthAlign, Inc.”