SafeWire™, LLC. Announces Appointments and Product Updates Sean Kane is appointed VP of Sales for SafeWire, LLC. Y-wire achieves recognition as best New Spine Technology 2012 and Beta Launch of Tiger Needle started.
COOPER CITY, Fla., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SafeWire, LLC., A privately held medical company, announced today that Sean Kane has been named Vice President of Sales. Sean brings more than 17 years of sales, clinical and executive management experience in the medical device industry to SafeWire, having significantly accelerated the bottom line growth of several legacy companies. Sean previously held sales leadership positions at companies and distributorships including Johnson & Johnson, DJ Ortho (formerly SmithNephew DonJoy), DePuy OrthoTech and Depuy Synthes. Mr. Kane received a B.S. degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Loyola University in New Orleans and completed his Master's degree in Corporate Management from the A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University.
At SafeWire, Sean will use his proven expertise to lead the sales of SafeWire's worldwide Minimally Invasive Spinal Solutions Sales Division. Additionally, he will act as manager of corporate marketing and strategic planning.
"We believe that Sean's' substantial capabilities in sales and experience in distribution will make him an invaluable member of the executive team," Wyatt Geist, CEO of SafeWire. "We look forward to working with Sean to continue to increase our market reach and elevate the impact of our products."
SafeWire is a company that has launched Y-wire in 2012 and working on several other projects to be released over the next 6 to 18 months. Y-wire is a guidewire that is designed to mitigate forward migration during surgery; it also helps eliminate wire kinking issues and many surgeons have found it to greatly reduce the amount of radiation they receive during procedures. The product was nationally launched in April of 2012 and to date surgeons have utilized about 9,000 wires. In the first year the product was released it was awarded the Best New Spine Technology Award from the publication "Orthopedics This Week".
About SafeWire, LLC.
SafeWire, LLC is dedicated to improving MIS procedures in the orthopedic and spinal arenas. More information on the company can be found at www.safe-wire.com
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