STAUNTON, Va., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cadence is pleased to announce that Alan Connor has joined the company as President. Alan joins the company following years in key leadership roles for major healthcare and life science companies, including most recently as the Vice President and General Manager of Orthopedic Specialties for MicroAire Surgical Instruments in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Prior to his role at MicroAire, Alan worked at Medrad, Inc., a medical device division of Bayer-Schering Pharma, where he gained a wealth of experience in global supply chain management, lean manufacturing, marketing and new product development. He also has a proven track record of building strong organizations and customer relationships while improving operating efficiencies.
"We are very excited about the opportunity to have Alan as a key member of our executive team," said Peter Harris, CEO. "The addition of Alan strengthens our long term commitment to excellence in metals manufacturing for the healthcare and life science markets."
About Cadence, Inc.
Cadence is a premier metals manufacturing company focused on new medical technologies, such as minimally invasive devices. Headquartered in the Green Hills Technology Center in Staunton, Virginia, Cadence has over 200 shareholders. The world's only IncisionLab enables better performance using the Define. Do. Measure. approach to new product design and development. Proprietary "sharps" and tube fabrication technologies enable Cadence to supply the most critical components and sub-assemblies for medical devices and scientific applications.
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