MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Conventus Orthopaedics, a medical device company revolutionizing fracture repair surgery, today announced that Richard Mott has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Mott is currently a principal in Walkabout Consulting LLC, a management consulting and private equity firm, where he provides strategic counsel to operating teams for several privately held medical technology and biotech entities in various stages of development. He is the current Chairman of Silk Road Medical, Relievant MedSystems and 480 Biomedical. Previously, Mr. Mott served as President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Kyphon Inc., a NASDAQ-listed global medical device company focused on minimally invasive spinal therapies, through its acquisition by Medtronic, Inc in late 2007. Prior to Kyphon, Mr. Mott held several executive positions at Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc., most recently as Chief Operating Officer, as well as executive operating roles within the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.
"We are pleased to welcome Rich to our Board and look forward to benefiting from his extensive track record of success and leadership in the orthopaedic industry," said Matthew Jewett, President and Chief Executive Officer of Conventus. "His experience in building and scaling high potential medical device platforms will be invaluable as we continue to introduce additional innovative Cage technology solutions and build a solid foundation for future commercial growth."
"I am excited to join an organization dedicated to revolutionizing fracture repair surgery and improving outcomes for patients," said Richard Mott. "It is an especially exciting time to be a part of Conventus as the company prepares to launch an enhanced proximal humerus (PH) system and as compelling data on 125 proximal humerus patients will be presented at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) conference in Vancouver next month."
About Conventus Orthopaedics, Inc.
Conventus Orthopaedics, Inc. was founded by a team of medical device professionals and physicians with the sole purpose of improving patient care by creating a 3-dimensional platform technology with less invasive solutions to a broad range of challenging periarticular fractures. Taking its name from the Latin word for coming together or union, Conventus Orthopaedics is focused on creating less invasive solutions to fractures in and around the joints. The company is dedicated to working with surgeons to improve healing and enable their patients' return to normal activities.
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