Irvine, CA– April 21, 2009– OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company in Orange County, CA, today announced the appointment of Rory Gleadhill to Vice President of Marketing and Gary Scheel to Vice President of Sales.
Rory Gleadhill’s career in the orthopedic industry spans over twenty years, with a specialized focus on marketing and sales. Prior to joining OrthAlign, Mr. Gleadhill held the role of VP of Sales & Marketing at BME, Inc. He has held senior marketing positions at Smith & Nephew and Interpore Cross. He has been working with OrthAlign as a consultant since late 2008.
Gary Scheel has more than twenty-five years of executive orthopedic sales and marketing experience from small and large companies that include Smith & Nephew, OsteoBiologics, Inc. Regeneration Technologies, Inc. and Orthopedic Biosystems Ltd. Mr. Scheel is recognized for his excellent track record in building dynamic and successful sales teams.
“With our first product candidate in the final phases of development, we are shifting gears towards commercialization in the US in the second half of 2009” said Pieter Wolters, OrthAlign’s President and CEO. “I am delighted that we’ve been able to strengthen our team with these two experienced and creative industry professionals. They each have a proven track record of success in sales and marketing with established industry leaders as well as with start-up companies. Their unique experience, skill and integrity will be instrumental to our ability to achieve OrthAlign’s goal to make computer assisted total joint surgery accessible to all surgeons and their patients.”