MARQUETTE, Mich., July 10 /PRNewswire/ — Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc., a leading innovator in the design and manufacture of spinal and orthopaedic implants and instruments, has named Thomas J. McLeer as its new Chief Marketing Officer & General Manager of Spinal Operations, effective June 1, 2009.
Mr. McLeer, who had been Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Archus Orthopedics, will be in charge of managing and directing all of Pioneer’s spinal operations, including marketing and sales.
“Tom brings real world spine experience to a high class organization,” noted Jeff Millin, President & CEO of Pioneer Surgical Technology. “He will be a great addition to help us maintain our high growth rate.”
Before joining Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc., Mr. McLeer was responsible for directing all aspects of the creation of a new spinal implant segment at Archus Orthopedics, including world-wide strategy, growth, and development. He developed marketing, distribution, and training to facilitate clinical efforts and established local representation to handle cases in the United States, Europe, South America, and China.
Prior to Archus Orthopedics, Mr. McLeer held the role of Vice President of Business Development at Spinal Concepts, Inc. Previous to that he served as Vice President of Marketing at Interpore Cross, Inc., and in various product management roles at Zimmer, Inc. He also gained market experience serving in sales representative roles at Intermedics Associates, Inc., Howmedica-Johnson, Inc., and Abbott Laboratories early in his career.
Mr. McLeer has also been named inventor on numerous issued or pending medical device patents. Mr. McLeer holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from Ohio State University. He and his wife Linda reside with their 12 year-old son in Redmond, Washington.