Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2010
Spinal Elements, a spinal technology company, has named R. Mitchell White Vice President of Sales. White is overseeing all sales and distribution functions for the company worldwide.
“We are thrilled to have Mitch join the Spinal Elements team,” said Todd Andres, President and CEO of Spinal Elements. “Mitch’s track record of being a top performer in high growth companies with a deep spine industry background makes him ideal for this critical position. Mitch has the leadership skills, acumen, and drive to accelerate our already robust growth.”
White brings 17 years of spine and orthopedic experience to Spinal Elements. He previously held positions directing sales within NuVasive, Stryker, and Osteotech. Most recently, White served as Regional Vice President of Sales with Apatech.
While at Apatech, White was the Regional Vice President of the year in 2009 with the highest growth in the country, growing his region 30% more than any other region. At Apatech, White had the top growth in the country for the two years ending April 2010. After being promoted from Regional Manager to Sales Director with NuVasive, White was NuVasive’s Sales Director of the Year in 2005, leading the country in sales growth and percent to quota. Prior to his departure late in 2006, White’s team exceeded 160% year over year growth.
“I am thrilled to be a part of Spinal Elements,” said White. “Spinal Elements has been a disruptive innovator in the field of stand-alone fusion devices, Controlled Delivery Guns for interbody implants, and the minimally invasive tissue sparing Zyre® facet arthroplasty device.”
White received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Colorado College in Colorado Springs and attended the American College in Paris, France. Additional information is available by calling Spinal Elements or on the company website at www.spinalelements.com. Spinal Elements, headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, is an innovative spine products company focused on the development of progressive spinal treatment options for today and tomorrow. The company markets a complete portfolio of unique spinal implant technologies throughout the U.S.