IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Interventional Spine®, Inc. today announced the appointment of Stephen T. Colaiezzi to the position of Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing.
“We are very fortunate to have Stephen join our team. He brings the right kind of experience to drive our portfolio and accelerate our growth,” said Walter Cuevas, Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Colaiezzi brings to Interventional Spine 18 years of experience in the orthopedic and spine industry and will lead the Company’s U.S. sales and marketing initiatives. He has contributed to the success of some of the most prominent companies in the industry; including Medtronic, Stryker and Aesculap. Most recently Mr. Colaiezzi held the position of Vice President of U.S. Sales and Marketing for Praxim, Inc., a privately held medical technology company specializing in orthopedic navigation and robotics.
“I am excited about the opportunity to bring my experience and insight to such a dynamic company that is consistently on the cutting edge of innovation,” said Mr. Colaiezzi.
Interventional Spine®, Inc. is a privately held company based in Irvine, California, that designs, develops and markets patented implantable devices for the spine that can be deployed via percutaneous techniques.
Their product offerings include the PERPOS® PLS System with a unique one size fits all BONE-LOK® implant for the lumbar spine, the PERPOS® Percutaneous Cervical System which received the Best New Technology in Cervical Care Award for 2010, and RENEW™, an interspinous allograft that can be used as an adjunct to posterior instrumented fusion.
Supported by the Company’s unique product introduction systems, Interventional Spine’s products provide benefits to patients, surgeons and hospitals alike. More information on the Company and its products can be found at: www.i-spineinc.com