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Vivorté Continues Transformation with Announcement of Mark Wagner as Chief Executive Officer

LOUISVILLE, KY — (March 5, 2018) — Vivorté, Inc., a vertically-integrated manufacturer and marketer of Performance Biologics™ including TRABEXUS®, FORTERA™ and REGENTO™ announced today that Mark Wagner will assume the role of CEO to spur the company through its next phase of exponential growth.

Wagner has extensive experience leading commercial organizations within the orthopedics sector and broader medical device industry. Prior to joining Vivorté, Wagner was Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at DCI Donor Services, leading the commercialization of a diverse product line servicing the orthopedics, spine and wound care market segments.

“It is a critical time in Vivorté’s history and we are excited to announce this transition”, said Robert Saunders, Vivorté Chairman. “Over the last several months, Vivorté has been actively implementing a variety of strategic initiatives that are beginning to bear fruit. As we continue to focus on commercial execution, we look forward to continued progress and growth under Mark’s direction. Additionally, the board of directors would like to acknowledge Ruth Voor, whose wealth of contributions include leading the Vivorté organization through the product development and regulatory clearance of Trabexus and establishment of the Company’s current portfolio of products.”

Wagner joined Vivorté in October 2017 and has made a significant impact by implementing new branding / marketing initiatives and energizing the company’s sales channels. Prior experience includes leadership positions at AmerisourceBergen, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals and RTI Surgical. Wagner holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College.

“I’m excited to become Vivorté’s CEO at this pivotal point in the company’s history,” said Wagner. “Vivorté already has the two most important ingredients for success – great products and great people. The company is focused on delivering our game-changing products to the orthopedic marketplace and sharing the clinical product efficacy results we are now seeing from our early adopters.”

Representatives from Vivorté will be attending the upcoming American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, held March 6-10, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana to address corporate inquiries.

About Vivorté, Inc. 

Vivorté, Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky is a privately-held, vertically-integrated manufacturer and marketer of Performance Biologics™. Vivorté is committed to developing innovative and cost-effective surgical products for the benefit of surgeons, hospitals and patients. The Company’s product portfolio includes Trabexus® Trabecular Osteoinductive Biocement, Fortera™ Fortifying Osteoconductive Biocement and Regento™ Regenerative Scaffold. To learn more, please visit our website at vivorte.com.

Media Contact: Therese Montano / 502-714-7234 / tmontano@vivorte.com

 

 

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