LOGAN, Utah, May 2 Facet Solutions, Inc., a privately heldcompany focused on commercializing motion preservation spinal implants, todayannounced the addition of industry veteran Mr. Mike McCarthy to serve on itsBoard of Directors.
"Mr. McCarthy is a terrific addition to our Board, bringing a wealth ofknowledge in the spine industry which will assist Facet Solutions throughoutthe clinical and commercialization phases of the company," stated Mr. GeoffPardo, President and CEO of Facet Solutions, Inc. "Mr. McCarthy has exhibiteda track record of success, most recently as President and CEO of Endius whichwas sold to Zimmer in 2007. Throughout his 29 year orthopedic and spineindustry career he has held many executive level positions, including GlobalVice President of Sales and Marketing for Implex through its acquisition byZimmer and several executive positions with Johnson & Johnson."
Mr. McCarthy provided his perspective on being appointed to the FacetSolutions Board. "I am a huge fan of Facet Solutions. They have all of theingredients of a great company which include a large market opportunity, greattechnology, leading intellectual property and a fantastic team. I look forwardto working with the Facet Solutions Board and management team to bringbreakthrough technologies to the lumbar spine marketplace."
Facet Solutions, Inc. has developed the Anatomic Facet Replacement System(AFRS(TM)) to provide patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and facetdegeneration, a motion preserving alternative to lumbar spinal fusion. TheAFRS(TM) procedure includes replacement of the diseased facet joint with ananatomic implant that restores the natural motion, stability, and balance tothe lumbar spine.
*Note: AFRS(TM) is an investigational device in the United States. It islimited by United States (U.S.) Federal Law for investigational use only.
About Facet Solutions
Facet Solutions, Inc. is a privately held, venture-backed company focusedon development and commercialization of surgical devices for the treatment offacet-related spinal disorders. Facet Solutions has received venture capitalfrom its partners De Novo Ventures, Pequot Ventures, and Spray VenturePartners. Facet Solutions is FDA registered and is certified to ISO 13485.
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