FzioMed Appoints Todd Fanning as Vice President of Sales
SAN LUIS OBISPO, California – November 5, 2007 – FzioMed, Inc., a leader in surgical biomaterials, announced today the appointment of Todd P. Fanning to the position of Vice President of Sales.
Mr. Fanning is a seasoned sales executive with over twenty years of experience growing successful commercial organizations in the medical device industry. His background includes sales leadership positions at Innovative Spinal Technologies, Abbott Spine (formerly Spinal Concepts), Sulzer Orthopedics, and Baxter Healthcare Corporation.
“We are very excited to welcome Todd to the FzioMed team,” said John Krelle, FzioMed President and CEO. “Todd’s success in high-growth medical device sales, and his background in spine and orthopedics, will be a valuable asset as we prepare for U.S. launch of our Oxiplex spine surgery gel.”
Founded in 1996, FzioMed is a privately held medical company developing and commercializing absorbable, surgical biomaterials based on the company’s patented science. FzioMed’s innovative polymer technology has uses in a variety of specialties including orthopedics, spine, gynecology, general surgery and aesthetic surgery. FzioMed products include Oxiplex® gel for spine surgery and LaresseT cosmetic dermal filler, both currently marketed outside of the U.S.
FzioMed®, Oxiplex® and Laresse® are registered trademarks of FzioMed, Inc.