IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Freedom Innovations, an Irvine, CA based manufacturer of advanced technology prosthetic devices, has named Rob Cripe as its Senior Vice President of Global Marketing. Cripe brings over 20 years of medical device industry experience to the Freedom management team. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing for DJO Global.
"We're thrilled to have Rob join our team," said Maynard Carkhuff, Freedom’s President and CEO. "Throughout his career, he has repeatedly shown the ability to develop strategies to maximize effectiveness and drive growth for the markets being addressed. He also comes to us with an impeccable track record of launching new products and leading new business initiatives. We’re confident that his insights, know-how and passion for innovation will play a key role in our future successes."
Prior to his work at DJO Global, Cripe held executive positions with Smith and Nephew, Biomet, Interpore Cross, and Pegasus Biologics.
Freedom Innovations, LLC (www.freedom-innovations.com) designs, manufactures, and markets advanced technology lower extremity prosthetic devices that provide people with physical challenges the ability to reach their full potential. Based in Irvine, CA, Freedom’s lower extremity prosthetics are distributed around the world.