CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spinal Elements, a spine technology company, announced the expansion of its Sales team with the addition of Steve Haayen. Mr. Haayen is taking the role of Area Vice President of Sales in the Western United States.
Haayen brings over 10 years of spine sales and management experience to Spinal Elements, having previously held roles with Stryker Spine, Globus Medical, Lanx, and Biomet. In his roles with each company, Haayen has led sales growth while achieving multiple President’s & Chairman’s Club Awards, and Sales Director of the Year along with leading the Representative and Distributor of the Year from his region. Furthermore, he has a depth of experience in minimally invasive (MIS) and lateral access spine systems, an area of focus for Spinal Elements.
“We are very fortunate to have someone with Steve’s depth of knowledge in the space of our new expanding technologies. Steve’s business acumen, procedural and industry knowledge will help us continue the strong sales growth we have seen in 2016,” added Paul Cory, Vice President of Sales at Spinal Elements.
Spinal Elements is introducing several new technologies over the coming months including a novel MIS lateral access system, expandable interbody devices that aid in the restoration of proper sagittal balance by expanding and lordosing, and an MIS interspinous process fixation device. The company expects strong demand for these new procedurally driven surgical solutions in addition to the robust growth seen in its current line of products. Additional Sales management positions will be filled to help address ongoing expansion.
Spinal Elements will be exhibiting (Exhibit 1341) October 26th through the 28th at the North American Spine Society meeting in Boston. The company has seen over 20% growth this year in its core technologies, fueled by demand for its advanced technologies including Ti-Bond titanium coated implants.
About Spinal Elements
Spinal Elements, headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, is a spine technology company for spine surgeons who demand innovative, extremely high quality surgical solutions. From the company’s early work which helped make PEEK commonplace throughout the spine industry to recent advancements in Ti-Bond® porous titanium coated PEEK interbody implants and controlled delivery technology, Spinal Elements has built a reputation for being trustworthy, innovative and different. The company is focused on the development and marketing of progressive spinal treatment options and markets a complete portfolio of advanced spinal implant technologies. Additionally, the company distributes Hero® Allograft, the net proceeds from which are donated to charities benefiting children with life-threatening medical conditions. The company recently launched a warranty program for its Ti-Bond technology based on the success of over 10,000 devices implanted. For more information, please visit www.spinalelements.com.
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