MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - January 04, 2016) - Conventus Orthopaedics, a global medical device company dedicated to revolutionizing fracture treatment, today announced Scott Flora, President of Scott Flora Consulting, has been appointed to the Conventus Board as a non-executive independent director. With the addition of Mr. Flora, the Conventus Board of Directors now includes six members.
Conventus Chairman Dan Cole said, "We're pleased to welcome Mr. Flora to Conventus' Board of Directors, and we look forward to profiting from his insight as we transition into the commercialization and growth phase of our business. We anticipate Mr. Flora's expertise will supplement our already strong board in support of our goal to improve fracture treatment worldwide."
Prior to starting Scott Flora Consulting, Mr. Flora served as President and CEO of OmniGuide Surgical, a surgical energy business based in Cambridge, MA. Previously, he was also Global Business Unit President of Covidien's $3 billion surgical device business. Mr. Flora also served both as President of the Reconstructive Business Unit and General Manager of the Trauma business for Smith & Nephew, a $4.2 billion orthopedic company based in Memphis, TN.
Mr. Flora said, "I am honored to be joining Conventus' distinguished Board of Directors. It is an exciting time for the company with the transition into commercial market development of their recently cleared Cage™ PH system. This innovative 3D fracture fixation technology has the potential to be a true game changer. Additionally, having worked with other Conventus Board members in the past, I am very enthusiastic about supporting their collective efforts in guiding the company through the exciting times ahead."
About Conventus Orthopaedics, Inc.
Conventus Orthopaedics, Inc. was founded by a team of medical device professionals and physicians with the sole purpose of improving patient care by creating a 3-dimensional platform technology with less invasive solutions to a broad range of challenging periarticular fractures. Taking its name from the Latin word for coming together or union, Conventus Orthopaedics is focused on creating less invasive solutions to fractures in and around the joints. The company is dedicated to working with surgeons to improve healing and enable their patients' return to normal activities.