MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyber Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on developing innovative spine and orthopaedic devices for private label opportunities, announces the election of Arthur Alfaro to its Board of Directors.
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Mr. Arthur Alfaro was a founder of Nextremity Solutions, Inc. and ORTHOCON, Inc. (Abyrx, Inc.) where he held the position of President, CEO and Director at both companies. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Osteotech, Inc. and President, Sofamor Danek Thoracolumbar, which was acquired by Medtronic Inc. for $3.4 billion. In addition, he held various senior executive positions that included General Manager, Worldwide Operations, Sulzer Carbomedics, Inc. and Vice President Corporate Sales & Marketing, Boston Scientific Corp. where he participated in the company's IPO. He was later promoted at Boston Scientific to Vice President & General Manager, Microvasive. Mr. Alfaro holds a BS degree from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
"Tyber Medical offers orthopaedic companies the ability to add new, innovative products without both the risk and expense that is incurred in new product development," said Mr. Alfaro. "The ability to acquire a new technology that is ready for launch provides immediate revenues that offset the cost of acquisition. Companies can quickly fill holes in their product portfolio without the impact to their P&L."
"Arthur is an excellent addition to the team," said Jeff Tyber, Chief Executive Officer of Tyber Medical. "He is a proven leader and fantastic entrepreneur. Arthur's background has afforded him a wealth of experience in spine, biologics and the extremities markets, which will be extremely valuable as we evolve into a larger, dynamic growth company."
About Tyber Medical:
Tyber Medical, LLC, Morristown, New Jersey, is focused on addressing an industry-wide need for rapid access to regulatory approved orthopedic implants. These implants are most often used in conjunction with proprietary branded devices produced by companies ranging from small start-ups to large corporations. Tyber Medical is certified ISO 13485.
Tyber Medical produces and markets spinal interbody spacers featuring both a standard sterile and non-sterile PEEK and TyPEEK, a proprietary titanium plasma sprayed PEEK. The spacers include configurations for Anterior Cervical (ACIF), Anterior Lumbar (ALIF), Posterior Lumbar (PLIF), Oblique Lumbar (OLIF), Transforaminal Lumbar (TLIF), and Direct Lateral (DLIF) Interbody Spacers. For more information visit our website www.TyberMedical.com
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