ChoiceSpine Welcomes Lauren Bishop VP of Biologics
KNOXVILLE, TN, September 29, 2020 – ChoiceSpine LLC, a privately-held spinal device manufacturer based in Knoxville, TN, announces the on-boarding of Lauren Bishop as its new Vice President of Biologics. This new addition is designed to grow the company’s expertise, deepen its knowledge base, and drive its biologics portfolio financial growth even further.
As Vice President of Biologics, Bishop will lead and be responsible for Choice Spine’s full biologics portfolio functions including sales, marketing strategy, inventory and forecasting. As a part of ChoiceSpine’s Leadership team, Lauren will assist in developing the strategic vision and operational plans for the company.
Lauren has over 15 years of experience within the medical device industry including marketing and sales leadership roles. Her experience encompassing biologics, spine, orthopedics, extremity, craniomaxillofacial and thoracic specialties. She has worked for top medical companies such as Biomet, Orthofix and Medicrea. With proven experience in driving market development and executing core sales strategies to drive revenue growth for innovative medical devices.
“We are delighted to have someone of Lauren’s experience join the ChoiceSpine team. Lauren brings an extensive biologics and medical device background knowledge to ChoiceSpine that fits well with the company’s future growth plans,” said Marty Altshuler and Rick Henson, Co-Presidents of ChoiceSpine.
ChoiceSpine is well positioned to benefit from the dynamic and fast-growing spinal device market. This leadership change aligns with the company’s long-term strategic focus and expectations of industry-leading profitable growth.
ChoiceSpine LLC is a spinal device company located in Knoxville, TN and is privately-held by Altus Capital Partners. The company prides itself on providing excellent products and exceptional service to meet the needs of their customers. ChoiceSpine offers a breadth of innovative and surgeon focused systems that are designed to be safe, efficient, and easy-to-use. By working closely with physicians and maintaining a service-focused distribution, ChoiceSpine will continue to bring technically-superior spinal products to market. For more information, please visit www.choicespine.com.
Altus Capital Partners is a private equity firm that makes control investments in middle market manufacturing businesses. We believe that our exclusive focus on manufacturing provides us with a unique understanding of the opportunities and challenges faced by companies in the sector. We utilize a patient, thoughtful investment approach and seek to partner with the management teams of our operating companies to achieve growth. With offices in Wilton, CT and Lincolnshire, IL, Altus Capital Partners has completed 18 platform investments and numerous add on acquisitions since 2003. For more information, please visit www.altuscapitalpartners.com.
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