Otto Bock HealthCare promoted employee Matt Read to the position of orthopedic services sales representative for the Denver and Vail, Colo., areas. Read previously worked as a patient service representative (PSR).
“Matt’s responsibilities as a PSR included the daily set-up of various Otto Bock Continuous Passive Motion machines and other durable medical equipment in hospitals and homes, and it was also his responsibility to educate patients and hospital staff on their use,” John Friedman, chief marketing officer for Orthopedic Services, stated in a press release. “His extensive knowledge of the products and his proven customer service skills made him a natural choice for promotion.”
Read’s background includes a bachelor’s degree from Ottawa University and a master’s degree in sports management from the University of Kansas. In addition to his success with Otto Bock, He has more than a decade of experience in management, sales and customer service.
“My goals in this new position include driving the business forward in my territory and supporting Otto Bock as a major player in the Continuous Passive Motion and orthotics markets,” Read stated. “I appreciate the confidence the company has placed in me to accomplish these objectives, and I am extremely honored to be a part of the outstanding Otto Bock sales team.”