Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. announced that Patricia B. Shrader, vice president of global regulatory affairs at Medtronic, Inc., will join its Board of Directors as an independent director under applicable New York Stock Exchange listing standards.
Shrader is replacing Bennett Rosenthal, senior partner and co-head of Private Equity Group at Ares Management, LLC, after he resigned on December 19. Rosenthal had been a member of the board since 2006, according to a company press release.
“We are very excited to welcome Patricia Shrader to Hanger’s board. Patricia’s nearly 25-year career in regulatory and external affairs in the medical device and diagnostics industry will prove useful in the future as we continue to grow in ever-changing regulatory and public policy environments,” Thomas F. Kirk, chief executive officer of Hanger Orthopedic Group, stated in the release.