Ottobock announced that it has created an upper limb prosthetics team, which includes seven Ottobock marketing, sales and clinical experts, according to a news release.
Business development manager and sales specialist Dave Slipher will lead the team. Slipher has more than 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development, and his primary responsibilities will include earning customer trust, understanding their businesses and creating solutions to help accomplish business goals and foster patient outcomes.
Gerald Stark, MSEM, CPO/L, FAAOP, senior upper limb specialist, will be responsible or strategizing with marketing and sales areas to develop education and training. Clinical experts Julie Schick, CP and Tim Shride, CPO will work closely with Stark.
Scott Weber, MS will serve as the senior marketing manager, bringing 20 years of experience in the medical device industry to the team. He will work with Bambi Lombardi, OTR/L, upper limb marketing specialist, to provide marketing support to sales representatives in the field.
“Assembling this knowledgeable and skilled team of Ottobock experts underscores our ongoing commitment to the growing segment of upper limb prosthetics,” Brad Ruhl, president and chief executive officer of Ottobock, US HealthCare, stated in the release. “Whether they need support with advanced technology such as our Michaelangelo hand or with any of the other offerings in our upper limb line of products, we are pleased to make available to our customers clinical and business support from the best in the industry.”
This article was updated on 12/8/14.