Ozop Surgical Corp (OTCMKTS:OZSC), a spinal surgical device producer, announced Wednesday that it was tapping industry veteran Nick Ansari to head its sales team.
Ansari steps in as executive vice president of sales and marketing after more than 20 years in the sector. Over the course of his career, Ansari has held senior roles at influential medical device companies including Stryker, Medtronic, Globus and Lanx/Biomet orthopedics.
“We are excited to add Nick to our team,” CEO Michael Chermak said in a statement.
“His superb track record in driving sales and his deep industry knowledge and experience are welcome additions to our growing team, especially as we focus on expanding our footprint with Spinal Resources Inc’s (SRI) products and ready ourselves for future product introductions of our proprietary technologies,” said Chermak.
On August 26, Ozop signed a deal with SRI to sell the company’s Swedge product, a pedicle screw used in spinal procedures. The deal included an option to ultimately purchase SRI.
“I’m ecstatic to join Ozop and excited about its relationship with Spinal Resources Inc combined with its pipeline of disruptive technologies,” Ansari said in a statement. “I am results oriented and look forward to making an impact on our growth and development.”
Ozop stock increased 60% by midday Wednesday to $0.03.
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