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Arthrex Announces Employee Promotions


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Arthrex Announces Employee Promotions

NAPLES, FL – June 18, 2012 – Reinhold Schmieding, President and Founder of Arthrex, has announced the promotions of 17 employees.

“These employees have demonstrated strong commitment and dedication for a significant number of years, and truly exemplify positive leadership at Arthrex,” said Schmieding.  “We congratulate them on their outstanding career accomplishments and success.”
Vice President-Level Promotions:
Alex Seifert, Vice President, Iberoamerica, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific
Andy Stewart, Vice President, North American Sales 
John Schmieding, Vice President, Legal Counsel
Kathy Sparrow, Vice President, Human Resources

Director-Level Promotions:
Dennis O’Keefe, Director of Customer Relationship Management
Tim Hoover, Director of Product Management, Knee and Hip
Bill Benavitz, Director of Product Management, Shoulder and Elbow
Pete Denove, Director of Product Management, Distal Extremities
Ricardo Albertorio, Director of Engineering, Knee and Hip
Peter Dreyfuss, Director of Engineering, Shoulder and Elbow
Karen Gallen, Director of Engineering, Distal Extremities
Randy Hacker, Director of Engineering, Pump and RF
Ken Adams, Director of Engineering, Powered Resection
David Bumpous, Director of Operations, Arthrex Logistics Center
Peter Russano, Director of Supply Chain
Peggy Cooley, Director of Compliance
Chris Holter, Director of Commercial Finance

Arthrex, headquartered in Naples, FL, is a worldwide leader in orthopaedic product development and educational services for orthopaedic surgeons.  More than 6,000 products for arthroscopic and minimally invasive orthopaedic surgical procedures have been developed by Arthrex and are currently marketed worldwide.  For more information, visit and


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