Ken Yamada is new chief operating officer of SpineVision


SpineVision has announced it has appointed Ken Yamada, a former executive of Wright Medical, as its new chief operating officer. It also reported it has opened a new subsidiary in Germany.

“Ken Yamada is a senior executive with a strong track record of success in the medical device and surgical specialties, specifically in orthopaedic/spine and neurological global markets,” said Arnaud Brisard, chief executive officer. “He joins SpineVision after more than two years with Wright Medical Technology, where he served as vice president of International Operations. He will lead SpineVision’s general management and sales management efforts for our US subsidiary. Ken brings substantial skill sets to SpineVision, and we expect him to make an immediate and significant contribution in support of our business’ growth throughout North America.”

As a result of establishing the new subsidiary in Germany, Danny Severens has been promoted to sales manager, Northern Europe. In addition to his current responsibilities as country manager for Benelux, Severens also will be responsible for the development of SpineVision’s sales network in Germany.