NGMedical has announced the addition of Mitch White as president and general manager, a role in which he will lead all aspects of the company’s business throughout the US.
White has held numerous positions within the spinal implant industry, with executive leadership roles for companies including NuVasive, Apatech, Spinal Elements and, most recently, Centinel Spine.
“I’m excited to build the NGMedical brand, team and presence in the US. The passionate team of NGMedical has a rich history of challenging limits and collaboratively developing cutting-edge, clinically relevant technology. This includes the first line of additively manufactured interbody devices,” said White. “We will continue to listen to the market—patients, surgeons, healthcare facilities, distributors and insurers—and be nimble to meet their dynamic needs.”
Last year NGMedical received FDA clearance for the BEE Cervical 3D Ti Cage, the BEE® HA Cervical Cage, and the BEE PLIF Lumbar 3D Ti Cage. The BEE platform of interbody cages are designed to challenge the limits of additive manufacturing, say NGMedical. They add that the purposefully designed honeycomb endplates reduce the risk of subsidence, that the honeycomb structure allows for bony ingrowth, and the reduced use of titanium minimises x-ray artifacts, while offering a very large graft space.
Peter Weiland, CEO of NGMedical, added: “We really are happy for Mitch to join our team. Mitch brings significant market experience to strengthen and accelerate our US market launch. We are looking forward to an exciting cooperation and success.”
Josh Sandberg of Ortho Spine Partners, commented: “It has been an honour to be an active part of the launch of NGMedical in the United States. The entire team is top-notch, and they have consistently demonstrated a desire to be a disruptive force with true innovations.
“Mitch White is someone I have had the pleasure of knowing and observing for years. His talent and reputation set him apart in the industry, and he is the perfect selection to care for the business, its customers and the patients they all serve. I am excited to continue our work alongside Mitch White.”