OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device and technology company, announced today that Eric B. Timko, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Belt Technologies, will join OrthAlign’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Timko is an accomplished medical device executive with over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He joins OrthAlign’s Board of Directors after serving in several executive capacities. Most recently, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Belt Technologies.
“My 25 year healthcare career has been focused on bringing-to-market innovative technologies that lead to better patient outcomes and equipping surgeons with the best tools in delivering the best care possible,” said Mr. Timko. “I am very impressed that OrthAlign technology has already been used in over 50,000 cases worldwide, and even more impressed with its breadth of compelling clinical data, which is rare in this space. The precision and accuracy, coupled with its affordable cost and practical use, enables all surgeons to experience those same excellent outcomes. I am very excited to join the OrthAlign team and will help in continuing to drive its strong growth and business footprint.”
Prior to joining Blue Belt Technologies, Mr. Timko served as President of and Chief Executive Officer of NeuroVasx, Inc., President of Carl Zeiss Surgical, Inc., and as Vice President of Siemens Medical Systems, Inc.
“As OrthAlign continues to grow and make its mark in the orthopedics space, it’s important that we continue adding only the best and brightest leaders to our team. We are pleased to welcome Eric to our Board,” said William E. Maya, OrthAlign’s Chief Executive Officer. “Eric brings unique and highly valuable experience to OrthAlign, being one of the medical technology industry’s most respected and innovative executives. His wealth of scientific, medical, technological, and executive leadership will enrich the Board and help the executive team to achieve its impressive growth plans. We are confident that he will bring valuable insights to help OrthAlign reach new levels of development and success.”
Mr. Timko also serves on the Boards of XTANT Medical and the Minnesota Chapter of Folds of Honor.