Senior Management Changes At MAKO Surgical

In short

In a press release issued today via Globe Newswire, Mako Surgical Corp. has announced that Steven J. Nunes has tendered his resignation as MAKO’s Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing effective July 17, 2012.

Background

Mako markets the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic surgical platform, MAKOplasty® joint specific applications, and proprietary RESTORIS® implants that the company says together enable orthopaedic surgeons to consistently, reproducibly and precisely treat patient specific osteoarthritic disease.

Maurice R. Ferré, M.D., MAKO’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will assume sales responsibilities on an interim basis while MAKO conducts a search for a Senior Vice President of Sales. Ivan Delevic, MAKO’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Business Development, will transition to the new role of Senior Vice President of Marketing and assume commercial marketing responsibilities, in addition to his existing strategic marketing responsibilities.

Company comments

“I would like to thank Steve for his many contributions and years of service to MAKO,” said Dr. Ferré. “Moreover, I look forward to leading our near term sales efforts and driving the ongoing adoption of MAKOplasty.”

Source: Mako Surgical Corp., Globe Newswire