AUGUST 2013: TrueMotion Spine Appoints Industry Veteran John Maynard as CEO
TrueMotion Spine, Inc., a medical device startup developing next generation total disc replacement devices for the surgical treatment of degenerative disc disease, has named industry veteran John Maynard as CEO as of August 1. Maynard brings over 20 years of spine industry experience having worked with or for industry leaders Medtronic Sofamor Danek, NuVasive, Abbott Spine, and Pioneer Surgical as well as for early stage companies Paradigm Spine, SpineMedica, Surgical Navigation Technologies, St. Francis Medical and Orthovita. John has served in a variety of executive and sales management positions as well as owning and managing an independent spine/orthobiologics distributorship. Prior to joining TrueMotion, Maynard led Paradigm Spine's Stabilization System Division. Previously, he held executive leadership positions in both early stage and established spine companies including: VP, Product Management for SpineMedica where he oversaw development of motion preservation devices such as artificial discs; President of independent spine and orthobiologics distributor Spinal Dynamics; and Area Sales Director for Medtronic Sofamor Danek.