Bacterin Announces Two New VPs
BELGRADE, Mont. - Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BONE), a leader in the development of revolutionary bone graft material and coatings for medical applications, is pleased to announce the addition of Jimmy Bornheimer, Vice President of Finance, and Stephen Smith, Vice President of Regulatory and Quality Assurance. Both Mr. Bornheimer and Mr. Smith bring vast experience in their fields and fill new positions within Bacterin’s management team.
“Mr. Bornheimer and Mr. Smith bring extensive experience in their areas of expertise, and will fill key roles as Bacterin grows,” said Dan Goldberger, Bacterin President and CEO.
Mr. Bornheimer has over 25 years of experience in various senior level financial and business development roles with companies in the medical device industry. Prior to his appointment at Bacterin, he was Chief Financial Officer of Sound Surgical Technologies LLC which was acquired by Solta Medical Inc. in February of last year. Prior to that, he held a number of financial positions during his fifteen years with Pfizer Inc. in its Hospital Product Group Division. As Vice President of Finance, Mr. Bornheimer will report to John Gandolfo, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, and will have responsibility over the day-to-day financial activities for Bacterin as well as internal and SEC reporting.
Mr. Smith brings over 25 years of experience in senior regulatory and quality assurance positions in the medical device industry, including experience in tissue banking as well. His most recent position was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for Sound Surgical Technologies LLC/Solta Medical. Prior to this position, Mr. Smith worked for AlloSource and Valleylab (Covidien). He has extensive knowledge pertaining to ISO 13485, FDA, and AATB regulatory requirements, guidelines, and standards. As Vice President of Regulatory and Quality Assurance for Bacterin, he will oversee Bacterin’s Regulatory and Quality department and Bacterin’s Quality System.