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Posted on Oct 25, 2017

CARLSBAD, CA – October 24, 2017 – Astura Medical, a high growth, innovative spine technology company, today announced it appointed Steve Haayen as its Vice President of Commercial Operations. In this role, Mr. Haayen will be reporting to Joel Gambrell, President and CEO, and responsible for the continued expansion of the Company’s commercialization strategy across the United States.

“I am excited to welcome Steve as a member of the Astura executive team,” said Mr. Gambrell. “His leadership and significant expertise in multiple aspects of the business, will be critical as we continue to scale our efforts of bringing best-in-class technology to our surgeon and distributor partners.”

Mr. Haayen brings over 11 years of spine sales and management experience to Astura. Prior to joining Astura, Mr. Haayen has held roles of increasing responsibility with Stryker Spine, Globus Medical, Biomet Spine, and most recently, as Area Vice President at Spinal Elements. Throughout his career, Mr. Haayen has consistently delivered high volume revenue growth, developed sales distribution channels, and helped establish strategic direction for organizations.

Astura Medical will be exhibiting (Exhibit 565) its full portfolio of technology, including its most recent addition, BRIDALVEIL OCT System, at the 32nd North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, taking place in Orlando, October 24-27th. 

About Astura Medical

Astura Medical was formed in 2014 with the objective of creating a disciplined, multi-phased approach to developing, manufacturing, and distributing medical devices. With surgeon input and feedback at every stage of development, Astura has created an extensive line of devices of the highest quality and sleekest design.

The two essential pillars that contribute to Astura Medical’s success are high quality products and robust distribution channels. These pillars, combined with passion and innovation, are what drive the Astura team to achieve great success with developing devices and entering them into the marketplace.

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Joel Gambrell

Astura Medical