LANTERNA Announces the Appointment of Horace Hale B.A. Sc., to the Post of President


SAINT GALLEN – Lanterna Medical Technologies (Feb.01, 2013)

Lanterna Medical Technologies, a medical device company focused on developing innovative and intuitive and cost effective solutions for spine disease, announced today, the appointment of Mr. Horace W. Hale to the post of president.

Mrs. K.L. Hale B.A., M.B.A. (Lond.), managing director of Lanterna said, “We are extremely fortunate and excited to have such an experienced and well versed professional as a member of our team.

Mr. Hale brings a proven track record of building value and creating innovative new ideas for treatment modalities as well as marketing methods.

His extensive knowledge of the worldwide orthopedic implant market and his creative innovations will be welcomed additions that will further bolster the depth and experience of our company.

As we begin to execute on our market share taking strategy, we look forward with great anticipation, to Mr. Hale’s contributions.

Prior to joining Lanterna, Mr. Hale held several senior sales and management positions with Kyphon, Smith and Nephew and Johnson and Johnson both in North America and the E.M.E.A. region.

Mr. Hale has been singularly responsible for the introduction of many new and innovative spinal treatment modalities to the art and science of the surgical treatment of spine disease.

Mr. Hale is the proud holder of 4 issued patents both in the USA and internationally (Including Japan) in the area of ¨FACET  RESURFACING TECHNOLOGY¨.

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