PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Wright Therapy
Products, Inc. announced today that Michael Hinson has been
appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the company.
The company, based in Oakdale, PA, manufactures and sells
pneumatic compression devices targeted for the treatment of
lymphedema, venous insufficiency and the sports medicine markets.
Hinson joins Wright Therapy after holding senior financial
and sales leadership positions at MEDRAD, Inc, a global leader of
diagnostic and therapeutic devices.
“I’m very excited to join a company like Wright Therapy,” said
Hinson. “The company is well-positioned to serve our growing senior
population, the group primarily afflicted with these terrible
diseases. I know I speak for everyone at Wright when I say we’re
proud to provide solutions that help these patients live normal
lives.” Hinson will also serve on the company’s Board of
Wright Therapy additionally announced that John Friel, former
President & CEO of MEDRAD, Inc. has joined the company’s Board
of Directors. Friel orchestrated MEDRAD’s global strategies
for two decades. During his tenure, Friel sparked the
innovation and commitment to excellence that drove significant
growth at MEDRAD and solidified the company as a global leader.
“I am very honored to join Wright Therapy’s Board of
Directors and am excited about the potential manufacturing job
growth the company brings to the Western PA region,” he said.
“Given that I have lymphedema myself, I value the positive
impact Wright’s innovative technology and products have on patients
Jim Liken, chairman of Wright’s Board of Directors commented,
“We’re extremely pleased to add Mike and John to our leadership
team. Their backgrounds working with a high-growth medical
device company will be very useful as we complete our current
investor funding activities and look to fuel our growth in the U.S.