Bold Leadership for a New Era: ulrich medical USA® Welcomes Jim Bruty as Chief Executive Officer to Build Upon its Legacy of Innovation

PLANO, TexasJan. 24, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — ulrich medical USA, the pioneer in expandable corpectomy devices and a market leader in spine technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Bruty as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Bruty joined the company in March 2023 as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) and brings over 20 years of commercial leadership within the orthopedic and spine technology industry.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jim into this new role,” said Klaus Kiesel, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ulrich medical USA and Chief Executive Officer, ulrich medical. “Jim is an experienced commercial executive with deep industry knowledge and meaningful relationships within the spine surgeon community. He is passionate about our mission and values and is the right leader to guide ulrich medical USA through its next phase of growth.”

Mr. Bruty joined ulrich medical USA with an impressive track record of success in the orthopedic and spine sectors. As the company’s COO, Mr. Bruty directed a variety of activities including commercial development, marketing, customer service, administration, and operations. Prior to joining ulrich medical USA, he spent 10 years at 4WEB Medical as SVP of Sales and Marketing where he led all commercial activities. Before that, Mr. Bruty spent nine years at Stryker where he held numerous roles of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing leadership. Mr. Bruty also worked for Brainlab for several years.

“I am honored to lead ulrich medical USA and build upon its legacy of excellence,” commented Mr. Bruty. “Together with the talented team already in place and the high-quality suite of products we offer spine surgeons for their degenerative, deformity, and trauma procedures, I am confident that we can achieve even greater success.”

Mr. Bruty succeeds Hans Stover, who played a crucial role in establishing a foundation of growth and profitability for ulrich medical USA over his 14-year tenure.

About ulrich medical USA

ulrich medical USA, headquartered in Plano, Texas is a subsidiary of ulrich medical, an innovative medical technology company headquartered in Ulm, Germany. Founded in 1912 by Heinrich C. Ulrich, the family-owned, privately held company is focused on the development, manufacturing and marketing of cutting-edge medical technology that restores function and alignment of the spine through excellence in design and manufacturing. Pioneers of expandable technology, surgeons worldwide have trusted in ulrich products for over 100 years.

US designed technology, German manufacturing integrity.

Information on ulrich medical USA and its complete line of surgical solutions for spine pathologies can be found at www.ulrichmedicalusa.com.

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ulrich medical USA® Announces FDA Clearance for Expanded Indications of Momentum® and Momentum® MIS Systems

Expanded indications allow Posterior Spinal Fixation Systems to be used with V-STEADY Bone Cement for bone tumor management 

PLANO, TexasDec. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — ulrich medical USA, the pioneer in expandable corpectomy devices and a market leader in spine technology, today announced FDA clearance for expanded indications of the Momentum and Momentum MIS Posterior Spinal Fixation Systems. The expanded indications allow for both Momentum and Momentum MIS systems to be used in conjunction with G21 V-STEADY Radiopaque Bone Cement to help restore the integrity of the spinal column in patients with advanced stage tumors.

Momentum and Momentum MIS Posterior Spinal Fixation Systems and V-STEADY Bone Cement

“I’m excited that I can now use Momentum in conjunction with V-STEADY,” said Alekos Theologis, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Spine Surgery at UCSF Health. “Momentum has been a valuable treatment option and this enhancement will be beneficial to a segment of my patients.”

The Momentum and Momentum MIS Posterior Spinal Fixation Systems are used to provide stabilization, fixation and correction of the thoracolumbar and sacroiliac spine. These fixation systems enable surgeons to manage a comprehensive range of adult degenerative and deformity cases, including connections from occiput to pelvis, bone cement augmentation, and revisions for adjacent segment disease in restoration of spinal alignment in open or percutaneous procedures.

“We are pleased to have received this expanded indication from the FDA”, said Eric Lucas, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology at ulrich medical USA. “The combination of Momentum with V-STEADY offers our surgeon customers a new treatment option to support their most challenging patients.”

About ulrich medical USA

ulrich medical USA, headquartered in Plano, Texas is a subsidiary of ulrich medical, an innovative medical technology company headquartered in Ulm, Germany. Founded in 1912 by Heinrich C. Ulrich, the family-owned, privately held company is focused on the development, manufacturing and marketing of cutting-edge medical technology that restores function and alignment of the spine through excellence in design and manufacturing. Pioneers of expandable technology, surgeons worldwide have trusted in ulrich products for over 100 years.

US designed technology, German manufacturing integrity.

Information on ulrich medical USA and its complete line of surgical solutions for spine pathologies can be found at www.ulrichmedicalusa.com.

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Teamwork truly has no borders!

Momentum MIS

Teamwork truly has no borders!

ulrich medical USA had the privilege of hosting two of our talented German engineering colleagues from ulrich medical for a week of collaboration, hard work, and a touch of fun! It was an incredible experience to strengthen our relationships while working hand in hand to drive innovation and excellence.

ulrich medical USA® Announces First MIS Case — using Momentum® Minimally Invasive Surgery System.

We are proud to announce our 1st MIS Case — using Momentum® Minimally Invasive Surgery System. We thank Grant Buttram, MD, MBA, FAANS, FACS who said, “Momentum MIS performs precisely as a minimally invasive system should. It is low profile, yet solidly designed, intuitive with a focus on patient safety, and will be facile to even those new to MIS surgery. Allowing surgeons to achieve strong fixation through the most minimal of incisions, it is a true pleasure to use,”

“ulrich is well known as a pioneer and global leader in the Vertebral Body Replacement space. In recent years we have been gaining success and popularity with our full spine portfolio. Now, Momentum MIS significantly broadens our ability to serve patients and positions ulrich as a true surgical solutions enterprise,” said Eric Lucas, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology for ulrich medical USA.

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ulrich medical USA® Announces First Commercial Cases of Flux-CTM 3D-printed Porous Titanium Cervical Interbody Device.

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We thank Neill Wright, M.D., for sharing his comments and pre-/post-op images as we announce the first commercial cases of our 3D-printed titanium cervical interbody device, Flux-C™.

“Flux-C provides all the benefits of a 3D-printed titanium cage, with improved post-operative evaluation of fusion. Flux-C provides multiple options of sizing, such that the interbody can be ideally sized for every patient. The trials and instruments are intuitive and well-designed. It is a great addition to the ulrich cervical portfolio.” Neill M. Wright, M.D., F.A.A.N.S.

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