BELGRADE, Mont., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American: XTNT), a global medical technology company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, today announced the appointment of Mark Schallenberger as Chief Operations Officer, effective January 16, 2023.
“We are thrilled to have Mark rejoin the team as we reinvent Xtant,” said Sean Browne, President and Chief Executive Officer of Xtant Medical. “In this newly created role, Mark will drive the modernization of our production, lead the optimization of our processes and operations, and support the diversification and development of new product lines. We look forward to Mark’s contributions to our key growth pillars.”
“I am excited to be rejoining Xtant Medical in this new role,” said Mark Schallenberger. “The Company is well-positioned to invest and build upon the development of its innovative and industry leading orthobiologics. I look forward to working with the leadership team to drive better operational efficiencies and generate profitable growth.”
Mr. Schallenberger has more than 12 years of orthobiologics experience focused on product development and scientific affairs, having most recently served as Chief Operations Officer at Surgenex, a medical technology manufacturer, since June 2019. Previously, he served as Senior Director of Marketing and Product Development at DCI Donor Services Tissue Bank, beginning in February 2016. Before that, Mr. Schallenberger served in various roles with increasing responsibility from September 2010 to February 2016 culminating with Director of Scientific Affairs with Xtant Medical, formerly Bacterin International Holdings. Mr. Schallenberger holds a Master of Science in Chemical Biology from The Scripps Research Institute and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Montana.
About Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc.
Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. (www.xtantmedical.com) is a global medical technology company focused on the design, development, and commercialization of a comprehensive portfolio of orthobiologics and spinal implant systems to facilitate spinal fusion in complex spine, deformity and degenerative procedures. Xtant people are dedicated and talented, operating with the highest integrity to serve our customers.
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