BELGRADE, Mont., May 18, 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 Lori Mitchell-Keller to the Company’s Board of Directors effective May 16, 2023. Ms. Mitchell-Keller will serve as a member of the Compensation and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors.
“We are pleased to welcome Lori to our Board, marking another high-quality independent member addition,” said Stavros G. Vizirgianakis, Chairman of Xtant’s Board of Directors. “Her deep operations, information technologies, and marketing expertise will be of significant value to Xtant. Lori’s appointment underscores our commitment to our long-term growth strategy.”
“I am excited to join Xtant’s Board as the Company enters its next phase of growth,” said Ms. Mitchell-Keller. “Xtant’s leading orthobiologics and spine fixation business is well-positioned to continue its upward trajectory as highlighted by the recent acquisition of the Coflex product line, and I look forward to providing my expertise in driving the Company’s continued success.”
About Lori Mitchell-Keller
Ms. Mitchell-Keller has over thirty years of experience in the software, consumer goods, wholesale distribution and retail industries, including more than fifteen years focused on market strategy and market development. From May 2020 to November 2022, she served as VP and Global General Manager of Industry Solutions at Google Cloud, a company offering a suite of cloud computing services. From June 2018 to May 2020, Ms. Mitchell-Keller served as the President and Global General Manager, SAP Industries at SAP Labs, LLC, a software company, where she previously served in several other roles since 2007, including EVP and Global General Manager, Consumer Industries; SVP and Global Head, Retail Industry Business Unit; SVP, LoB Solution Management Idea-to-Delivery; SVP, Suite Solution Management, Supply Chain, Product Lifecycle Management and Manufacturing; and SVP, Business Suite Applications. Prior to SAP, Ms. Mitchell-Keller held a variety of executive positions at Manugistics, a software company, and Baxter/Allegiance Healthcare.
Ms. Mitchell-Keller currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Mitratech, a software company, and the Madison House Autism Foundation. She previously served on the Boards of Directors of the Food Marketing Institute and the National Retail Federation. Ms. Mitchell-Keller holds a Master of Business Administration in Management/Strategy and Marketing from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, a Master of Science in Operations Research from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University.
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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