New hire in mobility solutions at Ottobock
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Sept. 24, 2012—Ottobock announces the new hire of Laurie King as a sales representative in the area of mobility solutions. In her new position she is responsible for calling on customers in the state of Florida.
King earned her associates of science in physical therapist assistant from Broward County Community College, a bachelor’s of health administration from Florida Atlantic University and a master’s of management information systems from Nova Southeastern University. Her professional background includes more than 20 years of experience as a physical therapist assistant, South Florida Rehab Services president and orthopedic device medical manager for Ossur Americas. Most recently she was a sales consultant for Cardinal Health in West Palm Beach, Florida.
“Laurie’s extensive background in physical therapy and medical device sales are strong assets that we’re confident her customers in Florida will appreciate,” says Matt Swiggum, Ottobock’s vice president of mobility solutions, U.S. HealthCare. “Her proven skills in building professional relationships is an additional way they will benefit, and we expect a high level of customer satisfaction as she works to exceed their expectations and to help ensure their success.”
Minnesota-based Ottobock was established in 1958 as the Americas corporate headquarters of Otto Bock HealthCare, GmbH, based in Duderstadt, Germany. Ottobock has more than 5,000 employees worldwide in 46 branches and produces over 50,000 types of prosthetic and orthotic components, mobility and rehabilitation products. Go online to www.ottobockus.com.