ATLANTA, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company, announced today that Bruce G. Anderson has been promoted to vice president of U.S. sales and marketing, and that Richard C. Gridley has been promoted to vice president of international sales and marketing. Both men will report to Gerald B. Seery, senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. Additionally, the company has announced the promotion of Timothy M. Neja to vice president of laboratory operations. Mr. Neja will report to D. Ashley Lee, executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer.
In his new position, Mr. Anderson, 42, will be responsible for the U.S. direct sales force, U.S. marketing, and customer service. Mr. Anderson began his career at CryoLife in 1994 as a territory manager and has held increasingly important roles within the sales and marketing organization, most recently serving as senior director, U.S. sales and marketing. Prior to joining CryoLife, Mr. Anderson was with Dun and Bradstreet Business Credit Services.
Mr. Gridley, 37, will now manage sales and marketing in Canada, Asia- Pacific, and Central and South America. Mr. Gridley joined CryoLife in 2005 as marketing manager for BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive and most recently served as marketing manager, global bioadhesives. Previously, Mr. Gridley was with Global Link Logistics, Inc., Rusch Inc. and 3M Company.
Mr. Neja, 42, has most recently served as senior director of laboratory
operations at CryoLife. In his new role, he will continue to be responsible
for all laboratory operations, including tissue processing and BioGlue
manufacturing, as well as purchasing and facilitie
|SOURCE CryoLife, Inc.|
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