Navigation Links
Hanger Orthopedic Group Welcomes Vinit Asar as Chief Growth Officer
Date:1/12/2009

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. announced today that Vinit K. Asar has joined the organization as Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, effective immediately. Reporting to Hanger President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas F. Kirk, Asar will have responsibility for leading the identification, development, and execution of new opportunities for Hanger's existing operations, as well as launching new businesses consistent with the company's overall growth strategy.

"We're very pleased to welcome Vinit to Hanger," Kirk said. "His extensive background growing businesses within health services and products aligns very well with Hanger's commitment to strategic growth and disciplined operational diversity."

Joining Hanger from Johnson & Johnson (J&J), Asar brings nearly 20 years of extensive global experience developing new health product and service businesses and growing existing organizations, both organically and through acquisitions. Additionally, Asar has held positions in finance, global product management, sales and marketing, and product development at J&J. Asar holds a BS in Business Administration from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI and an MBA from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc., headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services. Hanger is the market leader in the United States, owning and operating 677 patient care centers in 45 states and the District of Columbia, with over 3,500 employees including 1,080 practitioners (as of September 30, 2008). Hanger is organized into four units. The two key operating units are patient care, which consists of nationwide orthotic and prosthetic practice centers, and distribution which consists of distribution centers managing the supply chain of orthotic and prosthetic componentry to Hanger and third party patient care centers. The third is Linkia, which is the first and only provider network management company for the orthotics and prosthetics industry. The fourth unit, Innovative Neurotronics, introduces emerging neuromuscular technologies developed through independent research in a collaborative effort with industry suppliers worldwide. For more information on Innovative Neurotronics, Inc. or the WalkAide(R), visit www.ininc.us. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com.

This document may contain forward-looking statements relating to the Company's revenues, contracts and operations. The United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a "safe harbor" for certain forward-looking statements. Statements relating to future revenues, contracts and operations in this document reflect the current views of management. However, various risks, uncertainties and contingencies could cause actual results or performance to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these statements, including the Company's ability to enter into and derive benefits from managed care contracts, the demand for the Company's orthotic and prosthetic services and products and the other factors identified in the Company's periodic reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

    Contacts:  Jennifer Bittner, 904-249-2410, jbittner@hanger.com
               Ken Abod, 301-280-4505, kabod@hanger.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces Six Acquisitions Totaling $8.9 Million of Annual Net Revenue
2. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces 2008 Year-End Earnings Release Conference Call
3. Parker College of Chiropractic Education Launches Recruiting Campaign for Career Changers and Potential Students
4. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Receives Favorable New Code for WalkAide
5. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Exceeds Estimates on a 10% Sales Increase and a 28% EPS Increase to $0.23 for the Third Quarter 2008
6. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces Underwritten Public Offering by Shareholder
7. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Receives Positive Outlook from Moodys Investors Service
8. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Beats First Call Q2 EPS Estimates by $0.05 on 13% Sales Growth and 57.2% Growth in Net Income
9. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Receives Positive Outlook from Standard & Poors Rating Services
10. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Conference Call
11. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces an 11% Sales Increase and a 35% Increase in EPS to $0.23 for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2007, Compared to $0.17 in the Prior Year
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... In sleep, when the defenses of the ... hallmark feature of patients with eating disorders is significant self-criticism, and consequently these patients ... obsessions are regarded as maladaptive means for coping with this unease, but also leads ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... California ... announced the debut of their latest mobile kitchen model, featuring customizable stainless steel ... modern, high-volume commercial kitchens for use anywhere in the U.S. Many of their ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... Calls Blacklist has ... completely new user interface design and the developer has fixed known bugs within the ... want to on their phone while not consuming any of their device’s battery power ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... –This week, Atascadero water heater ... having a tankless water heater. To view the report, click here or ... tankless. While each has their pros and cons, the type chosen is almost entirely ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... When one is tired of trying to cram ... There are many reasons to rent a storage unit, but before hastily spending money on ... sometimes you simply need more space. But what one is often not told when utilizing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2016)... Feb. 5, 2016 ... the "Global Obstetrics Partnering 2010-2016: Deal ... to their offering. --> http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hcdvg6/global_obstetrics ... "Global Obstetrics Partnering 2010-2016: Deal trends, ... their offering. --> Research and ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016  The Senior Care ... Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz ... holding today,s hearing , "Developments in the ... increases and growing questions about abusive pharmacy benefit ... (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Feb. 4, 2016  SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... has entered into a settlement agreement with the ... resolving the SEC,s investigation into possible violations of ... terms of the settlement agreement, SciClone has agreed ... disgorgement, pre-judgment interest and a penalty.  This payment ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: