Navigation Links
Amedica Appoints Karl Farnsworth as Chief Financial Officer

SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, announced today that Karl Farnsworth has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on February 21, 2013.

Mr. Farnsworth brings more than 25 years of experience as a financial executive for growth-oriented, publicly traded companies in multiple industries. He most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Treasurer with Energy Solutions, Inc. where he led working capital initiatives generating more than $30 million of sustainable cash.

"Karl brings strong, strategic, financial, and management skills coupled with global investment experience to Amedica," said Eric K. Olson , President and Chief Executive Officer, Amedica. "The addition of Karl complements and strengthens our executive management team as we continue to develop innovative products that improve patient outcomes and lower long term healthcare costs."

Prior to joining Amedica, Mr. Farnsworth  served as CFO for Alcan Products Corporation, part of Alcan Inc., which was acquired by Rio Tinto Corporation in 2007. While at Alcan Inc. he spearheaded significant capital investments for the expansion of Alcan's global reach in manufacturing and market penetration into China and Mexico. Also during his tenure at Alcan, he directed a $200 million cash generation initiative throughout Europe and North America.  Additionally, Mr. Farnsworth was appointed and served as a Director on the following corporate boards: Alcan Cable (Canada), Inc.; Stabiloy De (Mexico); EPA Holdings Ltd. (Hong Kong); APC Holding Corporation (USA); and, Alcan (Tianjin) Alloy Products Corporation (China).

Mr. Farnsworth holds a BS in Accounting from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management and an MBA in Finance from The Ohio State University, Max Fischer School of Business. Mr. Farnsworth is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Utah, a member of The Ohio Society of CPAs, and is certified in Lean Six Sigma.

About Amedica Corporation:
Amedica is an innovative spine and orthopaedic implant and device marketing, manufacturing, and distribution company that provides advanced implants made from its silicon nitride ceramic technology. The company's platform technology represents a new standard for implants based on superior performance, safety and efficacy. Amedica is a privately held, private equity backed company founded in 1996 by internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons and ceramicists. The company is ISO 13485 certified, its spine products are FDA cleared, CE marked, and sold in ten countries. Amedica Corporation is based in Salt Lake City, UT.

Media Contact
Stacey Holifield / Stacy Nartker
Schwartz MSL
(781) 684-0770  

SOURCE Amedica Corporation
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Amedica Names Distinguished Health Care Industry Executive Jay M. Moyes To Board Of Directors
2. Amedica Announces Expansion Of Executive Team
3. Amedica Expands Patent Portfolio with Proprietary Silicon Nitride Total Disc Implant to Treat Neck and Back Pain
4. Winner Medicals Special Committee Appoints Independent Financial Advisor and Retains Legal Counsel
5. Pro-Dex, Inc. Appoints Michael J. Berthelot Chief Executive Officer
6. Nephros Appoints John C. Houghton as President and Chief Executive Officer
7. Elsevier Appoints New President of Elsevier CPM Resource Center
8. GenWay Biotech Appoints New Vice President of Custom/OEM
9. Angeion Appoints Matthew S. Margolies as Executive Vice President - Global Sales
10. Althea Technologies Appoints Dr. Kristin DeFife, Director, Biologics Manufacturing And Jack Wright, VP, Sales and Marketing
11. Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints Senior Industry Leader to Head its New Clinical Development Operations in Basel, Switzerland
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 3D bioprinting ... 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research ... Disease (CKD) which demands kidney transplantation is expected to boost ... effective substitute for organ transplantation. --> 3D bioprinting ... 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... DUBLIN , Nov. 26, 2015 ... the addition of the "2016 Future Horizons ... Monitoring (TDM) Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, ... offering. --> ... comprehensive analysis of the Japanese therapeutic drug monitoring ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth ... Testing Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, ... their offering. --> ) ... "2016 Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/26/2015)... ON and Cambridge, ON (PRWEB) , ... November ... ... today the availability of a real-time eReferral system for diagnostic imaging in the ... ultrasounds, X-rays, mammography, BMD and Nuclear Medicine tests directly from their electronic medical ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Somu Sivaramakrishnan announced today that ... Somu now offers travelers, value and care based Travel Services, including exclusive pricing ... well as, cabin upgrades and special amenities such as, shore excursions, discounted fares, ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... , ... The Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute today announced ... form selection in early phase drug development. The first of these is to ... the UK’s emerging life sciences companies, corporate partners, and investors, at Milton Park, ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Jobs in hospital medical laboratories and in the imaging field ... agency Aureus Medical Group . These fields, as well as travel ... for healthcare jobs through the company’s website, , The leading healthcare ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... PRMA Plastic Surgery is updating their record books ... their 6,000th free flap breast reconstruction surgery! , “What an accomplishment for the PRMA ... rebuild lives and it’s an honor to have served all of these women.” , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):