Grand Rapids, Mich., December 7, 2022 — HAPPE Spine announces that Andrew Iott has accepted an offer to become the President and CEO. Mr. Iott brings over twenty years of experience in medical device product development and commercialization, with extensive knowledge of the spine market. As a co-founder of Globus Medical, Mr. Iott played a critical role in taking the company from a startup to a worldwide leader in orthopedics.
Dr. Ryan K. Roeder, Founder and CTO, said, “The fact that HAPPE has landed an experienced executive like Mr. Iott clearly speaks volumes for our value proposition.”
HAPPE is an emerging leader of next generation orthopaedic and spinal implants enabled by the HAPPE™ (HydroxyApatite Porous PolyEtheretherketone) platform. The HAPPE material platform offers interconnected, cancellous porosity with exposed hydroxyapatite on pore surfaces to enable robust bone in-growth and on-growth confirmed in preclinical testing.