People news: Rick Lytle, John Spitznagel

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

ArjoHuntleigh has named Rick Lytle as its North American president. Lytle will oversee the company’s sales and service operations in the United State and Canada. His initial focus will be to effectively integrate the commercial operations of the recently acquired Therapeutic Surfaces division from Kinetic Concepts, Inc…NovaSom has appointed John Spitznagel as its new CEO. Spitznagel will also serve on the company’s board of directors. He succeeds Richard Hassett, who has served as president and CEO since 2010. Prior to NovaSom, Spitznagel served as chairman and CEO of Oceana Therapeutics, a medical device company focused on pediatric urology, and colon and rectal surgery.