MedTorque, supplier of standard and custom instrumentation to medical device OEMs for orthopedic and spine surgery, has promoted Chad Ryshkus to the position of Vice President – Commercial Operations.
Mr. Ryshkus joined MedTorque in 2016 to serve as the Director of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development.
“During his time at MedTorque, Chad has gained the respect of our customers and employees as someone who clearly understands our markets and the technologies required to be a valuable supplier in our industry. He has been an important partner to me and the organization in accelerating MedTorque’s growth. He has led the development and commercialization strategies for several key MedTorque product lines and services, including our reusable and single-procedure instrument solutions; as well as positioning MedTorque as the leading supplier of tight tolerance, precision machined instruments for navigated and robotic-assisted surgeries,” said Steve Sundberg, MedTorque’s CEO & President.
“Chad has developed a strong customer interface within the organization that is focused on meeting the unique needs and delivering value to the orthopedic and spine industry’s medical device OEMs. I’m looking forward to working with Chad as he translates our important Voice of the Customer initiatives into actionable messages understood by all employees and drive value for all customers and stakeholders."
A 20-year veteran of the orthopedic and spine instrument industry, Ryshkus has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, and his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. Ryshkus began his career in product design and development, and since 2005 has held various product and marketing leadership roles.
MedTorque is a manufacturer of orthopedic and spine instruments and implants, under its own brand, and for OEM customers, with locations in Wisconsin and Illinois.