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TEMPE, Ariz., May 9, 2019 (Newswire.com) - PROTEOR Group is pleased to announce that Matthew Swiggum has been appointed as the new president and CEO of the U.S. division, PROTEOR USA, effective immediately.



PROTEOR Group’s COO Edouard Archambeaud recently stated, “Having Mr. Swiggum join our team is another significant step in PROTEOR’s path to build a strong presence in North America. Matthew’s impressive track record in growing a sales organization will be a tremendous asset to further the growth of our franchise. We are all very enthusiastic to begin this new chapter of our journey together.” Swiggum’s appointment is a clear reflection of the company’s current state: positioned to continue global expansion and brand awareness surrounding the extensive line of innovative prosthetic and orthotic components now available in the United States.

Mr. Swiggum brings decades of industry experience, strategic guidance and customer-focused passion to the company. “I am excited about the enormous opportunity that lies ahead as part of the PROTEOR USA family, and helping amputees and our customers achieve continued success.”

Recognized as a global leader and educator in the practice of sales and marketing excellence, his previous experience includes over 21 years with Ottobock Healthcare, most recently as the regional president and CEO, as well as a member of the board of directors with the Amputee Coalition of America since 2017.

J. Blount Swain, the founder of Ability Dynamics (now known as PROTEOR USA) was responsible for growing the company and brand awareness to where it currently stands. His contributions and leadership were truly visionary, bringing the RUSH Foot to the forefront of the prosthetic industry with an emphasis on increasing the independence and well-being of amputees. His previous efforts are greatly appreciated.


About PROTEOR USA

PROTEOR USA, a North American company established in 2011 and located in Tempe, Arizona, continues its growth thanks to its unique glass composite feet developed by engineers from the aerospace industry for active amputee patients.

Beyond this guarantee of quality, a strong brand identity was established on key social media channels that focuses on sharing experiences from the patients’ perspective. www.proteorusa.com


About PROTEOR INC.

PROTEOR INC., an independent family-company, was established 105 years ago with its headquarters in Dijon, France. PROTEOR offers a complete range of high-quality products and services to the O&P world through more than 60 wholly owned clinics in France as well as several international subsidiaries and global distribution. Thanks to continuous investments in innovation, many medical and scientific partnerships and day-to-day cooperation with CPOs, PROTEOR enjoys a recognized expertise all over the O&P community. http://orthopaedics.proteor.com/


Media Contact: Holly Sanger, Director of Marketing, PROTEOR USA, 480.244.6684, hsanger@proteorusa.com 

Updated: Nov 28, 2018

Dijon, France – Tempe, Arizona – Proteor, leader of the French custom-made O&P market, continues its growth with the acquisition of Ability Dynamics (now PROTEOR USA), the US developer and manufacturer of the RUSH Foot glass composite prosthetic feet.

Through this transaction, Proteor seizes a one time opportunity to build its team dedicated to the US market, increasing its sales and widening its range of O&P fitting devices with the worldwide recognizable RUSH Foot.

It completes and strengthens the Proteor products range in France and worldwide. Proteor brings to the RUSH dynamic feet its experience and its international network to consolidate and increase distribution.

“I am very enthusiastic to welcome the team of Ability within the Proteor Group” said Michel Pierron, chairman of Proteor. “This represents for us a great opportunity to turn our company into a global player in the industry with greater sales and marketing coverage along with strengthened development capacities.”

For Proteor, this project aims to accelerate its US positioning and growth while creating synergies for the development of prosthetic components with many ongoing very exciting projects.

With the RUSH Foot brand, Ability Dynamics products quickly established themselves on the US market and made the brand, in just a few years, a challenger recognized by all patients and professionals of the North American orthopedic community!

“We are excited for this next chapter and look forward to further strengthening the global awareness of the RUSH Foot collection by leveraging the Proteor legacy of quality products and services“ said Blount Swain, President of Ability Dynamics.

The two companies share a combined commonality and mission which is to increase the independence and well-being of their end users by offering them innovative and high-performance solutions for improved safety, design and comfort at controlled and responsible costs.

About Ability Dynamics (Now PROTEOR USA)

Ability Dynamics, a US company established in 2011 and located in Tempe, Arizona, continues its growth thanks to its unique glass composite feet developed by engineers from the aerospace industry for active amputee patients.

Beyond this guarantee of quality, a strong brand identity was established on key social media channels that focuses on sharing experiences from the patients’ perspective. www.rushfoot.com

About Proteor

Proteor, an independent family-company, was established 105 years ago with its headquarters in Dijon, France. Proteor offers a complete range of high quality products and services to the O&P world, through more than 60 wholly-owned clinics in France as well as several international subsidiaries and a global distribution across the globe. Thanks to continuous investments in innovation, many medical and scientific partnerships, and day to day cooperation with CPOs, Proteor enjoys a recognized expertise all over the O&P community.  http://orthopaedics.proteor.com/

Press contact Holly Sanger

PROTEOR USA, 480.244.6684


Updated: Nov 28, 2018

TEMPE, Ariz., March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Introducing the latest RUSH Foot Innovation…The EVAQ8 Collection

Ability Dynamics, LLC (now PROTEOR USA) a developer of next-generation prosthetic devices announced the release of the RUSH Foot EVAQ8 Collection of feet; a fully integrated elevated vacuum system.

“We stepped back and looked at the one key element that was missing from the RUSH Foot collection. The answer? An integrated elevated vacuum system.”, says Ability Dynamics’ Director of Engineering, Jim Scott. Scott continues, “Our goal was to create a simplistic, efficient and effective elevated vacuum system that allows the end user to achieve maximum vacuum quickly with no bulky components.”

The new RUSH Foot EVAQ8 Collection is an unprecedented elevated vacuum system that seamlessly integrates effective vacuum with the same rugged simplicity of all the RUSH Foot® designs. No batteries or complicated, mechanical pump required.

Unlike the competition, upwards of 22inHg can be achieved with this surprisingly simple, integrated design that stabilizes volume, increases linkage, and heightens proprioception through elevated vacuum suspension. The RUSH Foot EVAQ8 foot Collection is all-terrain, fully-submersible (fresh or salt water), free of bulky components, and requires minimal maintenance. The RUSH Foot EVAQ8 Collection is available in the RUSH LoPro, HiPro and ROGUE models providing the perfect option for the majority of individuals seeking elevated vacuum suspension.

For additional information or to order the RUSH Foot EVAQ8 ROGUE, HiPro or LoPro, visit http://rushfoot.com or call 855.450.7300 today.

Ability Dynamics (now PROTEOR USA), based in Tempe, Arizona, is a full service manufacturer of next generation prosthetic devices. The company offers a wide range of superior quality products and services, deriving from its unparalleled understanding and experience in the industry. http://rushfoot.com To view this video on YouTube, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KB56WeF4mTs Media Contact: Holly Sanger,PROTEOR USA, 480-244-6684

, hsanger@abilitydynamics.com

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