OrthoLite, a provider of comfort and performance insoles, hired Nino Gilarde as chief financial officer as the company continues to expand globally and further develop its innovative insole technology.

Gilarde is an experienced financial leader who spent the majority of his career at Covidien Healthcare where he held several roles of increasing responsibility, including the management of international finance and cost accounting. Additionally, he held the position of global business unit vice president of finance and CFO for the company’s Vascular Therapies business where he led several strategic acquisitions and growth initiatives. Most recently he was CFO of Vention Medical, a market leader in the design and manufacturing of medical devices and components that are sold to branded medical device companies.

“We are excited to bring Nino Gilarde on board as our new Chief Financial Officer,” said Glenn Barrett, CEO of OrthoLite. “As OrthoLite looks to augment its market leading technologies and supply chain capabilities with strategic acquisitions and complementary assets, we will be able to leverage Nino’s vast financial operating and M&A experience.”

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