THINK Surgical, Inc., an innovator in the field of orthopedic surgical robots, has announced the appointment of Parikshit (Park) Mehendale as vice president of operations.
Mr. Mehendale brings nearly 20 years of global operations, supply chain, and engineering management experience to the THINK organization. At THINK, Mr. Mehendale will lead supply chain, strategic sourcing, and new product transfer to operations. Before joining THINK, Mr. Mehendale served as vice president of manufacturing at Conformis Inc., where he led operations, manufacturing engineering, and new product commercialization efforts across multiple sites. Prior to Conformis, Mr. Mehendale served in leadership roles at Stryker, Zimmer-Biomet, and United Technologies.
“We are excited that Park has joined our leadership team.” said Stuart Simpson, president, and chief executive officer of THINK Surgical. “This is a particularly significant time for Park to join THINK as we prepare to commercially launch multiple new robotic systems. I am confident that Park’s experience and motivation make him particularly well suited to optimize supply chain management of our complex robotic systems and lead the transfer of these products from engineering to commercial operations.”
“I am delighted to take on the role of vice president of operations at THINK Surgical,” said Mr. Mehendale. “The growth of orthopedic surgical robots has been extraordinary and shows no signs of slowing down. I am particularly impressed by THINK’s pipeline of new products and the open implant library allowing customers to use implants from multiple different manufacturers. This provides significant value for customers.”
Source: THINK Surgical.