Stryker to pay $2.8B for Sage Products ‘never event’ devices

Stryker-Logo-2Stryker (NYSE:SYK) said today that it inked a deal to pay nearly $2.78 billion for Sage Products and its line of disposable devices designed to reduce so-called “never events” in intensive care and surgery settings.

Cary, Ill.-based Sage makes products for oral care, skin preparation & protection, patient cleaning & hygiene, turning & positioning and heel care. Sales for the company, which is owned by private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners, grew 13% to $430 million last year, Stryker said.


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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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