Originally established as an industry-specific executive search company, we evolved into the global advertising and business networking platform that we are today.
Identifying the need for high quality, industry-specific search consultancy, Matt Woods creates Orthoexecutive. Matt adds his first team member, as Fiona Walters joins as Executive Search Specialist.
Business buzz grows: first management placements made in Australia, France and Germany.
Orthoconnections concept first iteration is born from a successful consultancy project partnering with UK startup.
Matt creates Linkedin group for Orthoconnections to investigate demand for the service – group quickly grows to 5,000+ industry based followers.
Fiona & Matt attend AAOS Annual meeting as Orthoconections for the first time.
Orthoexecutive place first EMEA International VP placement for US Startup. Matt & Fiona successfully build entire senior management team and sales force for a global spine company.
Orthoconnections official launch
Orthoconnections service officially launches after over two years of client requests for help in finding new international sales channels: company objective is to help companies grow by aiding them in advertising their requirements, and providing access to industry-specific, qualified orthopaedic and spine distributor and manufacturer database.
Orthoexecutive and Orthoconnections begin to work in tandem with each other: providing a one-stop solution for orthopaedic and spine global expansion.
The need for a better way to communicate and advertise distribution opportunities results in a new Orthoconnections website; membership hits 300 within 3 months.
Orthoconnections asked to complete market research project as a result of impressive industry expertise.
Orthoconnections builds new sales channels in EMEA for extremity client.
Orthoexecutive wins award
Orthoexecutive named Best International Spine & Orthopaedic Executive Search Agency 2016.
Orthoconnections identify 12 new global sales channels for clients via Orthoconnections website.
Polly White Joins The team
Polly joins the team as Group Business Manager. With 20 years’ experience in blue-chip companies, Polly brings business knowledge and communication expertise to Ortho Consulting Group.
Gavin Crowther Joins The team
Gavin joins as Director. With more than 20 years of medical device executive search experience, Gavin has specialised in recruiting for a range of medical device companies, specifically in Sales and Marketing vacancies.
Gavin joined the team in 2017, bringing his business and recruitment experience from his own successful company, Crowther Ballantyne Associates.
Orthoconnections and Orthoexecutive are active globally in over 70 countries, attending some of the largest medical trade shows in the world.
Orthoconnections gets an upgrade. New website is launched, with increased services and better functionality.
Lynsey Rowland Joins The team
Lynsey joined the team in January 2018 as Research Manager, leading the ongoing research into Distributors globally for the orthopaedic market.
Tom Edwards Joins The team
Tom joins the team as group marketing manager. With 13 years of marketing and eCommerce experience, he brings a wealth of digital knowledge and expertise to the business.
Ortho Consulting Group Launched
Ortho Consulting Group Ltd officially launched in February 2018.
Andrew Dubowski Joins The team
Andrew joins the team as Head of International Business Development. Bringing a wealth of Orthopaedic knowledge with over 20 years in the health and medical sector with the last ten years focused on Sales and Marketing in Spine, Trauma, Limb and joint reconstruction including extremities and large joints.
Steve Woods Joins The team
Steve joins the team as Business Researcher. With over 40 years’ experience in Healthcare industry and Critical Care nursing, Steve is a seasoned NHS and Healthcare industry navigator.
31 International flights
Ortho Consulting Group breaks its own record with 31 international flights attending conferences and congress in 2018, including AAOS, Efort, Eurospine, NASS and Medica .
First Time Exhibit at Arab Health
Ortho Consulting Group exhibit for the first time at Arab Health in Dubai.
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