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CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource, one of the nation's largest providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, today announced the appointment of Milo Metcalf as Vice President of Operations.
Metcalf has more than 16 years of experience in engineering and operations roles in the global medical device industry. His background includes oversight of operations, supply chain, quality, finance and human resources, as well as participation in the development and launch of new products. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University and an MBA from Clemson University, and most recently ran the Covidien operations in Boulder, Colorado.
"Milo's range of professional experience makes him a great fit for this role and the right leader to support the incredible growth we are experiencing," said Thomas Cycyota, President and CEO of AlloSource. "His perspective, leadership and understanding of operations management are essential to AlloSource and making sure that we honor and maximize each donor's gift."
As the Vice President of Operations, Metcalf will oversee several departments at AlloSource, including donor receiving, tissue processing, supply chain, facilities, engineering and materials management. His role ensures all areas of AlloSource's operations maximize the gift of donation to provide life-saving and life-enhancing allografts.
"I am honored to be part of AlloSource's leadership team and I admire the company's longstanding commitment to donors, doctors and recipients," Metcalf said. "I look forward to using my background to help AlloSource continue to provide tissue for our communities."
AlloSource is a non-profit company that offers more than 200 types of precise bone, skin, soft-tissue and custom-machined allografts for use in an array of life-saving and life-enhancing medical procedures. As the world's leader in fresh cartilage tissue used for joint repair and skin allografts to help heal severe burns, AlloSource has grown into one of the largest tissue networks in the country with more than 400 employees. It is the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts and delivers unparalleled expertise and customer service to its growing network of surgeons, partners and the country's most reputable organ procurement organizations. As one of the leading innovators in maximizing tissue donation with the goal of offering optimal solutions for healthcare providers and their patients, AlloSource is recognized by the medical community for its ability to process and provide high quality tissue. The company is accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks and is headquartered in Centennial, CO. For more information, please visit allosource.org or our educational website, allograftpossibilities.org.
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