SOURCE: Bolton Medical

September 09, 2013 15:21 ET

Florida Medical Device Manufacturer Bolton Medical Appoints New General Manager

SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2013) - Guillermo Portabella has been appointed the new General Manager of Bolton Medical, Inc., a Florida medical device manufacturer of endovascular stent-grafts.

Portabella, who holds degrees in business and law, joined the company in 2004 and has held several positions in Europe including General Manager of Bolton Medical Spain for the last three years.

"I am excited to be challenged with this critical undertaking," states Portabella. "The Relay® Thoracic Stent-Graft and Treovance® Abdominal Stent-Graft are poised to grow considerably in North America. Leading the team to achieve this is both challenging and rewarding. I look forward to getting started."

Portabella was an instrumental part of the team that paved the way for Bolton Medical to achieve successful market share in Europe, Japan, China and Latin America with the Relay® Thoracic Stent-Graft, and holds both the knowledge and experience needed to help Bolton Medical. Inc, meet its ambitious objectives here in North America.


Bolton Medical currently manufactures Relay® and Relay® NBS Thoracic Stent-Grafts as well as Treovance® Abdominal Stent-Grafts. These devices are used worldwide for the treatment of aortic aneurysms and other pathologies. To date, approximately 9,000 Relay® and Relay® NBS Thoracic Stent-Grafts have been implanted worldwide. Bolton Medical is a private company, with international operations based in Barcelona, Spain, and U.S. operations in Sunrise, Florida. Bolton Medical is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Werfen Life Group, a diverse manufacturer and supplier of products for the medical industry.

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