OrthoAccel® Technologies, Inc., announces two new additions to its senior management team, Jeff Layton as the company’s new chief operations officer and Doug Bukaty as vice president of sales. As chief operations officer, Layton oversees OrthoAccel’s product engineering, design, development, and manufacturing as well as supply chain, quality assurance, and customer service.
Most recently, he was the vice president of operations for Xtreme Power®, a manufacturer of renewable energy storage systems. Layton’s 25-year career also includes management positions at Dell, where he was the director of power and reliability engineering, and at 3M, where he was the plant engineering operations manager for the company’s dental products division. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Layton was a nuclear submarine engineering operations officer in the U.S. Navy. As the leader of OrthoAccel’s sales division, Bukaty oversees all aspects of business development and revenue growth. He comes to the company from Sarnova, a private, equity-backed specialty medical distribution business where he served as vice president of sales for Bound Tree Medical. Bukaty has more than a decade of corporate experience in the orthodontic industry with past sales positions at Align Technology and Johnson & Johnson’s “A” Company Orthodontics. A graduate of the University of Kansas, Bukaty also completed professional development programs at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.