PROTEOR USA Announces New President and CEO

TEMPE, Ariz., May 9, 2019 ( –PROTEOR Group is pleased to announce that Matthew Swiggum has been appointed as the new president and CEO of the U.S. division, PROTEOR USA, effective immediately.

PROTEOR Group’s COO Edouard Archambeaud recently stated, “Having Mr. Swiggum join our team is another significant step in PROTEOR’s path to build a strong presence in North America. Matthew’s impressive track record in growing a sales organization will be a tremendous asset to further the growth of our franchise. We are all very enthusiastic to begin this new chapter of our journey together.” Swiggum’s appointment is a clear reflection of the company’s current state: positioned to continue global expansion and brand awareness surrounding the extensive line of innovative prosthetic and orthotic components now available in the United States.Mr. Swiggum brings decades of industry experience, strategic guidance and customer-focused passion to the company. “I am excited about the enormous opportunity that lies ahead as part of the PROTEOR USA family, and helping amputees and our customers achieve continued success.”Recognized as a global leader and educator in the practice of sales and marketing excellence, his previous experience includes over 21 years with Ottobock Healthcare, most recently as the regional president and CEO, as well as a member of the board of directors with the Amputee Coalition of America since 2017.J. Blount Swain, the founder of Ability Dynamics (now known as PROTEOR USA) was responsible for growing the company and brand awareness to where it currently stands. His contributions and leadership were truly visionary, bringing the RUSH Foot to the forefront of the prosthetic industry with an emphasis on increasing the independence and well-being of amputees. His previous efforts are greatly appreciated.
About PROTEOR USAPROTEOR USA, a North American company established in 2011 and located in Tempe, Arizona, continues its growth thanks to its unique glass composite feet developed by engineers from the aerospace industry for active amputee patients.Beyond this guarantee of quality, a strong brand identity was established on key social media channels that focuses on sharing experiences from the patients’ perspective.
About PROTEOR INC.PROTEOR INC., an independent family-company, was established 105 years ago with its headquarters in Dijon, France. PROTEOR offers a complete range of high-quality products and services to the O&P world through more than 60 wholly owned clinics in France as well as several international subsidiaries and global distribution. Thanks to continuous investments in innovation, many medical and scientific partnerships and day-to-day cooperation with CPOs, PROTEOR enjoys a recognized expertise all over the O&P community.
Media Contact: Joel Goltry, Field Marketing Manager, PROTEOR USA, 480.244.6684,