Inovus Medical, a medical technology company specializing in surgical training, has recently appointed Loraine Hughes as its finance and operations director. Hughes will strengthen the senior leadership team at a time when the company is experiencing significant growth. In 2023, the company managed to double its headcount and form essential partnerships with AAGL and Hologic. She brings with her a wealth of multi-sector expertise from stints with Unilever, INEOS, and most recently, Wepa, encompassing years of experience across medical technology, fast moving consumer goods, and manufacturing.
Inovus Medical was founded in 2012 by Elliot Street and Jordan Van Flute, whose vision was to improve surgical care through connected surgical training. The company aims to be the world’s surgical training partner. Their recent accolades include being crowned KPMG Private Enterprise Tech Innovator in the UK 2023.
In her new role, Hughes will support the founding executives in crafting the company’s strategic growth, focusing on continued global expansion. Glenn Cooper, Chairman and Investor, expressed his excitement for Inovus Medical’s growth and is confident that Hughes’s expertise and experience will be instrumental in supporting the company’s ongoing success.
Will Clark, Managing Director of Mercia Ventures, a significant early-stage investor in Inovus Medical, echoed these sentiments, saying that Hughes’s background and skills perfectly align with the company’s ambitious growth trajectory. Hughes herself is thrilled to be a part of such an innovative, dynamic business, and is eager to contribute to the company’s ongoing success.
Overall, Hughes’s appointment bodes well for Inovus Medical’s future expansion plans. With her vast experience, the company can continue to innovate and progress towards becoming the world’s partner for surgical training.