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NuVasive Promotes Jason Hannon to Chief Operating Officer

Xconomy San Diego — 

San Diego-based NuVasive (NASDAQ: NUVA), which provides medical devices, tools, and other technology for spinal surgery, today named Jason Hannon as president and COO. He succeeds Patrick Miles, who has been appointed vice chairman, and will continue to serve as a member of NuVasive’s board. Hannon was previously NuVasive’s executive vice president for international business. Greg Lucier, who stepped in last year as NuVasive chairman and CEO, continues to serve in the same capacity.