Össur Announces Establishment of Össur Japan

Company to Continue Exclusive Prosthetics Distribution Partnership with Pacific Supply Co., Ltd. In Japan

Össur has announced the establishment of Össur Japan G.K., a new entity that will be based in Tokyo and fully operational from January 1st, 2021. Össur Japan will be led by Mrs. Shoko Nireki, who has been leading the Japanese operations for more than 15 years.

Össur President and CEO, Jon Sigurdsson said, “For over 20 years, Össur has been providing our innovative prosthetic and orthopaedic products to help Japanese healthcare professionals help their patients live a life without limitations. Our new operation represents an even greater commitment to the Japanese market, enabling us to further expand our direct activities there, including clinical education programs, sales, service and support, and related marketing activities.”

According to Sigurdsson, Össur will also continue working with Pacific Supply Co., Ltd., the company’s exclusive prosthetics distributor in Japan as part of a continuing relationship that was first established in 1999. The evolution of this successful partnership exemplifies both parties’ belief that we are stronger together.

“We believe our new efforts will benefit both organizations as we continue working together in advancing our shared mission of helping improve the quality of life and mobility for even more people,” said Kei Kawamura, President and CEO of Pacific Supply Co., Ltd.