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[ultimate_heading main_heading=”Events That Defined Us” main_heading_color=”#6babe5″ heading_tag=”h1″ sub_heading_color=”#a7a9ac” alignment=”left” spacer=”line_only” spacer_position=”middle” line_height=”1″ line_color=”#a7a9ac” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Hind|font_call:Hind|variant:300″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:300;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:30px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:34px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;margin-bottom:10px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Hind|font_call:Hind|variant:500″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:20px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;margin-bottom:10px;” spacer_margin=”margin-top:10px;margin-bottom:10px;”]Obex Medical was founded in 1983 by Executive Directors Linda Robert and Lindsay Spilman who are still actively involved within the company.

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1983

June 1983 Obex Medical Limited is formed by Lindsay Spilman and Linda Robert. Cook Medical and Medtronic are the first agencies.

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1985

Stephen Jones joins Obex. AMS becomes one of our agencies and $1M in sales is achieved. The first CRISP Nurses Meeting is held and run by Obex.

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1989

Bill and Gayle Cook visit New Zealand.

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1990

The Medtronic Intact Heart Valve Clinical trial commences in Auckland with Obex part of the clinical investigation team led by Sir Brian Barratt Boyes.

The first tissue valve is sold by Obex to Greenlane Hospital.

First Medtronic Hall mechanical heart valve sold.

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1991

First Tongariro Cardiac Surgery Meeting is held and run by Obex.

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1992

First Vascular Society of New Zealand meeting is held and run by Obex in Wairakei, with visitor Dr Colin Strachan, Brighton, UK.

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