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Aurora Spine Appoints Regional Vice President of Sales

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/14 -- Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced today the appointment of Doug Johnson as Regional Vice President of Sales for the Eastern United States. Mr. Johnson will be responsible for Aurora's Eastern United States sales efforts. Under Mr. Johnson's leadership, the Aurora sales team expects to strengthen its presence in the U.S. East Coast market.

Prior to joining Aurora, Mr. Johnson served as the Area Vice President East / Director of Business development for Life Spine, leading 9 direct sales managers along with 28 agencies. Mr. Johnson has served in management roles for various spine and orthopedic companies such as TranS1, Pioneer Surgical Technology and SomnoMed Inc. and has over 15 years of sales experience.

"Doug Johnson's experience as a seasoned medical sales executive, with a proven track record of success, will be a tremendous asset to Aurora Spine. We believe his background and extensive knowledge of the spine industry will allow him to make an immediate impact in this new role," said Mike Keegan, Aurora's Executive Vice President of U.S. Sales.

About Aurora Spine

Aurora Spine is an early stage company focused on bringing new solutions to the spinal implant market through a series of innovative, minimally invasive, regenerative spinal implant technologies.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking information that involves substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, most of which are beyond the control of Aurora Spine, including, without limitation, those listed under "Risk Factors" and "Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information" in Aurora Spine's final prospectus (collectively, "forward-looking information"). Forward-looking information in this news release includes information concerning Aurora Spine's proposed marketing efforts. Aurora Spine cautions investors of its securities about important factors that could cause Aurora Spine's actual results to differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking statements included in this news release. Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance are not historical facts and may be forward-looking and may involve estimates, assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results or outcomes to differ unilaterally from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. No assurance can be given that the expectations set out herein will prove to be correct and, accordingly, prospective investors should not place undue reliance on these forward looking statements. These statements speak only as of the date of this press release and Aurora Spine does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.

Contacts:
Aurora Spine Corporation
Trent Northcutt
President and Chief Executive Officer
(760) 424-2004

Aurora Spine Corporation
Eric Fronk
Chief Financial Officer
(760) 424-2004

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