“We are pleased to welcome Mike and Pat to our Board of Directors as we work to advance the long-term strategic goals of NuVasive. Mike and Pat are accomplished leaders who bring a wealth of experience and judgment to our board,” said Gregory T. Lucier, chairman and CEO of NuVasive. “Mike’s extensive business experience and Pat’s deep understanding of the dynamics of the spine industry will complement the skills of our current board and add value to the future of the company.”
With more than 40 years of business experience, O’Halleran currently serves as the executive chairman of Aon Benfield and senior vice president of Aon plc, a provider of risk management, insurance and consulting services. O’Halleran joined the Aon group of companies in 1987 to lead its reinsurance division and since that time, has served in several significant management positions including president and chief operating officer of Aon Corporation, and since August 2007, as the executive chairman of Aon Benfield. Prior to joining Aon, he was a senior executive with well-known companies in the insurance industry. O’Halleran brings extensive healthcare and medical device governance experience, having been a long-standing director of Cardinal Health and later CareFusion. He has a degree in accounting and finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
As an orthopedic and spine industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience, Miles’ appointment to the board reflects the impact he potentially brings to the future of NuVasive. Miles has been with NuVasive since 2001, and has held multiple roles with increasing responsibility in the areas of operations, research, surgeon education, product development, and marketing. In 2015, he was appointed president and COO, responsible for leadership of NuVasive’s global products and services, as well as operational duties, including customer fulfillment, manufacturing, supply chain management and quality engineering. Prior to joining NuVasive, he held positions at Medtronic Sofamor Danek and Smith & Nephew plc. Mr. Miles received a bachelor of science degree in finance from Mercer University.
NuVasive Inc. develops minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated spine technology. NuVasive’s differentiated, procedurally-integrated solutions include access instruments, implantable hardware and software systems for surgical planning and reconciliation technology that centers on achieving spinal alignment. With $811 million in revenues (2015), NuVasive has an approximate 1,900 person workforce in more than 40 countries worldwide.