Roberts began his career in the orthopedic medical device industry in 1983 and has spent many years designing, developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technology. He has a broad background in the medical device industry, holding executive leadership positions in several market segments including sports medicine, large and small joint replacement, trauma, and soft tissue repair and replacement.
He served as president of Arthrotek Inc., an arthroscopy company that is a unit of Zimmer Biomet. He later served as senior vice president and chief technical officer at Wright Medical and has served as president and CEO of two startup companies, NovaLign Orthopedics and Biomimedica Inc. Roberts received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Memphis.
Rajesh Kothari, managing director of Cascade Partners and chairman of the Board of Directors at Micro Machine commented “The board was looking for an experienced industry veteran to accelerate the growth at the Company and that is exactly what we found in Jeff. We are confident his leadership will allow us to achieve our growth goals.”
Roberts commented “I am excited to join Micro Machine at this particular time in the company’s 54-year history, as we continue to build upon our legacy by providing our customers with the highest level of innovation in manufacturing, continuing our commitment to delivering quality products that meet our customers’ requirements, and delivering the highest levels of service available today. With its comprehensive approach, Micro Machine has a well-earned reputation for solving difficult challenges for our customers, and we plan to build on that reputation.”
The Board of Directors of Micro Machine was assisted in this executive search process by Paula Rutledge and the team at Legacy MedSearch.
Micro Machine, founded in 1964, specializes in the manufacture of complex instruments and implants used in orthopedic surgical procedures, such as joint replacement surgery, spine fusion and trauma. From the beginning, Micro Machine’s talented team of professionals has provided a significant resource to leading orthopedic medical device companies.