“On behalf of our board, I am thrilled that Lane will serve as chief operating officer,” said John P. Kostuik, M.D., K2M's chief medical officer, co-founder, and member of the Board of Directors. “Lane’s vision of excellence in medical innovation and his commitment to achieving superior organizational results have made K2M a global leader in the spinal devices market. I am confident that he will continue to positively influence our entire organization, our clients, and most of all—patients.”
Major brings more than 15 years of spine industry experience, most recently as K2M’s chief strategy officer, a position held following his service as K2M’s senior vice president of Global Marketing & Product Development. He has been with K2M since the company’s inception in 2004 and has been essential to the development and commercialization of K2M’s product portfolio.
“Lane’s appointment to chief operating officer is a strategic milestone for the company as he embodies the values of K2M,” K2M Chairman, President, and CEO Eric Major said. “I deeply value Lane’s strategic insight, passion for innovation, and business acumen, all of which have been integral to K2M’s global brand and innovation engine. Lane, along with our team of executive leaders that represent the talent and diversity of our organization, is committed to organizational excellence and poised to lead K2M well into the future.”
Major earned a B.B.A in marketing and computer information dystems from James Madison University and an M.B.A from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
“I am incredibly honored to have the opportunity to work with the team of leaders here at K2M and I look forward to serving as the company’s first chief operating officer,” said Lane Major. “Our company is committed to developing solutions that have transformed spinal surgery for the better, as evidenced by our suite of spine technologies, our Balance ACS platform and a portfolio of 3D-printed spinal devices featuring Lamellar 3D Titanium Technology. I believe in K2M and our promise of creating a better tomorrow for people across the globe who suffer from debilitating spinal disorders. Building upon our success to date, I could not be more excited about contributing to an even brighter future for K2M.”
K2M Group Holdings Inc. is a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance. Since its inception, K2M has designed, developed, and commercialized complex spine and minimally invasive spine technologies and techniques used by spine surgeons to treat some of the most complicated spinal pathologies. K2M has leveraged these core competencies into Balance ACS, a platform of products, services, and research to help surgeons achieve three-dimensional spinal balance across the axial, coronal, and sagittal planes, with the goal of supporting the full continuum of care to facilitate quality patient outcomes. The Balance ACS platform, in combination with the company’s technologies, techniques, and leadership in the 3D-printing of spinal devices, enable K2M to compete favorably in the global spinal surgery market. The company is based in Leesburg, Va.