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  • OrthoPediatrics Names CFO

    Warsaw, Ind.-based OrthoPediatrics Corp. has named Fred L. Hite as its new chief financial officer (CFO). Hite joined OrthoPediatrics in February after a 10-year career as CFO and investor relations director of Symmetry Medical Inc. During his ten…
    09.15.15

  • Newly Spun Off from Integra Life Sciences, SeaSpine Adds to its Leadership Ranks

    Vista, Calif.-based SeaSpine Holdings Corp. has added to its management team. The company recently went public as a spinoff from N.J.-based Intergra LifeSciences. Tyler Lipschultz has been named vice president, orthobiologics and business developm…
    09.15.15

  • NuVasive Appoints Chief Information Officer

    San Diego, Calif.-based NuVasive Inc. has appointed Johnson Lai as chief information technology officer. “We are pleased to announce the appointment of Johnson Lai as we look to enhance and scale our IT capabilities worldwide,” said Gr…
    09.15.15

  • Bone Biologics Hires CEO and COO

    Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based Bone Biologics Corp. has a made some leadership changes. The company named Stephen R. La Neve as CEO and president. Jeffrey Frelick was appointed the company’s chief operating officer (COO). La Neve replaces interim…
    09.15.15

  • St. Jude Medical Adds Zimmer Biomet CEO to Board

    President and CEO of Zimmer Biomet David Dvorak has joined the board of St. Paul. Minn.-based medical device company St. Jude Medical Inc. Dvorak has been president and CEO and a member of the board of directors of Zimmer Holdings Inc., a worldwid…
    09.15.15

  • Senior Nanotechnology Specialist Hired by Titan Spine

    Mequon, Wis.-based Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing spinal interbody fusion implants, has named Jim Sevey as its new senior nanotechnology specialist. The appointment follows the company’s receipt o…
    08.05.15

  • NuVasive Revamps Executive Team

    San Diego, Calif.-based spine firm NuVasive Inc. continues to make changes in its executive ranks. In May, the company named a new chairman and CEO following the departure of long-time head Alex Lukianov, who stepped down earlier in the year after h…
    08.05.15

  • Mazor Robotics Creates VP of Product Management Position

    Mazor Robotics Ltd., a Caesarea, Israel-based developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, has added Anat Kaphan to the company’s executive ranks as vice president of marketing and product management, a newly established…
    08.05.15

  • Bioventus Expands Executive Team by Two

    Durham, N.C.-based Bioventus LLC, an orthobiologics company, has named Jeanne Forneris its new vice president of strategy and general counsel, as well as Thomas Umbel its new vice president of business development. Forneris has been a member of th…
    05.27.15

  • New President/CEO Takes the Helm of Rivanna Medical

    Charlottesville, Va.-based Rivanna Medical, a medical device company developing a platform of ultrasound-based technology, has named John A. Williams as president and CEO. He replaces Will Mauldin, Ph.D., a co-founder of Rivanna who remains as chairm…
    05.27.15

  • New CFO at Tegra Medical

    Tegra Medical has hired Craig Campbell as chief financial officer. Campbell will be responsible for all finance, accounting and information technology functions and will report to J. Mark King, the company’s president and CEO. “Craig is a s…
    05.27.15

  • Former Covidien Exec Joins Ekso Bionics Board

    Richmond, Calif.-based Ekso Bionics Holdings Inc. has added Amy Wendell, former senior vice president, strategy and business development of Covidien, to its board of directors. “At Covidien, Amy Wendell presided over an impressive acquisitio…
    05.27.15

  • Alphatec Spine Expands Board

    Alphatec Holdings Inc., the parent company of Alphatec Spine Inc., a has appointed Donald A. Williams as a member of the board of directors. Williams was a partner at Ernst & Young for 18 years and a partner with Grant Thornton LLP for the last se…
    05.27.15

  • Former JNJ Executive Joins Nevro Corp. Board

    Menlo Park, Calif.-based Nevro Corp., a medical device company that has developed a neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain, has named Brad Vale, Ph.D., DVM, former head of Johnson & Johnson Development Company (JJDC)—the…
    04.01.15

  • ChoiceSpine Adds Two Members to Executive Team

    ChoiceSpine LP is expanding its executive team. The company has hired Tom McLeer as senior executive vice president and Steve Ainsworth, Ph.D., as vice president of R&D. McLeer will serve as an advisor to founders Rick Henson and Marty Altshuler…
    04.01.15

  • OrthAlign Board Members Elect New Chairman

    OrthAlign Inc. has appointed Gary D. Henley to the company’s board of directors as executive chairman. Henley has more than 33 years of experience in the orthopedic industry. He joins OrthAlign’s board after serving in several executive…
    04.01.15

  • New CEO at Bone Solutions

    Dallas, Texas-based Bone Solutions Inc. has appointed a new CEO. Drew M. Diaz has worked in the healthcare field for more than 27 years, most recently serving five years as co-founder and CEO of Heart Test Laboratories Inc., a U.S. cardiology device…
    04.01.15

  • Temporary Content TitleLife-Sciences Consulting Firm Maetrics Promotes from Within for President

    Indianapolis, Ind.-based Maetrics, a life-sciences consulting company, has named Steve Cottrell its new president. Cottrell previously served as vice president of sales. Cottrell joined Maetrics in 2013. Prior to that, he served in executive positio…
    04.01.15

  • Contract Manufacturing | Instruments

    Pro-Dex Names New CEO

    The board of directors of Irvine, Calif.-based Pro-Dex Inc. named Richard L. Van Kirk as CEO, effective immediately. He succeeds Harold A. Hurwitz, who served as the company’s CEO since February 2013 and chief financial officer (CFO) since Octo…
    02.18.15

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    Bone Solutions Names New CEO

    Dallas, Texas-based Bone Solutions Inc. has appointed a new CEO. Drew M. Diaz has worked in the healthcare field for more than 27 years, most recently serving five years as co-founder and CEO of Heart Test Laboratories Inc., a U.S. cardiology device…
    02.18.15