LDR Holdings appointed Robert E. McNamara CFO, replacing Dennis Hynson who will continue to lead the company's worldwide finance team as senior vice president of global finance.
AlloSource hired Dale Binke, a veteran of 24 years in the industry, as vice president of marketing and sales.
Smith & Nephew appointed Baroness Virginia Bottomley of Nettlestone to its board of directors as non-executive director.
Spine device company SI-BONE has named Michael Mydra vice president of health outcomes and reimbursement.
TranS1 appointed Jeffrey Fischgrund, MD, to its board of directors.
Ascendx Spine named Eric W. Gilbert vice president of sales and marketing for its United States operations, where he will help with the U.S. launch of the company's Ascendx Acu-Cut VCF Augmentation System.
Alphatec Spine's former president and CEO has become president of global commercial operations and former non-executive chairman of the board Les Cross has stepped into the role of chairman and CEO. Alphatec Spine also named Michael Plunkett vice president of operations.
Simpirica Spine appointed Milena Ridl vice president of international sales and marketing, where she will be responsible for expanding commercialization for the company's LimiFlex Spinal Stabilization System.
Orthofix hired Brad V. Niemann as senior vice president of commercial operations for the company's spine business.
Johnson & Johnson CEO Bill Weldon has relinquished his role and Alex Gorsky will step into his place.
Amedica has named Eric Olson president and CEO of the company.
Small Bone Innovations named former Orthofix division president Michael Simpson president and CEO.
Stryker named former vice president and CFO Curt Hartman interim CEO after former CEO Stephen MacMillan resigned his post for family reasons.
Wright Medical Group named Daniel Garen senior vice president and COO.
Zyga Technology named Jim Bullock president and CEO.
DJO Global elected Mike S. Zarfirovski as non-executive chairman of its board of directors and John R. Murphy as director of the company.
Pioneer Surgical Technologies named former CFO Daniel Webber its new president and CEO.
Lanx appointed Wayne Chrystal as vice president of operations; Michael Hughes as senior vice president of internal; Pamela Snyder as senior vice president of clinical and regulatory affairs; Paul Hickey as senior vice president of marketing, research and development; and Dana Klapper Cohen as general counsel.
Spine device company Vexim named Vincent Gardes the company's new CEO.
Globus Medical appointed 30-year industry veteran Richard A. Baron senior vice president and CFO.
20 Orthopedic & Spine Device Company Leaders on the Move FeaturedWritten by Laura Miller | May 09, 2012
Here are 20 orthopedic and spine device company leadership moves so far this year.
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