Bryan J. McEntire assumed the position of chief technology officer at orthopedic and spine device company Amedica.
Santa Clara, Calif.-based spine device company Benvenue Medical named Thomas M. Prescott and Thomas C. Wilder to its board of directors.
Spinal therapeutics company Discgenics has named Robert M. Wynalek as chief operating and commercialization officer.
Former Stryker Spine executive Robert Housler Jr., has joined spine device company InVivo Therapeutics as vice president of business development.
Orthobiolgoics company ISTO Technologies named John Hart chief operating officer.
Former Integra LifeSciences CEO Stuart M. Essig has been appointed chairman of the board for sports medicine products company Breg.
Robotic orthopedic device company MAKO Surgical senior vice president of sales and marketing Steven J. Nunes has stepped down. The company's President and CEO Maurice R. Ferre, MD, will assume sales responsibilities on an interim basis while the company searches for a permanent replacement. The company's senior vice president of strategic marketing and business development Ivan Delvic took over Mr. Nunes' responsibilities as senior vice president of marketing.
Orthopedic device company Tornier has appointed Shawn T. McCormick as chief financial officer, effective September 4.
TransCorp Spine named Christopher Welch president and CEO.
VG Innovations, a spinal fixation device company, has named John Kippenberger vice president of sales.
Former Hospira CEO Christopher B. Begley was appointed to the board of directors for Zimmer Holdings.
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