10 orthopedic device company CEOs: Who is paid the most?

Written by Laura Dyrda | May 09, 2017 | Print  |

Orthopedic and spine device company leader compensation varies across the board based on the company's size and market share. While some have a larger base salary, others have higher bonus and stock option value. 

Here is the compensation for 10 orthopedic and spine device company leaders based on data from Salary.com. The information is reported according to the proxy statements filed for the 2015 fiscal year.


1. Alex Gorsky. Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson: $21.2 million


2. Omar Ishrak. Chairman and CEO of Medtronic PLC: $15 million


3. Kevin Lobo. Chairman, President and CEO of Stryker: $12.8 million


4. David Dvorak. President and CEO of Zimmer Biomet: $10.6 million


5. Gregory T. Lucier. Chairman and CEO of NuVasive: $6 million


6. Bradley R. Mason. President and CEO of Orthofix: $3.5 million


7. Olivier Bohuon. CEO of Smith & Nephew: $3.3 million*


8. Eric Major. President and CEO of K2M: $2.8 million


9. David Mowry. President, CEO and Executive Director of Wright Medical Group: $2.3 million


10. Anthony Williams. President of Globus Medical: $1.9 million


*Indicates information provided by The Telegraph for 2016 compensation.


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