10 device company executive moves — Medtronic, Stryker, Zimmer Biomet & more

Angie Stewart -   Print  |

Ten leaders at various orthopedic and spine device companies were named to new roles this month:

Former Boston Scientific executive Shawn McCarthy was named CEO of Collagen Matrix. Mr. McCarthy also previously served in leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson and Tryton Medical.

San Antonio-based NuHope, an outpatient treatment center focused on reducing patient opioid dependency, appointed Jeff Dunkel as CEO Jan. 28. Mr. Dunkel left his role as executive vice president of strategy at Titan Spine to assume the role.

Stryker named Don Payerle president of joint replacement, effective March 1.

Rob Pace, co-founder and CFO of Osseus Fusion Systems, was appointed CEO Jan. 27.

The Intel board elected outgoing Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak, PhD, as chairman, the company announced Jan. 21.

Also on Jan. 21, Stephen Wohlert, PhD, was named vice president of manufacturing for Miach Orthopaedics.

Ohad Arazi was named CEO of Zebra Medical Vision, the deep-learning medical imaging analytics company that partnered with DePuy Synthes in December.

Zimmer Biomet created a new role in its executive structure for Keri Mattox, who will serve as senior vice president of investor relations and chief communications officer.

Daniel Lemaitre began his new role as CEO at neurostimulation company BlueWind Medical Jan. 1. Previously, Mr. Lemaitre served as CEO of CoreValve — which was acquired by Medtronic for $800 million in 2009 — and chairman of Bioventus.

NuVasive on Jan. 2 named Matthew Harbaugh executive vice president and CFO, succeeding Raj Asarpota.

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