Orthopedic implant manufacturer Wishbone Medical appointed Jeff George to its board of directors on Aug. 12.
Three things to know:
1. Mr. George is managing partner of Maytal Capital and operating partner at Revival Healthcare Capital, two private equity firms focusing on the healthcare and medical device industries respectively.
2. Previously, he served as CEO of Sandoz and Alcon, two subsidiaries of pharmaceutical company Novartis.
3. Earlier this week, Wishbone Medical agreed a deal to absorb spine device companies Back 2 Basics Direct and Orbbö Surgical, which represent the company's fifth and sixth acquisitions in the past 18 months.