Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Mason has served as a director since the Company’s 2013 annual general meeting of shareholders. He rejoined Orthofix in March 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer after previously serving as Group President, North America from June 2008 through October 2009, and as a Strategic Advisor from November 2009 through October 2010. Prior to being appointed as Group President, North America, Mr. Mason served as a Vice President and President of Breg, Inc. following its acquisition by Orthofix. Mr. Mason had served as President and Chairman of Breg, a company he principally founded in 1989 prior to its acquisition by Orthofix. Mr. Mason has over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry, some of which were spent with dj Orthopedics (formally DonJoy) where he became an owner and executive in its early development stage and held the position of Executive Vice President. Following Mr. Mason’s retirement from Orthofix in 2010, he served in a variety of part-time consulting and advisory roles, including as a consultant to Orthofix. Mr. Mason is the named inventor on 38 issued patents in the orthopedic product arena. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with an Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree from MiraCosta College.