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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 5, 2019




(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)








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of incorporation)



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3451 Plano Parkway

Lewisville, Texas



(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 937-2000



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Item 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On December 5, 2019, Orthofix Medical Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release regarding the appointment of Kevin Kenny as President of Global Spine, effective December 4, 2019. That press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

The information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K under this Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made by the Company under the Exchange Act or Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.



Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.




Press release, dated December 5, 2019.


Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



Orthofix Medical Inc.






/s/ Kimberley A. Elting




Kimberley A. Elting

Chief Legal and Administrative Officer




Date: December 5, 2019







Exhibit 99.1





Orthofix Names Kevin Kenny President of Global Spine Business


LEWISVILLE, TEXAS – December 5, 2019 – Orthofix Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:OFIX), a global medical device company focused on musculoskeletal products and therapies, today announced the appointment of Kevin Kenny as President of the Orthofix Global Spine business, effective today. In this role, Kenny will serve on the Company’s Executive Leadership team and be responsible for leading the global spinal implants, motion preservation, bone growth therapies, and biologics businesses.  


“Kevin is uniquely qualified to take on this role given his prior leadership experience in the spine and medical device business,” said Jon Serbousek, Orthofix President and CEO. “I look forward to the strategic guidance and expertise he will bring to our organization. Under his leadership we will continue to deepen our commitment to transforming and accelerating our global spine business.”


Kenny previously served as Vice President of U.S. Sales for Medtronic Spine and Biologics where he oversaw all sales functions for approximately 1,500 direct and non-direct sales personnel. During his nine-year tenure with Medtronic, Kenny held a variety of sales roles, each with increasing areas of responsibility.


Kenny more recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for Cardiovascular Systems Incorporated where he drove business strategies focused on developing and commercializing new products worldwide. Earlier in his career, Kenny served as Vice President of Sales for Bausch and Lomb, and also held various sales leadership roles with B. Braun/McGaw, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of medical devices.


“I am honored and excited to take on this leadership role with Orthofix Spine,” said Kenny. “I look forward to working with the spine team to grow our global footprint, and partner with our customers to ensure that our products and services meet their needs.”


Kenny serves on the board of directors for the Medical Device Manufacturers Association. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration from California State University in Sacramento, CA.


About Orthofix

Orthofix Medical Inc. is a global medical device company focused on musculoskeletal products and therapies. The Company’s mission is to improve patients' lives by providing superior reconstruction and regenerative musculoskeletal solutions to physicians worldwide. Headquartered in Lewisville, Texas, Orthofix’s spine and orthopedic extremities products are distributed in more than 70 countries via the Company's sales representatives and distributors. For more information, please visit www.orthofix.com.


Forward Looking Statements

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