LEWISVILLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX), a diversified, global medical
device company, today announced that Alexis V. Lukianov has been named
to its Board of Directors. Mr. Lukianov's appointment expands the Board
to 10 directors, 9 of whom are independent directors.
With more than 30 years' experience, and an extensive background in
orthopedics, Mr. Lukianov has held senior executive positions with
companies such as Medtronic SofamorDanek and Smith and Nephew
Orthopaedics, where he was the director of a business unit that brought
limb lengthening technology to the United States from Russia. He was the
founder of and served as the Chairman of the Board and CEO of BackCare
Group, Inc., a spine physician practice management company, and from
1999-2015, Mr. Lukianov served as the Chairman and CEO at NuVasive, Inc.
"We are pleased that Alex Lukianov will join our Board of Directors. As
a senior experienced executive in the med-tech industry, Alex will be a
valued strategic participant as we continue to focus on developing our
growth opportunities," said Ron Matricaria, Chairman of the Board.
An entrepreneur, Mr. Lukianov has served on a variety of public, private
and not-for-profit boards including the Volcano Corporation, the
California Health Institute, BIOCOM, and the Medical Device
Manufacturers Association (MDMA).
Orthofix International N.V. is a diversified, global medical device
company focused on improving patients' lives by providing superior
reconstructive and regenerative orthopedic and spine solutions to
physicians worldwide. Headquartered in Lewisville, TX, the company has
four strategic business units that include BioStim, Biologics, Extremity
Fixation and Spine Fixation. Orthofix products are widely distributed
via the company's sales representatives, distributors and subsidiaries.
In addition, Orthofix is collaborating on research and development
activities with leading clinical organizations such as Brown University,
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Cleveland Clinic, Texas Scottish Rite
Hospital for Children and the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation. For
more information, please visit www.orthofix.com.
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Source: Orthofix International N.V.
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