Orthopedic surgical robotics innovator, THINK Surgical, has announced the appointment of David C. Dvorak as the Executive Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Dvorak’s decades of experience in the medical device industry, particularly in the orthopedics industry and enabling technologies for orthopedic surgery, makes him the ideal person to chair the THINK Surgical Board of Directors.
Mr. Dvorak had a successful 16-year career at Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. where he most recently held the position of president and chief executive officer for a decade. During his tenure as CEO, David successfully executed internal and external development strategies to grow revenues from $3.5 billion to $7.7 billion. As part of the growth strategy, David championed the $13.4 billion acquisition of Biomet, Inc. as well as multiple other acquisitions, including surgical robotics provider Medtech SA in 2016, which launched Zimmer Biomet into the robot-assisted surgery market with ROSA. David has long recognized that enabling technologies, data and analytics are key components for improving the outcomes of surgery.
“We are delighted that David has agreed to join our Board of Directors as executive chairman.” said Stuart Simpson, president and chief executive officer of THINK Surgical. “His extensive experience in executive leadership roles in the medical technology industry as well as his decades of experience in board and board committee work, make him the ideal person to provide governance and guidance for the management team as we accelerate the company’s growth.”
“I am excited to assume the role of executive chairman of the board of THINK,” said Mr. Dvorak. “THINK’s industry leading active robot technology provides an unparalleled opportunity to democratize robotic technology in orthopedics. The technology will deliver precision and implant flexibility to healthcare customers, while at the same time enabling future, clinically relevant innovations for industry partners. I’m very much looking forward to working with the talented team at THINK as the company begins to leverage these attractive value propositions to unlock its immense potential for commercial growth.”
David also serves as chairman of the board and chief executive officer at Deep Think Health, Inc. and managing director at Black Lake Expeditions, LLC.
Source: THINK Surgical.