Who could replace Zimmer Biomet’s CEO?


Former Zimmer Biomet CEO David Dvorak [Image courtesy of Zimmer Biomet]

Zimmer Biomet surprised this week with the announcement that CEO David Dvorak is immediately stepping down. So who will replace him?

For now, the orthopedic device giant’s SVP and CFO Dan Florin will serve as interim CEO while the company’s board searches for a new permanent CEO. It is unclear whether Florin – who was VP and CFO of Biomet before its June 2015 merger with Zimmer – will seek to get the “interim” removed from his title.

Meanwhile, experts are already making educated guesses about who else might be a contender to become Dvorak’s permanent replacement.

Read on to find out the top contenders.


DeviceTalks West: Expertise you need to know

textadimage Medical device suppliers are light years away from the days when they merely filled orders to spec for medtech OEMs – as a visit to the upcoming DeviceTalks West will quickly confirm.

From incorporating steerability into catheters to getting validation and testing done right, the companies serving the medical device industry have become specialized experts in their own right.

Read on to discover five example of medical device expertise to be had at DeviceTalks West, which runs Dec. 11–12 in Orange County, Calif.

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