The 20 Largest Medical Device Companies In the World


Zimmer Biomet logoNo. 15: Zimmer Biomet

Warsaw, Ind.

2016 RANK: 19

Revenue: $7,683,900,000

Fiscal year ending: Dec. 31, 2016

Employees: 18,500

R&D Spend: $365,600,000


Key Personnel:

Daniel Florin, interim CEO, SVP & CFO; Tony Collins, VP, controller & chief accounting officer; Derek Davis, VP, global integration; Robert Delp, president, Americas; William (Bill) Fisher, SVP, global HR; Adrian Furey, SVP, global operations & logistics; Adam Johnson, president, spine, dental, CMF & thoracic; David Kunz, SVP, global quality & regulatory affairs; Dr. Katarzyna Mazur-Hofsaess, president, EMEA; David Nolan, president, biologics, extremities, sports medicine, surgical, trauma, foot & ankle, office-based technologies & Zimmer Biomet signature solutions; Chad Phipps, SVP, general counsel & secretary; Daniel Williamson, president, joint reconstruction; Sang Yi, president, Asia Pacific


Zimmer Biomet has had a hectic year, with 10-year veteran David Dvorak abruptly stepping away from the corner office in July and senior VP and CFO Daniel Florin stepping in until a replacement is found.

Dvorak hasn’t been the only employee to exit the company, which said it “cleaned house” at certain Warsaw-based facilities after receiving a number of violations during an FDA inspection.

The purge included replacing the company’s senior vice president of global operations and logistics, vice president of quality assurance at all of its Warsaw sites, the quality assurance director for its North Campus facilities, the compliance director for the Biomet network, and the quality assurance director for post-market surveillance and complaint handling.

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  1. Chris Newmarker says:

    Apologies. We had to fix a technical glitch with the Big 100 spreadsheet download. If you fill out the sign-up form now, you should get an email with a link to download the spreadsheet, instead of last year’s Big 100 edition.

  2. Chris, Thank you for the update. I just downloaded the Big 100.

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