New President And CEO For Tornier

In short

Orthopaedic device company Tornier, N.V. has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed David H. Mowry as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Background 

Tornier is a global medical device company focused on serving extremities specialists who treat orthopaedic conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, ankle and foot. The Company’s broad offering of over 100 product lines includes joint replacement, trauma, sports medicine, and ortho-biologic products through Tornier and OrthoHelix brands to treat the extremities, as well as joint replacement products for the hip and knee in certain international markets.

David Mowry joined Tornier in July 2011 as Chief Operating Officer. He brings to Tornier 23 years of medical device industry experience in various engineering and management assignments. Prior to Tornier, Mr. Mowry served as Senior Vice President and President of the Neurovascular Division of Covidien plc, and in the same position with ev3 Inc., prior to its acquisition by Covidien. Before joining ev3, Mr. Mowry served as Vice President of Operations and Logistics at the Zimmer Spine division of Zimmer Holdings Inc. Mr. Mowry is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York with a degree in Engineering and Mathematics.

Company comments 

Sean D. Carney, Chairman of Tornier, commented, “Dave has demonstrated an intensity and concentration in executing on the key initiatives in his charge since joining Tornier in July 2011 as Chief Operating Officer. That expertise, combined with his extensive industry experience and outstanding leadership qualities, make Dave the right executive to continue to build Tornier’s strong brand and reputation in the extremities market.”

David Mowry Comments

“Tornier’s industry expertise, broad product portfolio, and cadence of delivering innovation position the Company as a recognized global leader in the large and growing extremities markets. We believe the increased focus on execution of our US sales channel alignment, OrthoHelix integration, and delivering through our strong product pipeline will return Tornier to double-digit, constant currency revenue growth on a pro forma basis. I am grateful to the Board of Directors for the opportunity to lead Tornier, and I am excited to work with the talented and dedicated Tornier team.”

Source: Tornier N.V., Business Wire