New executive team for Zimmer Centerpulse:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Zimmer (Warsaw, Indiana) has appointed a new global executive team to lead the company's efforts regarding the recently completed acquisition of Centerpulse. In addition to Zimmer's chairman, president and CEO Ray Elliott, the team comprises Dr Cheryl Blanchard (vice-president of corporate research and clinical affairs); Sheryl Conley (president of the global products group); David Dvorak (executive vice-president of corporate services and chief counsel); David Floyd (president of Zimmer USA); Richard Fritschi (president of Zimmer USA); Sam Leno (executive vice-president of corporate finance and operations and CFO); Bruno Melzi (chairman of Zimmer International); Bruce Peterson (chairman of Zimmer Americas); and Terry Schlotterback (president of Zimmer SpineTech). Jim Crines (vice-president of finance, controller) and Chris Jefferis (vice-president of global integration) have also been appointed to the executive committee to form a broader operating committee. Another four-to-six places on the operating committee are yet to be filled.