Nawana resigns as president of J&J's Depuy Synthes Spine
This article was originally published in Clinica
Namal Nawana has quit as president of Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Synthes Spine to "pursue other opportunities", according to media reports. Mr Nawana has been president of DePuy Spine since March and has worked for J&J and DePuy for over 13 years. In June, J&J finally completed its multi-billion dollar purchase of trauma specialist Synthes (www.clinica.co.uk, 13 June 2012), bringing the DePuy and Synthes divisions together. It is unclear whether the merger could have spurred Mr Nawana's decision to leave the company. Max Reinhardt, currently worldwide marketing vice-president, will take up the vacant post of president. Mr Reinhardt joined DePuy in 2002 as director of sales and marketing in the UK; before this, he worked for Steris and Olympus KeyMed.