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Breg Appoints Former Stryker President to Executive Chairman
With more than 25 years of medical device leadership experience, Mr. Simpson most recently served as president of the Joint Replacement division of Stryker Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. During his tenure at Stryker, Mr. Simpson led a transformative strategy to establish robotics as a standard of care for the orthopedics industry. He also directed Stryker’s Performance Solutions business, building it into one of the leading players in the convener market for joint replacement bundled care contracts with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
“Stuart Simpson is renowned for creating and implementing industry-leading commercial practices across the orthopedics landscape,” said Brad Lee, Breg’s president and CEO. “His innovative thinking and strong operating experience will be invaluable to us as we focus on new strategies to support our customers and re-emerge from the challenges of COVID-19.”
He added, “On behalf of the board and our entire company, I want to thank Stuart Essig for his continued contributions to growing Breg. During his tenure as executive chairman, he was instrumental in working with us to complete 10 acquisitions to transform our company into a market leader.”Mr. Essig …
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