Former Medtronic executive gets top spot at Colorado spine firm

June 21, 2010 by MedCity News

Medtronic Inc.'s former chief operating officer Michael DeMane joins spinal surgery device company Lanx Inc. as chairman and CEO.

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By Thomas Lee

Michael DeMane joined Lanx Inc. as chairman and CEO. The former chief operating officer at Medtronic Inc. (NYSE:MDT) was once thought to be a top candidate to lead the firm.

Lanx, based in Broomfield, Colorado, makes devices for spinal surgeries. Investors include Chicago Growth Partners, Goldman Sachs Private Equity Opportunities Fund, Noro-Moseley Partners and Oakwood Medical Investors.

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