Recently departed NuVasive (NSDQ:NUVA) CEO Gregory Lucier will lead a new company formed to acquire medtech and life sciences firms and assets. Lucier, 54, is partnering with Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR to form the new company, Corza Health, in San Diego. GTCR holds stakes in Regatta Medical, which owns laser micro manufacturer Resonetics and Sotera Health along with life sciences, technology, and […]
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Can Greg Lucier bring the Life Technologies mojo to NuVasive?
Newly minted NuVasive CEO Greg Lucier has quite the pedigree when it comes to building successful companies. Lucier, who was named permanent CEO of the San Diego, Calif.-based spinal device company in May 2015, built Life Technologies from a start up (then named Invitrogen) to a global biotech juggernaut with 12,000 employees and just under […]
Biolase board of directors cut by DE judge | Medtech personnel moves for the week of Mar. 24, 2014
UPDATE: Court cuts Biolase board, marketing VP under fire
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DJO Global taps ex-Life Technologies exec for CFO role
DJO Global said it hired a new CFO, Susan Crawford, formerly of Life Technologies.
Crawford replaces Vickie Capps, who left DJO late last year "to pursue other business opportunities," the company said at the time.
FTC OKs Thermo Fisher’s Life Technologies buy pending asset sale to GE Healthcare
China wants concessions in Thermo Fisher’s $13.6B Life Tech deal
GE Healthcare offers $1.06B for trio of Thermo Fisher lifesciences units
Cook Medical continues to shuffle management | Personnel Moves
Cook Medical named Rob Lyles executive vice president, the latest move in a larger management shift at the Indiana medtech maker.
Lyles was formerly vice president of Cook’s peripheral intervention division. He has been with the company since 2003 and was named division VP in 2007. Lyles’ promotion follows the advancement of Pete Yonkman to president of the Cook Medical. Mark Breedlove, a 19-year veteran of Cook Medical, will succeed Lyles as VP of the peripheral intervention division.
Thermo Fisher agrees to $13.6B Life Technologies buyout
Medtech M&A Madness | Wall Street Beat
Health care spending at 50 year low, economy to blame | MassDevice.com On Call
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Health care spending grew only 3.8% in 2009 and 3.9% in 2010, the smallest spending increase in 50 years.
The rate of growth in the health care sector has slowed every year since 2002, but the rates in 2009 and 2010 were especially pronounced, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services national health expenditure report.