AUDUBON, Pa. (December 16, 2011) – Globus Medical, Inc., the largest privately held spinal implant manufacturer in the world, today announced the addition of two new Vice Presidents to its executive team; David Veino, Vice President of Marketing, and Tom Kennedy, Vice President of Surgeon Relations and Education.
“We are very pleased to have both David and Tom join Globus. With our industry leading growth, it is essential that we continue to build our executive team. Both David and Tom come to Globus with extensive spine and medical device experience and will be directly involved in continuing our path towards becoming the preeminent spine solution provider,” said Dave Demski, President and COO of Globus Medical. “Bolstering our marketing efforts with the creation of David Veino’s role will enhance Globus’ image of delivering innovative solutions with engineering prowess.”
David Veino, Vice President of Marketing, will lead Globus’ worldwide marketing efforts. Prior to joining Globus, David spent five years as Global Director of Sales and Marketing for the Interventional Spine division of Stryker. Prior to Stryker, Mr. Veino spent five years in sales with Atherotech culminating as Vice President of Sales. Prior to that, he held roles of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing at HeartGen Centers, Philips Medical Systems, Cor Therapeutics, and Parke Davis Pharmaceuticals. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Physiology from California State University, and has completed an Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Kevin Carouge, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development stated, “Tom Kennedy brings a strong knowledge and experience in working with and educating surgeons within the current compliance guidelines and regulations, and will be a valuable addition to lead our surgeon relations and educational team.”
Tom Kennedy, as Vice President of Surgeon Relations and Education, will be responsible for Globus’ Musculoskeletal Education and Research Center (MERC) as well as the Surgeon Relations Group. Previously Tom was Vice President of Professional Affairs and Medical Education for Smith and Nephew’s Biologics and Clinical Therapies Division. Prior to that he was Director, Professional Programs with Stryker Spine. Additionally, Tom has over 15 years experience in various sales and marketing positions, including those with C.R. Bard, Maxxim Medical and Johnson and Johnson Medical. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science from Wichita State University and has completed several executive management courses at Emory University and St. Louis University.