AUDUBON, Pa. (January 5, 2012) – Globus Medical, Inc., the largest privately held spinal implant manufacturer in the world, today announced it has appointed Richard A. Baron as Senior Vice President and CFO effective January 2, 2012.
Dave Demski, President and COO commented “Rick is a veteran CFO with the perfect blend of financial expertise and health care industry experience and will be an immediate valuable addition to our executive management team. In today’s spine market, for Globus to maintain its successful performance with our industry leading growth, it is imperative that we recruit and retain top talent in all areas, including finance. We are very pleased that Rick has decided to join our team.”
Mr. Baron brings over 30 years of financial management experience, including more than 20 years serving as CFO for several medical device and pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Baron has managed public and private companies and has successfully raised capital through private and public venues. Prior to joining Globus, Mr. Baron served as Vice President Finance and CFO for Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc., ERT, Animas Corporation, Genex Services Inc., and Marsam Pharmaceuticals Inc. Previously, Rick spent 10 years in finance and accounting positions primarily at Coopers and Lybrand. Mr. Baron received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Certified Public Accountant.