Alphatec Holdings elects Leslie H Cross chairman of the Board of Directors


Alphatec Holdings announced the election of Leslie H Cross as non-executive chairman of the Board of Directors.

Cross recently retired as the president and CEO of DJO Global, a manufacturer and worldwide leading distributor of electrotherapy products, orthopaedic implants and orthopaedic rehabilitation products. Cross continues to serve as a director and chairman of DJO Global. During his tenure with DJO Global, the company’s revenues grew from approximately US $30 million to US $966 million, with adjusted EBITDA in 2010 of US $262 million. Cross has held principal executive roles at DJO Global and its predecessors since 1990.

Mortimer Berkowitz, chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, said, “I am pleased that Les Cross has agreed to serve as the chairman of our Board of Directors.  Les is a highly talented business leader who has repeatedly driven growth, profitability and shareholder value in the orthopaedics industry. Having known Les for many years, we were pleased to recruit him to join the Board of Directors earlier this year and we believe that he will be an outstanding chairman of the Board of Directors.”