Alphatec Holdings, the parent company of Alphatec Spine has announced the appointment of Luke T Faulstick to the company’s board of directors. The appointment increases the size of Alphatec Spine’s board of directors to eight and increases the number of independent directors to five.
Faulstick is co-owner, president and CEO of Athens, Georgia-based Power Partners, a position he has held since early 2012. Faulstick has served on Power Partner’s board of advisors since 2003. Prior to that, Faulstick served in several operational roles at DJO Global, most recently as executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Faulstick brings over 25 years of operational experience in the medical, electronic and photographic industries, and has held senior operating management roles at Tyco Healthcare, Graphic Controls, Mitsubishi Consumer Electronics and Eastman Kodak. He is a recognised leader in implementing and managing lean, customer focused team-based operations and his operations have received numerous awards, including the Shingo Prize for operational excellence, Industry Week’s Best Plants and the Association of Manufacturing Excellence Operational Excellence award.
“Having worked with Luke for a decade at DJO Global, I am pleased that he has agreed to join Alphatec Spine’s board of directors. His experience with global operations will strengthen our board and be a tremendous asset to our company,” said Les Cross, Alphatec Spine’s chairman and CEO. “Luke is a proven and respected leader at transforming businesses into customer-focused, lean and scalable enterprises. With his impressive 25 years of experience, we welcome Luke’s insight and support with our operational excellence initiatives. I look forward to continuing to work with our employees and our board of directors to unleash the value of Alphatec Spine for all stakeholders.”