Orthofix appoints Alex Lukianov to Board of Directors

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One of Orthofix’s products, Trinity Evolution

Alexis V Lukianov has been named to Orthofix’s Board of Directors. Lukianov’s appointment expands the Board to 10 directors, nine of whom are independent directors.

Lukianov has held senior executive positions with companies such as Medtronic, SofamorDanek and Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics, where he was the director of a business unit that brought limb lengthening technology to the USA from Russia. He was the founder of and served as the chairman of the Board and chief executive officer of BackCare Group, a spine physician practice management company, and from 1999-2015, he served as the chairman and chief executive officer at NuVasive.

“We are pleased that Alex Lukianov will join our Board of Directors. As a senior experienced executive in the medtech industry, Alex will be a valued strategic participant as we continue to focus on developing our growth opportunities,” says Ron Matricaria, chairman of the Board.

Lukianov has also served on a variety of public, private and not-for-profit boards including the Volcano Corporation, the California Health Institute, BIOCOM, and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA).