BioPoly® Announces Reformulation of Board, Three New Board Members
FORT WAYNE, IN – BioPoly LLC announced today that it has reformulated its board of directors as part of its new strategy and go-forward plan. The new board members have joined the company as acting directors as of January 1, 2023 and have already made significant contributions to the organization. The new board members are listed below:
Todd O. Davis
Mr. Davis is currently the President and Founder of TDOrtho, an orthopedic and medtech consulting business. Mr. Davis has spent the past 33 years serving the global orthopedic industry as a leader in marketing, sales management and general management. Heading teams at Zimmer, Biomet and Zimmer Biomet, he drove differentiated product development as General Manager of the world’s largest knee business. Mr. Davis provides subject matter expertise (SME) in total joint (knee and hip) replacements including implants, instruments and services; ortho robotics and orthopedic diagnostics.
Mr. Hodorek is currently President/CEO and Co-Founder of Ignite Orthopedics. Ignite Orthopedics has designed, developed and obtained regulatory clearance for two major arthroplasty systems, both of which have been acquired by large orthopedic firms. Mr. Hodorek has been in the orthopedic industry since 2001, with experience in R&D and business unit leadership at Zimmer, Tornier, and Wright Medical where he led global teams in designing and launching flagship shoulder and elbow systems. Mr. Hodorek has been focused on Upper Extremity nearly his entire career with a majority of his work concentrated on shoulder and elbow arthroplasty. He holds over 50 patents issued or currently in prosecution.
Mr. Vitoux is currently President/CEO of OrthoWorx. Mr. Vitoux previously served in finance and management positions with Zimmer, Biomet and DePuy, and most recently served as Chief Financial and Chief Commercial Officer for Dovetail Brands LLC, a unit of Fort Wayne-based Ambassador Enterprises. In addition to his experience in the Indiana-based medical device cluster, Mr. Vitoux has served in a number of varied management roles, including President and CEO of Warsaw-based Seymour Midwest; Global Finance Director for Lifescan, a Johnson & Johnson business based in Scotland; and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Steinway Musical Instruments, based in New York City.
“We are very thankful and appreciative of all the time and energy that the previous board members have invested into BioPoly.” said Ryan Schlotterback, BioPoly President and CEO. “With our new commercial and portfolio expansion strategy, we’re excited about the new board members and what they’ll contribute as we focus on execution. They each bring a significant amount of industry experience and valuable networks within the orthopedic market. Each have been very successful in their own ventures, and we are honored that they have decided to join our team.”
About BioPoly LLC
BioPoly LLC is an ISO 13485 certified orthopedic implant manufacturer located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Company develops, manufactures and markets orthopedic implants that use its proprietary BioPoly material to replace damaged cartilage in joints. BioPoly currently has two FDA cleared products and is actively developing additional products targeting the US market.
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