Medovex appoints Ron Lawson to board of directors
Mr. Lawson's 35 plus years of experience in the orthopedic industry include the role as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Customer Service for Pfizer's Orthopedic Division, Howmedica (1996).
In 1998, he became part of the Stryker Corporation with Stryker's acquisition of Howmedica. At Stryker, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Development.
Mr. Lawson also played a critical and insightful role in the successful integration of the two companies. In 2000, he was asked to lead the revitalization of Stryker's European business as President, EMEA.
He shortly thereafter assumed the role of leadership for all of Stryker's International distribution businesses and was promoted to Group President, International in 2001.
In 2005, Stryker assigned global responsibility of their orthopedic division to Mr. Lawson making him Group President for International and Global Orthopedics. He then focused on strengthening the Stryker Orthopedic business worldwide. Ron retired from Stryker at the end of 2007.
Mr. Lawson is currently a member of the Lawson Group where he provides strategic consulting services specializing in orthopedic medical technology.
He previously served as Chairman of the Board of IMDS, Corporation. He also served as a member of the Health Care Advisory Board of Arsenal Capital Partners. He presently serves as a Director of Plasmology 4, Corporation as well as a Director of DJO Global, a Blackstone company. ■
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