RTI Surgical names Camille Farhat CEO
Mr. Farhat previously served as president and CEO of American Medical Systems, Inc. (AMS), an operating business of Endo International plc.
Prior to AMS, Mr. Farhat held senior leadership roles where he improved the performance of business units at companies including Baxter Healthcare, Medtronic, Inc. and General Electric.
Mr. Farhat has broad global leadership experience, with senior-level assignments in 10 countries during the past 22 years.
Prior to AMS, he advanced several business segments for Baxter. He was global general manager of Baxter’s largest division, Baxter Pharmaceuticals and Therapies.
Mr. Farhat also served as vice president of business development at Medtronic and as global general manager of the company’s Gastroenterology and Urology divisions.
Earlier in his career, he gained broad executive experience at GE with roles in multiple businesses, geographies and functional areas, leading to his last role as general manager of GE Healthcare’s global Computed Tomography business.
Mr. Farhat earned an M.B.A. from Harvard University, a degree in European Union studies from Institut National d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a B.S. B.A. in finance and accounting from Northeastern University.
He will succeed interim chief executive officer, Robert P. Jordheim, who will resume his role as chief financial officer. ■