Active Implants Appoints Charles W. Federico and Gary D. Henley to Board

Active Implants (orthopedic implant solutions), today announced the appointments of orthopedic and sports medicine industry veterans Charles W. Federico and Gary D. Henley to its board of managers.

Ted Davis, president and chief executive officer of Active Implants said, “Both Charlie and Gary are respected leaders with long-term success in medical and orthopedic device industries, and they bring a wealth of strategic and operational experience to our board.”

He added, “We believe their diverse leadership experience will strengthen our board, and their insights will be invaluable as we continue to develop the NUsurface Meniscus Implant and fulfill a significant unmet need in the orthopedic market here in the U.S. and worldwide,” added Davis.

Federico has 44 years of experience in the medical device industry, with significant focus in the sports medicine segment while president and chief executive officer of Orthofix International N.V. and president of Smith & Nephew Endoscopy. Additionally, he has held senior management and sales and marketing positions with Dyonics, General Foods Air Products Corporation, Puritan Bennett Corporation and LSE Corporation. Federico has extensive board experience, including chairman of the board and lead director of MAKO Surgical Corp, sold to Stryker; and a board member at Biomimetic Therapeutics, sold to Wright Medical Group.

Henley has more than 35 years of experience in the orthopedic device industry, including president, chief executive officer and board member of United Orthopedic Group, which was sold to Breg. Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of Wright Medical Group, Inc.; president of Orthofix International N.V.’s Americas Division; president of Smith & Nephew’s Endoscopy Video Division; and president and chief executive officer of Cecorp, Inc.

Henley is an experienced board member and industry consultant, most recently serving as executive chairman of the board of directors at OrthAlign, Inc. and a director at Orchid Orthopedic Solutions.

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