David K. Floyd (pictured), a 1983 graduate of Grace College with a B.S. degree in communication, has been named the new president of Warsaw, Indiana-based DePuy Orthopaedics, one of the area’s earliest and leading orthopaedics firms. Floyd is also the son-in-law of Prof. Wayne Snider, who for many years was chair of the history department at Grace College.
A release from Inside Indiana Business says: WARSAW, IN – (SEPTEMBER 27, 2007) – DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a global leader in devices for joint replacement, has named David Floyd its new U.S. president, the company announced today.
Floyd will lead the company’s growing orthopaedic business. He will also serve on the DePuy Franchise Global Management Board.
“DePuy is a leader in orthopaedics, and I’m very pleased to join such a great company full of talented people,” said David Floyd. “I’m also excited to be coming home: both to the reconstructive business as well as Indiana.”
Floyd has more than 20 years of experience in orthopaedics, particularly in the reconstructive joint market. Prior to joining Abbott Spine, he was president and CEO of AxioMed Spine Corporation and U.S. president of Centerpulse Orthopedics. Before assuming his executive positions, Floyd held leadership positions in the reconstructive joint market and held several positions in sales and marketing.
“DePuy Orthopaedics is poised for growth in this dynamic marketplace and David has a tremendous track record of success,” said Mike Mahoney, Company Group Chairman, DePuy, Inc. “We’re confident he will lead the company to new heights and help surgeons continue to raise the standard of orthopaedic care for patients through a commitment to innovation, quality and service excellence.”
Floyd is a graduate of Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana.
About DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, is advancing the standard of orthopaedic patient care, with a focused commitment to help surgeons achieve excellence in surgical practice. The company designs, manufactures and distributes orthopaedic devices and supplies including hip, knee, extremity, trauma, cement, orthobiologics, and operating room products. As a global leader in joint replacement products, DePuy Orthopaedics is committed to Restoring the Joy of Motion™ for patients whose mobility is restricted by severe osteoarthritis or other debilitating injury. For more information about DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., visit the company’s Web site www.depuyorthopaedics.com.