Zimmer Biomet’s Spine and Dental Spinoff Selects CEO

February 18, 2021

Zimmer Biomet has selected former Medtronic CEO Vafa Jamali to head its new spine and dental spinoff company, NewCo.

Jamali most recently served as Rockley Photonics’ chief commercial officer and, before that, as senior vice president and president of respiratory, gastrointestinal and informatics at Medtronic. Jamali brings more than 25 years of experience in the medical device industry, including two decades in executive leadership roles.

The spinoff of NewCo as an independent, publicly traded company is expected to be completed in mid-2022.

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