Integra LifeSciences has appointed Peter Arduini to the position of president and chief operating officer, effective 1 November 2010.
Arduini will be succeeding Gerard Carlozzi. Arduini will have direct responsibility for all the company’s operations, including Orthopedics, Neurosurgery and Instruments and will report to Integra’s chief executive officer Stuart Essig.
Essig said that they expect this team to examine new growth opportunities and strategies and to continue long-term goal of building a larger and better medical device company.
Arduini said that he particularly looks forward to working with Stuart, the leadership team that he has built, and the board of Integra as they continue to build a successful, diversified healthcare company for the benefit of patients and shareholders.
Further, Integra had extended the term of the employment agreement with John Henneman, executive vice president of Finance and Administration and chief financial officer, through 2012.