Stryker CEO Might “Pull The Trigger” On New Deals

Stryker-Logo-2Having just completed its acquisition of Becton Dickinson’s (BD) CareFusion vertebral compression fracture (VCF) portfolio, the latest in a recent string of deals to augment a strong pipeline of internally-developed products, Stryker is on the lookout for more M&A opportunities.

CareFusion’s VCF portfolio comprises minimally-invasive systems used in vertebroplasty and vertebral augmentation procedures and is “highly complementary” to Stryker’s Interventional Spine and Neurotechnology business, according to Timothy J. Scannell, Group President, MedSurg and Neurotechnology.


About Peter Coffaro 1149 Articles

A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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