Orthopaedic Industry Veteran Jeffrey R. Binder Joins Bill Petty, MD, as Co-Executive Chairman of Exactech

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 5, 2018) – Exactech, a leading developer and producer of orthopaedic implant devices and surgical instrumentation for extremities and large joints, announced today the appointment of Jeffrey R. Binder who joins Bill Petty, MD as Co-Executive Chairman following the company’s recent go-private merger agreement with TPG Capital.

Binder, 25-year veteran of the medical device and diagnostics industry, has proven expertise in helping companies realize growth opportunities. He has served in CEO roles for Biomet and Immucor, and previously held senior roles at Abbott and Johnson & Johnson.

Daniel Hann, who held leadership positions with Biomet for more than 25 years, has also joined Exactech as Senior Vice President of Business Development.

“I am excited to join a company that I have admired for many years.” Binder said. “Exactech has made its mark through its excellent products and also as a company that lives its values. I look forward to working with Dr. Petty, CEO David Petty and the rest of Exactech’s passionate team as we grow to reach even more surgeons and patients around the globe.”

Exactech CEO David Petty said, “We are excited to have Jeff and Dan joining the Exactech team. Their years of relevant experience and compatibility with our culture will make them valuable leaders and contributors to our future success.”

About Exactech

Based in Gainesville, Fla., Exactech develops and markets orthopaedic implant devices, related surgical instruments and biologic materials and services to hospitals and physicians. The company manufactures many of its orthopaedic devices at its Gainesville facility. Exactech’s orthopaedic products are used in the restoration of bones and joints that have deteriorated as a result of injury or diseases such as arthritis. Exactech markets its products in the United States, in addition to more than 30 markets in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. Additional information about Exactech can be found at http://www.exac.com.

Media Contact

Priscilla Bennett, APR
Exactech Vice President, Corporate & Marketing Communication
(352) 377-1140

About Peter Coffaro 668 Articles
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the orthopedic industry. Recognized by MedReps.com and the World Journal of Orthopedics as one of the top medical sales influencers in the industry; he has 10 years of combined sales management experience and has held positions as a Director, General Manager, Distributor and Vice President. Peter has worked for some of the top orthopedic companies in the world - Zimmer, DePuy and Stryker. He is also the founder of OrthoFeed: a popular blog that covers digital orthopedic news and emerging medical technologies. Peter is a three-time Hall of Fame award winner at Johnson and Johnson and has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, digital marketing and professional education. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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