Arthrosurface appoints new executive chairman

Arthrosurface has appointed Joe Darling as executive chairman and has added him to its board of directors.

In the newly created position of executive chairman, Darling will oversee and direct the commercial activities and business operations of the company. According to a company press release, Darling has worked in both the pharmaceutical and medical device markets and most recently served as chief operating officer for International Spine Inc.

“Joe has deep experience in the global development and launch of innovative orthopedic products and we are excited to have him join the Arthrosurface team,” Steve Ek, chief executive officer and founder of Arthrosurface, said in the release. “We look forward to utilizing Joe’s deep understanding of the orthopedic markets, along with his extensive relationships across the industry.”