Movers and Shakers

Alphatec appoints new board, executive leadership members

The board of directors of Alphatec Holdings Inc. has appointed Terry M. Rich as the company’s chief executive officer and board member.  Mortimer Berkowitz III was appointed as the chairman of the board, both appointments were effective as of Dec. 10, 2016.

Rich most recently served as president of Upper Extremities for Wright Medical Group N.V and brings Alphatec more than 25 years of experience in orthopedic, spine and medical device business. He replaces Leslie H. Cross, who was the interim chief executive officer since September 2016.

Alphatec also announced new sales leadership, which includes Jon Allen who was appointed executive vice president of commercial operations. He most recently served as vice president of health care, economics and reimbursement at Wright Medical. Amy Ables, PhD, was appointed to vice president of corporate education and performance. Ables was most recently vice president of U.S. training and education for Wright Medical.