Jun 5, 2020 | Board News, Josh Nathanson, Shawn Oglesbee, Steve Mader, Successful Placements

David Floyd elected to Merit Board of Directors 


June 5, 2020Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy, announced the election of independent director — David Floyd —to the Merit Board of Directors.



Mr. Floyd has served on the board of directors of NN, Inc. since May 2016 and the board of Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company since April 2020. Mr. Floyd also serves as an external advisor to Bain & Company and GLG Institute, since March 2019 and August 2018, respectively.  Previously, Mr. Floyd served as a Group President of Stryker Corporation from November 2012 to June 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Floyd served in numerous senior leadership roles in several medical device companies, including as U.S. President and then Worldwide President of the DePuy Orthopaedics Division (now DePuy Synthes) at Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Floyd also served as General Manager and then President of the Spine Division at Abbott Laboratories, President and Chief Executive Officer of AxioMed Spine Corporation, and Vice President of U.S. Market and then President of Centerpulse Orthopedics Inc.

Previously, Mr. Floyd was a member of the board of two privately held companies, Apos Therapy Ltd. from 2012 to 2015 and AxioMed from 2004 to 2005. He also was a founding board member from 2009 to 2012 and first CEO from 2011 to 2012 of OrthoWorx, a business league supporting the orthopedic medical device manufacturing industry.  Mr. Floyd received his Bachelor’s degree from Grace College.





Founded in 1987, Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy. Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force and clinical support team totaling in excess of 300 individuals. Merit employs approximately 6,100 people worldwide with facilities in South Jordan, Utah; Pearland, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; Malvern, Pennsylvania; Rockland, Massachusetts; Aliso Viejo, California; Maastricht and Venlo, The Netherlands; Paris, France; Galway, Ireland; Beijing, China; Tijuana, Mexico; Joinville, Brazil; Ontario, Canada; Melbourne, Australia; Tokyo, Japan; Reading, United Kingdom; Johannesburg, South Africa; and Singapore.





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