LEWISVILLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orthofix International N.V., (NASDAQ:OFIX), a global medical device
company focused on musculoskeletal healing products and value-added
services, today announced that John Sicard has been named to its Board
of Directors. Mr. Sicard’s appointment expands the Board to 9 directors,
8 of whom are independent directors.
Sicard is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of
Kinaxis, a global supply chain management software company that delivers
cloud-based solutions to some of the world’s largest manufacturing
companies, including many in the Life Science sector.
“With more than 24 years of experience in strategic supply chain
management, John is known for delivering innovative solutions that can
make a very big difference in operational efficiencies,” said Ron
Matricaria, Chairman of the Board. “We are excited to have someone with
his experience and knowledge join our Board. His insights will be
extremely valuable as we further grow and accelerate our business.”
Sicard joined Kinaxis in 1994 and assumed the role of President and
Chief Executive Officer of Kinaxis in January 2016 where he is also a
member of their Board of Directors. During his tenure he has held a
number of senior management roles including Chief Strategy Officer,
Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Marketing
Development and Service Operations and Vice President of Customer
Prior to Kinaxis, Sicard held positions at FastMAN Software Systems,
Inc. (also known as Promira before being purchased by Manugistics), and
In 2017, Sicard was recognized as the Entrepreneur of the Year for
Ontario Canada by EY, a global professional services organization. Under
his leadership Kinaxis has been recognized as Canada’s Best Small &
Medium Employer (2017 and 2014), National Capital Region Top Employer
(2014) and Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2017) among others.
Sicard is a graduate of Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, and the
Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.
Orthofix International N.V. is a global medical device company focused
on musculoskeletal healing products and value-added services. The
Company’s mission is to improve patients’ lives by providing superior
reconstruction and regenerative musculoskeletal solutions to physicians
worldwide. Headquartered in Lewisville, Texas, the Company has four
strategic business units: BioStim, Extremity Fixation, Spine Fixation,
and Biologics. Orthofix products are widely distributed via the
Company’s sales representatives and distributors. For more information,
please visit www.orthofix.com.