October 02, 2018
GAINESVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exactech, a developer and producer of innovative implants, instrumentation and computer-assisted technologies for joint replacement surgery announced today the appointment of Stuart Kleopfer as Senior Vice President of Global Sales, effective Oct. 1, 2018.
Kleopfer will provide leadership for Exactech’s global sales functions with responsibility for the United States sales organization and the company’s current international team. Kleopfer is a veteran of the orthopaedics industry with 30 years experience in sales and marketing. He had a distinguished career at Biomet that included serving as president, U.S. Commercialization, and then with ZimmerBiomet where he served as president, Americas, until 2017.
“I am excited to be back in orthopaedics and look forward to re-engaging with surgeons and sales representatives,” Kleopfer said. “Exactech has a great product offering and with what we have in the research and development pipeline, I am confident we will be able to strengthen our global sales channel, generate top line revenue and grow market share.”
According to Exactech CEO David Petty, “Stuart is a great addition to Exactech and an excellent fit for our surgeon-focused culture. It’s an exciting time of growth for the company and we are eager to leverage Stuart’s expertise,” he said.
Exactech Co-Executive Chairman Jeff Binder also commented, “We are excited to add Stuart, with his proven track record of success, to the Exactech team and I am looking forward to working with him again.”
Based in Gainesville, Fla., Exactech develops and markets orthopaedic implant devices, related surgical instruments, and biologic materials, as well as computer assistance and other Augmented OrthopaedicTM technologies 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 throughout the United States and in more than 30 markets in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. Additional information about Exactech can be found at www.exac.com.
Priscilla Bennett, 352-377-1140
Vice President, Corporate & Marketing Communication