RAYNHAM, MA – January 25, 2011 – DePuy today announced that Gary Fischetti has been appointed to the position of Company Group Chairman for the DePuy Family of Companies, which includes DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., DePuy Spine, Inc., DePuy Mitek, Inc. and Codman & Shurtleff, Inc. Mr. Fischetti had been Worldwide President of DePuy Spine since 2005.
In his new role as Company Group Chairman, Mr. Fischetti will have responsibility for the DePuy Family of Companies of Johnson & Johnson, which offers treatments and solutions that span orthopaedics, spinal care, sports medicine and neuroscience. Headquartered in Raynham, Mass., the DePuy Family of Companies is a $5.6 billion global presence that employs over 6,400 people around the world.
Mr. Fischetti has been with Johnson & Johnson for 27 years, serving in roles in product and business development, general management, and sales and marketing in companies and divisions including Johnson & Johnson Orthopaedics, DePuy Orthopaedics, Closure Medical Corporation and Ethicon.
About the DePuy Family of Companies
DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., DePuy Spine, Inc., Codman & Shurtleff, Inc., and DePuy Mitek, Inc. are part of the DePuy Family of Companies, which has a rich heritage of pioneering a broad range of products and solutions across the continuum of orthopaedic and neurological care. These companies are unified under one vision – Never Stop Moving™ – to express their commitment to bring meaningful innovation, shared knowledge and a caring touch to patients throughout the world.