Zimmer Biomet is committed to good corporate governance and believes that an attentive, performing Board is a tangible competitive advantage. Within this section of Zimmer Biomet's website, you will find the following information on:

Principles

Code of Business Conduct and Ethics PDF
Code of Ethics for CEO and Senior Financial Officers PDF
Board Policy on Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm PDF
Board Policy on Stockholder Rights Plans PDF
Corporate Governance Guidelines PDF
Policy Statement on Conflict Minerals PDF
Statement of Engagement on Public Policy Issues PDF

Committees

Audit Committee Charter PDF
Compensation and Management Development Committee Charter PDF
Corporate Governance Committee Charter PDF
Quality, Regulatory and Technology Committee Charter PDF

Committees at a Glance

  Audit Compensation and Management Development Corporate Governance Quality, Regulatory and Technology
Christopher B. Begley     Member of Compensation and Management Development Committee   Member of Quality, Regulatory and Technology Committee
Betsy J. Bernard   Member of Audit Committee   Committee Chair for Corporate Governance Committee  
Gail K. Boudreaux   Member of Audit Committee   Member of Corporate Governance Committee  
David C. Dvorak          
David C. Dvorak President and Chief Executive Officer
Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.

Director Since 2007

David Dvorak was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Company in May 2007.  He championed Zimmer’s acquisition of Biomet, positioning the combined Zimmer Biomet as a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. 

Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Dvorak served as Group President, Global Businesses and Chief Legal Officer from December 2005.  From October 2003 to December 2005, he served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Services, Chief Counsel and Secretary, as well as Chief Compliance Officer.  Mr. Dvorak joined the Company (then Zimmer) as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and General Counsel in December 2001.  Before joining Zimmer, he served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of STERIS Corporation.  Earlier in his career, he practiced corporate law, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and on securities law.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Finance) from Miami University (OH) and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.

Other Public Board Memberships

  • Past director of St. Jude Medical, Inc. (until January 2017)

Other Relevant Experience

  • Director of AdvaMed
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  • Past chairman of the board of AdvaMed (2012-2014)

Michael J. "Mick" Farrell     Member of Compensation and Management Development Committee Member of Corporate Governance Committee  
Larry C. Glasscock   Chairman of the Board Member of Audit Committee   Member of Corporate Governance Committee  
Robert A. Hagemann   Committee Chair for Audit Committee     Member of Quality, Regulatory and Technology Committee
Arthur J. Higgins     Committee Chair for Compensation and Management Development Committee   Member of Quality, Regulatory and Technology Committee
Michael W. Michelson     Member of Compensation and Management Development Committee   Member of Quality, Regulatory and Technology Committee
Cecil B. Pickett Ph.D.     Member of Compensation and Management Development Committee   Committee Chair for Quality, Regulatory and Technology Committee
Jeffrey K. Rhodes   Member of Audit Committee   Member of Corporate Governance Committee  
Chairman of the Board = Chairman of the Board      Chair = Chair     Committee Member = Member


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