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
Research, Innovation and Technology Committee Charter PDF

Committees at a Glance

  Audit Compensation and Management Development Corporate Governance Research, Innovation and Technology
Christopher B. Begley   Member of Audit Committee     Member of Research, Innovation and Technology Committee
Christopher Begley Retired Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Hospira, Inc.
Elected 2012

Director Since 2012

Executive Chairman of the Board of Hospira, Inc. from May 2007 until his retirement in January 2012.  Mr. Begley also served as Chief Executive Officer from April 30, 2004, when Hospira was spun off from Abbott Laboratories, to March 2011.  Prior to that, Mr. Begley served in various positions with Abbott between 1986 and 2004, most recently as Senior Vice President of Abbott’s Hospital Products division.  He earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.  

Other Public Board Memberships

  • DeVry Education Group Inc.(Non-Executive Chair)
  • Hanger, Inc.
  • Past director and Non-Executive Chairman of The Hillshire Brands Company (until August 2014)
  • Past director of Sara Lee Corporation (until June 2012)
  • Past director and Executive Chairman of Hospira, Inc. (until January 2012)

Other Relevant Experience

  • Past director of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (“AdvaMed”), the medical device industry’s trade association
  • Past director of the National Center for Healthcare Leadership

 

Betsy J. Bernard     Member of Compensation and Management Development Committee Committee Chair for Corporate Governance Committee  
Paul M. Bisaro     Member of Compensation and Management Development Committee Member of Corporate Governance Committee  
Gail K. Boudreaux   Member of Audit Committee   Member of Corporate Governance Committee  
David C. Dvorak          
Michael J. "Mick" Farrell     Member of Compensation and Management Development Committee   Member of Research, Innovation and Technology 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 Research, Innovation and Technology Committee
Arthur J. Higgins     Committee Chair for Compensation and Management Development Committee   Member of Research, Innovation and Technology Committee
Michael W. Michelson       Member of Corporate Governance Committee Member of Research, Innovation and Technology Committee
Cecil B. Pickett Ph.D.     Member of Compensation and Management Development Committee   Committee Chair for Research, Innovation and Technology Committee
Jeffrey K. Rhodes       Member of Corporate Governance Committee Member of Research, Innovation and Technology Committee
Chairman of the Board = Chairman of the Board      Chair = Chair     Committee Member = Member


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