Chief Executive Officer
David Dvorak has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Zimmer Holdings since May 2007. Mr. Dvorak joined Zimmer in 2001 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and General Counsel shortly following Zimmer’s spin-off from its former parent. Prior to joining Zimmer, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary with STERIS Corporation, a leader in medical sterilization and contamination prevention. In addition, he practiced law with two major Ohio firms with a focus on corporate law, securities and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Dvorak currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the medical device industry’s trade association. He previously chaired the association’s Board Committee on Payment and Health Care Delivery as well as its Orthopedic Sector.
Mr. Dvorak received his BS in business administration (Finance) from Miami University and his JD degree, magna cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was awarded The Order of the Coif.