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Alphatec Holdings Inc (ATEC.OQ)

ATEC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick Miles

51 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Terry Rich

49 2018 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Jeffrey Black

49 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Craig Hunsaker

54 2017 Executive Vice President - People & Culture and General Counsel

David Sponsel

2019 Executive Vice President - Sales

Kelli Howell

44 2018 Executive Vice President - Clinical Strategies

Mark Ojeda

2018 Executive Vice President, Cervical and Biologics

Brian Snider

40 2017 Executive Vice President - Strategic Marketing and Product Development

Michael Dendinger

2018 Vice President - Operations

Lance Denardin

2018 Vice President - West

Scott Lish

2018 Vice President - Development

Luiz Pimenta

2018 Chief Medical Officer

Mortimer Berkowitz

63 2017 Lead Director

Evan Bakst

2018 Director

Quentin Blackford

39 2017 Director

Jason Hochberg

2018 Director

Jeffrey Rydin

50 2016 Director

James Tullis

71 2018 Director

R. lan Molson

62 2005 Independent Director

David Mowry

54 2017 Independent Director

Donald Williams

57 2017 Independent Director

Ward Woods

76 2017 Independent Director

Christine Zedelmayer

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick Miles

Mr. Patrick S. Miles is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He served as the Executive Chairman from October 2017 to March 2018. Mr. Miles has over 20 years of experience in the orthopedic industry and most recently served, from September 2016 to September 2017, as the Vice Chairman of NuVasive, Inc. where he was responsible for enhancing the Company’s strategic plans for the future of spine surgery and supporting technology development. Mr. Miles also served as a member of NuVasive, Inc.’s Board of Directors from August 2016 until his resignation in September 2017. From February 2015 to August 2016, Mr. Miles served as NuVasive Inc.’s President and Chief Operating Officer. He previously served as NuVasive Inc.’s President of Global Products and Services from October 2011 to January 2015, President of the Americas from January 2010 to September 2011, Executive Vice President of Product Marketing and Development from January 2007 to December 2009, Senior Vice President of Marketing from December 2004 to January 2007, and as its Vice President, Marketing from January 2001 to December 2004. Prior to those positions, he served as Director of Marketing for ORATEC Interventions, Inc., a medical device company, and as a Director of Marketing for Minimally Invasive Systems and Cervical Spine Systems for Medtronic Sofamor Danek, and held several positions with Smith & Nephew. Mr. Miles received a B.S. in Finance from Mercer University.

Terry Rich

Mr. Terry M. Rich was President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. He served as the Chief Executive Officer from December 2016 to March 2018. Mr. Rich has over 25 years of orthopedic, spine and medical device business experience. Prior to joining us, from October 2015 to June 2016, Mr. Rich was the President, Upper Extremities of Wright Medical Group, N.V., a global medical device company focused on extremities and biologics products. Prior to that, Mr. Rich served as Senior Vice President of U.S. Commercial Operations of Tornier, N.V., from March 2012 to October 2015, at which time Tornier and Wright Medical Group merged. Prior to joining Tornier, Mr. Rich held increasingly senior sales leadership positions at NuVasive, Inc., a San Diego-based spinal implant medical device company, from December 2005 until leaving the company in March 2012 as Senior Vice President, Sales, West. Prior to joining NuVasive, Mr. Rich served as Partner/Area Sales Manager of Bay Area Spine, a distributor of DePuy Spine, Inc.’s products. Mr. Rich earned a B.S. degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from Rutgers University.

Jeffrey Black

Mr. Jeffrey G. Black is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Prior to joining us, from September 2015 until March 2017 Mr. Black was Chief Financial Officer of Applied Proteomics, Inc., a privately-held, non-invasive, proteomics-based diagnostics company. From April 2014 until September 2015, Mr. Black was Chief Financial Officer of AltheaDx, Inc., a privately-held pharmacogenetics diagnostics company. Before joining AltheaDx, Mr. Black was employed by Verenium Corporation (formerly Diversa Corporation), a clean technology company, where he served as Chief Accounting Officer from April 2005 until February 2011 and Chief Financial Officer from February 2011 through December 2013. He also served as Executive Director of Accounting and Corporate Controller of Ionis Pharmaceuticals (formerly ISIS Pharmaceuticals), a drug discovery company, as well as in finance and controller roles at Lightspan, Inc., TriTeal Corporation and Chiron Mimotopes Peptide Systems, LLC. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), and is a member of the Board of Directors of Cellana, Inc., a San Diego-based algae bioproducts company. Mr. Black received a B.S. degree in Business from the University of Arizona.

Craig Hunsaker

Mr. Craig E. Hunsaker is Executive Vice President - People & Culture and General Counsel of the Company. Prior to joining us, from April 2014 until September 2016 Mr. Hunsaker was a consultant in the areas of human resources and employment law including, from April 2014 to September 2014, Senior Advisor, Human Resources, for General Atomics, a San Diego-based defense contractor. Prior to that, from August 2009 until March 2014, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources and Vice President, Legal Affairs at NuVasive, Inc. Before joining NuVasive, Mr. Hunsaker was a practicing lawyer, specializing in trade secret protection and employment law. He was a partner in, and Managing Member of, the San Diego offices of law firms Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., and Fish & Richardson, P.C., and an associate in the San Diego offices of law firms Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP and Cooley LLP, and the Los Angeles office of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius. LLP. He received his Juris Doctorate from Columbia University School of Law, and a B.S. degree in Finance and International Business from Brigham Young University. He is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in the State of California.

David Sponsel

Mr. David Sponsel is Executive Vice President - Sales of the Company. Sponsel brings 13 years of spine sales and leadership experience to the EVP, Sales position. He began his spine career with Stryker Corporation, where he held various roles over 10 years, first as a Sales Representative and ultimately Senior Director of Sales, West. In addition to winning many highly acclaimed sales and leadership awards while at Stryker, Sponsel was responsible for leading 3 separate business unit turnaround efforts from negative to positive growth while in the Spine Division. Sponsel left Stryker in 2015 to join Medacta, USA, as General Manager of its newly formed Spine Division, responsible for sales, marketing, product management and product development in the US. In that capacity, Sponsel was a key contributor to the strategic formation of Medacta's U.S. sales channel and accelerated revenue growth.

Kelli Howell

Ms. Kelli Howell is Executive Vice President - Clinical Strategies of the company.For the 18 years prior to joining us, she held various management positions at NuVasive, Inc., including Vice President, Research & Health Informatics from January 2017 to March 2018, Vice President, Research & Education of NuVasive, Inc. from February 2015 to January 2017, and Vice President, Research at NuVasive, Inc. from April 2012 to February 2015. Prior to joining NuVasive, Inc., Ms. Howell was involved in research at Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory (OBL), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Ms. Howell received a M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University and a B.A. degree in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College.

Mark Ojeda

Mr. Mark Ojeda is Executive Vice President, Cervical and Biologics of the Company. As a recognized leader in the orthopedic/spine industry, Ojeda brings a 25-year track record of successfully leading marketing and product development teams and has successfully commercialized cervical and biologics products and procedural solutions that have collectively generated hundreds of millions in revenue. He joins ATEC following a twelve-year tenure at NuVasive, Inc., where he most recently was Vice President of Cervicothoracic Systems, credited with leading the evolution of the product portfolio and transforming the cervical product team. In his previous role as NuVasive's Vice President of Global Integrated Products and Services, Ojeda was responsible for integrating intraoperative monitoring and biologics technologies across the lumbar and cervical business units. Prior to joining NuVasive, he held various leadership roles at Smith & Nephew and Medtronic Sofamor Danek.

Brian Snider

Mr. Brian R. Snider is Executive Vice President - Strategic Marketing and Product Development of the Company. Prior to joining us, from February 2008 until March 2017, Mr. Snider held various marketing leadership and global product management roles within NuVasive, Inc. Most recently, from September 2014 to March 2017, he served as Sr. Director and Business Lead of Thoracolumbar Anterior, which included overall responsibility for the anterior spinal column business, including XLIF®, NuVasive, Inc.’s lateral surgery procedure. From June 2006 to February 2008, Mr. Snider held marketing leadership roles with Alveolus, Inc., a device company focused on interventional stent technologies. He also worked, from June 2001 to June 2006, at KPMG Consulting, in various business units, including Life Sciences. Mr. Snider received an M.B.A. degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a B.A. degree in Marketing and Information Systems from George Washington University.

Michael Dendinger

Mr. Michael Dendinger is Vice President - Operations of the Company. He brings over 20 years of finance, supply chain, and operations experience to the Alphatec operational functions. He joins the Company from NuVasive, Inc., where he served most recently as Director of Global Operations, following roles as NuVasive's Ireland Managing Director and Supply Chain Director. Prior to joining NuVasive, Dendinger held various supply chain and financial management roles at Cymer, Inc. and Intel Corporation.

Lance Denardin

Mr. Lance Denardin is Vice President - West of the Company. He strengthens Alphatec's distribution channel in the West, contributing his 30 years of expertise in the spine and medical device industry to the sales and distribution transformation that is well underway. DeNardin has held marketing and sales leadership roles in spine since the mid-1980s, with Stryker, Medtronic and Lanx, Inc., where he was Senior Vice President, responsible for converting the company's distribution channel to dedicated representation. Most recently, DeNardin was Co-Founder of CareCycle Solutions, an operating room fluid management reprocessing company, and a Partner at Genesis Medical Solutions, LLC, a medical management consulting company.

Scott Lish

Mr. Scott Lish is an Vice President - Development of the Company. With over ten years of experience designing and developing spine and orthopedic solutions, Lish will drive continued advancement of Alphatec's surgical outcome-focused innovation. Lish joins Alphatec from NuVasive, Inc., where he was most recently the Director of Development, after advancing through various development and engineering roles during his eight-year tenure. Prior to joining NuVasive, Lish held engineering roles with Zimmer Dental and Toppan Optical Products, Inc.

Luiz Pimenta

Dr. Luiz Pimenta is Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Dr. Luiz Pimenta will advise Alphatec as Chief Medical Officer. Pimenta is a world-renowned spine surgeon with over 30 years of expertise, and is widely credited with pioneering innovative surgical techniques and developing new technologies to improve spine surgery. His broad contributions have been commercialized via numerous industry partners. Dr. Pimenta will enhance the ATEC strategy by focusing on spine innovation and medical education.

Mortimer Berkowitz

Mr. Mortimer Berkowitz, III, is Lead Director of Alphatec Holdings, Inc. Mr. Berkowitz served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors from April 2007 through July 2011 and again from December 2016 to October 2017. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of InnovaHealth Partners, LP, a private equity firm he founded in January 2017. Mr. Berkowitz also is a Managing Member of HGP, LLC - the general partner of HealthpointCapital Partners, LP, a private equity firm — and President, a member of the Board of Managers and a Managing Director of HealthpointCapital, LLC. He has held the position with HGP, LLC from its formation in August 2002, the positions of Managing Director and member of the Board of Managers of HealthpointCapital, LLC from its formation in July 2002 and the position of President of HealthpointCapital, LLC beginning February 2005. From 1990 to 2002, Mr. Berkowitz was Managing Director and co-founder of BPI Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm. Prior to 1990, Mr. Berkowitz spent 11 years in the investment banking industry with Goldman, Sachs & Co. (1979-1982), Lehman Brothers Incorporated (1982-1987) and Merrill Lynch & Co. (1987-1990). Since 2011 he has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Blue Belt Holdings, Inc., a surgical robotics company, a director of BioHorizons, Inc., a dental implant company since 2006, and a director of MicroDental Inc., a leading dental laboratory company since 2006, all of which are or were (prior to acquisition) HealthpointCapital portfolio companies. He also serves on the Leadership Council of the Harvard School of Public Health. Mr. Berkowitz earned an M.B.A. degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Business and a B.A. degree from Harvard. The Board of Directors selected Mr. Berkowitz to serve on the Board of Directors because it believes his investment and financial expertise and experience in the orthopedics and spine industries contribute to the breadth of knowledge of the Board of Directors.

Evan Bakst

Mr. Evan Bakst is Director of the Company. Mr. Bakst is the Founder and Portfolio Manager of Treetop Capital since 2013, a fundamental, value-oriented investment firm focused primarily on small to midcap healthcare companies. Before launching Treetop, Mr. Bakst spent seven years (2005-2012) at Tremblant Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund, most recently as a Partner where he led the healthcare group. Prior to joining Tremblant, Mr. Bakst was a Principal at JPMorgan Partners, LLC (2000-2005), where he shared the day-to-day responsibility for managing the healthcare buyout practice. Previously, Mr. Bakst was a Managing Director at The Beacon Group, a private equity/M&A boutique and, prior to that, Mr. Bakst worked as a Consultant at Bain and Company, providing strategic and operational advice to a major healthcare company. Mr. Bakst is currently on the Board of Sonacare Medical, LLC, and was formerly on the Boards of Accordant Health Services, Cadent Holdings, Inc., FundsXpress Inc., Iasis Healthcare, MedQuest Associates, National Surgical Care, Quality Tubing Inc. and ValueOptions. Mr. Bakst earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.The Board of Directors selected Mr. Bakst to serve on the Board of Directors because it believes his investment and financial expertise and experience in the healthcare industries contribute to the breadth of knowledge of the Board of Directors.

Quentin Blackford

Mr. Quentin S. Blackford is Director of the Company. He currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of DexCom, Inc. (“DexCom”), a company focused on developing and marketing continuous glucose monitoring systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and by healthcare providers. Prior to joining DexCom in August 2017, Mr. Blackford served since August 2016 as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Head of Strategy and Corporate Integrity of NuVasive, Inc. (“NuVasive”), a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine. In this role, Mr. Blackford was responsible for leading NuVasive’s Finance, Strategy and Corporate Development, Compliance and Regulatory functions. From August 2014 until August 2016, Mr. Blackford served as NuVasive’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. From July 2012 to August 2014, Mr. Blackford served as NuVasive’s Executive Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations, and from January 2011 to June 2012, he served as NuVasive’s Vice President, Finance. Mr. Blackford joined NuVasive in 2009 as its Corporate Controller and was previously employed at Zimmer Holdings, Inc., including most recently as the Director of Finance and Controller for Zimmer’s Dental Division. He obtained his Certified Public Accounting license (currently inactive) following the achievement of dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting, from Grace College.

Jason Hochberg

Mr. Jason Hochberg is Director of the Company. Mr. Hochberg is a partner with L-5 Healthcare, and founded SJS Beacon in 2013, an investment company focused on real estate and private equity investments. From 1999 until 2013, Mr. Hochberg was employed at LS Power, an energy development and investment company, serving most recently as its Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure at LS Power, he also served as General Counsel of LS Power and as a principal in LS Power’s private equity group which managed over $3 billion in equity capital. He started his professional career at the law firm of Latham & Watkins in 1996 as an associate. Mr. Hochberg has a B.A. from SUNY Albany, a J.D., magna cum laude, from Yeshiva University, Benjamin Cardozo Law School and a M.B.A. in finance from NYU, the Stern School of Business.

Jeffrey Rydin

Mr. Jeffrey P. Rydin is Director of the Company. Prior to joining the Board of Directors, Mr. Rydin served as a Special Advisor to the Board of Directors from September 2016 to June 2017. Mr. Rydin has spent more than 28 years in the medical device and healthcare industries. Prior to joining Alphatec as Special Advisor to the Board of Directors, Mr. Rydin served as Chief Sales Officer of Ellipse Technologies, Inc., a medical technology company, from September 2015 until its purchase by NuVasive, Inc. in February 2016. Before joining Ellipse, Mr. Rydin served as President of Global Sales at NuVasive, Inc. (October 2011 to March 2013), where he was responsible for NuVasive, Inc.’s worldwide sales efforts, including the oversight of strategic sales development, sales administration, divisional sales directors and sales training. Prior to his position of President of Global Sales, he served as Executive Vice President of Sales—Americas and Senior Vice President, U.S. Sales since joining NuVasive, Inc. in December 2005. Prior to joining NuVasive, Mr. Rydin served as Area Vice President, Sales (US Southeast region) at DePuy Spine, Inc. from January 2003 to December 2005. Mr. Rydin also served as Vice President of Sales at Orquest, Inc. from December 2001 to January 2003, Director of Sales at Symphonix Devices, Inc. from April 2000 to December 2001 and Director of Sales at General Surgical Innovations, Inc. from October 1996 to March 2000. Mr. Rydin also has served in various executive and leadership sales roles at General Surgical Innovations, Baxter Healthcare, US Surgical Corporation and Xerox. He currently serves as director of Minimally Invasive Devices, LLC, which develops laparoscopic visualization systems. Mr. Rydin received a B.A. degree in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine.

James Tullis

Mr. James L.L. Tullis is Director of the Company. With a career of over 40 years in health-care investing, he currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Tullis Health Investors, a position he has held since 1985. Prior to founding Tullis Health Investors, Mr. Tullis was senior vice president of E.F. Hutton &Co. from 1983 to 1986 and a principal at Morgan Stanley & Co. where he worked from 1974 to 1983 and led healthcare investment research and, later, healthcare investment banking. During his tenure at Morgan Stanley, he received recognition 14 times on the Institutional Investor All-Star list of Wall Street’s top securities analysts and was twice named #1 Drug Analyst and was featured on the Wall Street Week television program. He also serves as a Chairman of the Board of the Lord Abbett family of mutual funds; and is a director of Crane Corporation. Mr. Tullis earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and B.A. from Stanford University.

R. lan Molson

Mr. R. lan Molson was Independent Director of Alphatec Holdings, Inc. Mr. Molson has served as a director of Cayzer Continuation PCC, an investment company, since September 2004. Mr. Molson has served as a director of HealthpointCapital, LLC since 2004. Mr. Molson has served as a director since December 2009 and Deputy Chairman since December 2010 of Central European Petroleum Ltd. Since October 2013, Mr. Molson has also served as Chairman of RM2. Since December 2010, Mr. Molson has also served as Chairman of the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Marsden Hospital Charity. From 1996 until 2004, Mr. Molson served as a director of Molson, Inc., a leader in the brewing industry, and from 1999 until 2004, he also served as Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee at Molson, Inc. Between 1977 and 1997, he was employed by Credit Suisse First Boston in various capacities, including Managing Director. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Molson served as Co-Head of the Investment Banking Department in Europe, a position which encompassed corporate finance, corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions businesses in Europe, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. Mr. Molson earned a B.A. degree from Harvard.

David Mowry

Mr. David H. Mowry is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mowry is President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as a member of the Board of Directors, of Vyaire Medical, a global leader in the respiratory diagnostics, ventilation, and anesthesia delivery and patient monitoring market segments, a position he has held since May 2016. From October 2015 to May 2016 he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Wright Medical Group N.V., a global medical device company focused on extremities and biologics products, and during this time period he was also a member of the Board of Directors of EndoChoice Holdings, Inc., a company focused on the manufacturing and commercialization of platform technologies relating to the treatment of gastrointestinal conditions. Prior to Wright Medical Group, Mr. Mowry served as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Tornier N.V. from February 2013 until October 2015, at which time Tornier and Wright Medical Group merged, and prior to that, as Chief Operating Officer of Tornier from 2011 to 2013. Within the spine industry, Mr. Mowry served as Vice President of Operations and Logistics at Zimmer Spine from February 2002 until October 2006. Prior to this, Mr. Mowry held executive leadership positions at Covidien plc, ev3, Inc. and Zimmer Spine, Inc. Mr. Mowry received a B.S. degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Donald Williams

Mr. Donald A. Williams is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Williams is a 36-year veteran of the public accounting industry, having spent 18 years as a Partner with Ernst & Young LLP and seven years as a Partner with Grant Thornton LLP. Mr. Williams’ career focused on private and public companies in the technology and life sciences sectors. During his time at Grant Thornton from 2007 to 2014, he served as the national leader of Grant Thornton’s life sciences practice and the managing partner of the San Diego Office. He was the lead partner for both Ernst & Young and Grant Thornton on multiple initial public offerings, secondary offerings, private and public debt financings, as well as numerous mergers and acquisitions. From 2001 to 2014, Mr. Williams served on the Board of Directors and is past President and Chairman of the San Diego Venture Group. Mr. Williams also serves as a director of Akari Therapeutics Plc, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, ImpediMed Ltd, a company that develops bioimpedance devices, Marina Biotech, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of therapeutics for certain disease intersections, and Proove Biosciences, Inc., a research company focused on personalized medicine. Mr. Williams earned a B.S. degree from Southern Illinois University.

Ward Woods

Mr. Ward W. Woods, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Stanford Woods Institute and has been a director of such board since 2005, as Chair Emeritus and trustee of the Wildlife Conservation Society and has been a member of such society since 2000, and as a trustee of the David & Lucille Packard Foundation and has been a member of such foundation since 2009. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is former President and Chief Executive Officer of Bessemer Securities Corporation and Founding Partner of Bessemer Holdings, L.P. (1989-2003), a private equity firm. From 1978 to 1989, Mr. Woods was a senior partner and member of the Management Committee of Lazard Freres & Company. Prior to joining Lazard, Mr. Woods was a Managing Director and a Partner of Lehman Brothers and was co-head of the Corporate Finance Department. He joined Lehman Brothers in 1967 and was elected partner in 1973. Upon graduation from Stanford University in 1964, Mr. Woods joined the Fay Improvement Company, an engineering construction and real estate firm in San Francisco and in 1966 became its general manager, acting in that capacity until the company was sold in 1967. He is a former Trustee of Stanford University, former Chairman of The Stanford Management Company and a former trustee of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Mr. Woods has also served as former Governor and Treasurer of The Nature Conservancy, Vice-Chair and trustee of The Asia Society and a trustee of The Boys Club of New York.

Christine Zedelmayer