DJO announces the appointment of W. Mark Dorris as president if its bracing and supports division, its largest business unit, according to the company.

Dorris has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining DJO, he was president of Zimmer Surgical. Prior to that, he spent several years in various positions, including as president, at Medagen Medical Products.

After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Management at Western Kentucky University, Dorris began his career in sales at Johnson & Johnson.

“I’m confident that Mark’s history of commercial success, operational excellence and keen understanding of the orthopedic space will significantly accelerate the performance of our BAS business,” says Brady Shirley, DJO’s president and chief executive officer, in a media release from Vista, Calif-based DJO.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join DJO at this pivotal point in the Company’s growth trajectory,” Dorris states. “DJO’s Bracing & Supports business continues to expand market and mind share with its flagship brands of DonJoy and Exos. With the recent introduction of the cloud-based X4 Smart Brace with Motion Intelligence, and a robust innovation pipeline, DJO understands the power of blending technology, quality and results to ensure our customers’ around the world get and keep moving.”

[Source(s): DJO, Business Wire]