|[January 24, 2014]
K2M Celebrates 10 Years of Spine Innovation
LEESBURG, Va. --(Business Wire)--
In celebration of the company's 10th anniversary, K2M Group
Holdings, Inc. (K2M) President and CEO Eric Major delivered the
following statement at its annual global sales meeting:
"Today K2M celebrates 10 years of entrepreneurial success and embarks on
its second decade of achievement. What started in January of 2004 as a
vision to be a leader in spine is today a global family of over 750
professionals. Since its inception, it has focused on innovating leading
technologies for surgeons treating the most complex spinal conditions.
In so doing, K2M has helped touch the lives of tens of thousands of
patients around the world. On its 10 year anniversary, it is exciting to
reflect on K2M's leadership focus on scoliosis and the positive impact
it has had on patients and their families.
K2M's rapid development of over 57 spinal technologies and related
techniques is a result of the company's unique approach to innovation.
Dr. Kostuik, K2M's co-founder and champion of its patient focused
culture, has always believed in the importance of valuing the voice of
the surgeon. With that in mind, the company's integrated product
development strategy has focused on incorporating the input of a global
cross section of key opinion leader surgeons. The collaboration between
K2M engineers, researchers, product managers, clinical specialists and
industry experts working closely with these leading scientific advisors
has led to a broad portfolio of products.
K2M continues to have strong revenue growth and is well positioned for
the future. As the company enters its second decade, it must expand on
the things that have made it successful. K2M must continue to execute
well in a dynamically changing lobal market. As a global business, K2M
must meet the unique needs of its customers. And as a responsible
corporate citizen K2M will continue to give back to the community both
locally and globally.
In the future K2M will also continue to focus on improving in all areas
of its business and holding itself to the highest standards, all while
focusing on the development of innovative technologies for less invasive
techniques to address the most complex spinal pathologies. K2M will
always execute with an ethical and entrepreneurial focus on quality and
Today, after a decade of doing the right things, K2M is the largest
private spinal implant company in the world. This success is the result
of a passion for quality and excellence in everything we do and it is
important to remember that every member of the K2M family contributes to
its success. As K2M enters its next decade, it will continue to change
the lives of patients around the world."
K2M, Inc. is the largest privately held spinal device company in the
world focused on the research, development, and commercialization of
innovative solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies and
minimally invasive procedures. The company is recognized as a global
leader in providing unique technologies for the treatment of deformity,
degenerative, trauma, and tumor spinal patients. K2M's product
development pipeline includes: spinal stabilization systems, minimally
invasive systems, biologics, and other advancing technologies, such as
motion preservation, annular repair, and nucleus replacement. Additional
information is available online at www.K2M.com.
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