DJO Global Announces Appointment of Jeffery McCaulley as Global President, DJO Surgical

SAN DIEGO--()--DJO Global, Inc., a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving, announced the appointment of Jeffery McCaulley as Global President, DJO Surgical, effective immediately. Mr. McCaulley will succeed Brady Shirley, who was appointed DJO’s President and Chief Executive Officer in November, 2016 after successfully doubling revenue and profitability of DJO Surgical since he joined DJO in 2014.

Mr. McCaulley is an experienced senior executive with more than 25 years in the healthcare industry, most recently serving as President and CEO of Smiths Medical, a $1.2B division of Smiths Group, plc. Before joining Smiths Medical, Mr. McCaulley served as President of the Global Reconstructive Division at Zimmer, where he oversaw five global business units and numerous functions. He held previous roles as President and CEO of the Health Division of Wolters Kluwer and Vice President and General Manager of the Global Diabetes Business Unit at Medtronic. Mr. McCaulley began his career at GE Healthcare, where he held progressively more senior roles during his 13 years there, last serving as President and CEO of GE Clinical Services.

Mr. McCaulley received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an Executive MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.

“Our Surgical business’ best in market performance has and will continue to be the key transformation catalyst in our company. I am excited to combine Jeff’s talent and experience in the space with our exceptional leadership team. Throughout his career, Jeff has a proven track record of accelerating innovation, improving employee and customer engagement, and delivering results. I look forward to this great next chapter for DJO Surgical!” said Mr. Shirley.

“I am very excited to be joining Brady and the team at DJO,” said Mr. McCaulley. “The growth in recent years has been spectacular and I am convinced that we are positioned to continue to make significant market share gains across our portfolio and have the right internal and external teams to improve key areas of patient care and experience.”

About DJO Global

DJO Global is a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving. The Company’s products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Its products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of the Company’s medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. The Company’s product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. The Company’s surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. DJO Global’s products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast®, Chattanooga, CMF™, Compex®, DonJoy®, ProCare®, DJO® Surgical, Dr. Comfort®, Bell-Horn® and Exos™. For additional information on the Company, please visit www.DJOglobal.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements relate to, among other things, the Company’s expectations for continued market performance, sales growth and growth in market share for DJO’s Surgical Segment. These forward-looking statements are based on the Company’s current expectations and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions, many of which are beyond the Company’s ability to control or predict. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The important factors that could cause actual operating results and market growth to differ significantly from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to the successful execution of the Company’s business transformation plans, including achievement of planned actions to improve liquidity, improvements in operational effectiveness, optimization of the Company’s procurement activities, improvements in manufacturing, distribution, sales and operations planning, and actions to improve the profitability of the mix of our product and customers. Other important factors that could cause actual operating results and market growth for our Surgical Segment to differ significantly from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: the continued growth of the surgical implant markets the Company addresses and any impact on these markets from changes in global economic conditions; the impact of potential reductions in reimbursement levels and coverage by Medicare and other governmental and commercial payors; the Company’s highly leveraged financial position; the Company’s ability to successfully develop, license or acquire, and timely introduce and market new products or product enhancements; risks relating to the Company’s international operations; resources needed and risks involved in complying with government regulations and government investigations; the availability and sufficiency of insurance coverage for pending and future product liability claims; and the effects of healthcare reform, Medicare competitive bidding, managed care and buying groups on the prices of the Company’s products. These and other risk factors related to DJO are detailed in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 15, 2017. Many of the factors that will determine the outcome of the subject matter of this press release are beyond the Company’s ability to control or predict.

Contacts

DJO Investor/Media Contact:
DJO Global, Inc.
David Smith
SVP, Treasurer and Investor Relations
760.734.3075
ir@djoglobal.com

Contacts

DJO Investor/Media Contact:
DJO Global, Inc.
David Smith
SVP, Treasurer and Investor Relations
760.734.3075
ir@djoglobal.com