20 October 2020
Smith+Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Katarzyna Mazur-Hofsaess as a Non-Executive Director.
Katarzyna has a strong track record in senior leadership within the MedTech industry and is a qualified medical doctor.
Since 2017 Katarzyna has served as Chief Executive Officer for the €2.7 billion EMEA business of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, the German-listed renal care company. Previously she spent eight years at Zimmer Biomet (previously Zimmer) as President, EMEA, and held leadership roles at Abbott Laboratories, Allergy Therapeutics and Roche.
Katarzyna qualified as a doctor from the Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland in 1987 and completed an Executive MBA at the University of Minnesota, US, in 2002. Katarzyna is a Polish and German national.
Roberto Quarta, Chair of Smith+Nephew, said:'We are delighted to have secured Katarzyna as a Non-Executive Director. Her deep industry knowledge, senior leadership experience and medical background make her an excellent addition to the Board team.'
Katarzyna will join the Board on 1 November 2020.
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