Alain Tornier has formed a team of medical device business leaders, with considerable expertise in the spine industry.
Collectively, the management team has a combined experience of over 60 years in the orthopedic and spine industry. Their experience covers R&D, regulatory, marketing, sales and international distribution operations.
— Alain Tornier was President and CEO of the Tornier Group from 1976 to 2006, when he sold his company to an American investment fund. He has over 40 years of experience in the orthopedic industry working on the design, development, marketing and sales of orthopedic implants. Alain Tornier established Tornier Company as a world leader in the extremity market and met the challenge of successfully implanting his group in the United States.
CEO of Clariance SAS
— Guy Viart has a long history of expertise in the field of spine surgery. Prior to joining Clariance, he was the CEO of EUROSURGICAL, a French-based company, specialized in the development of spinal implants. He began his career as the Chief Technology Officer at SOFAMOR, where he was also a board member. Guy Viart graduated from the engineering school “Les Mines de Douai” and from the Business School of the University of Lille. He also received training in spine biomechanics at the LBM ENSAM, ParisTech (Paris).