Warsaw-based Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. has added Ivan Tornos as group president, orthopedics. He previously served as worldwide president for urology/medical and critical care at Becton, Dickinson and Co. Tornos has previously served for more than two decades in various global roles for Fortune 50 to 500 companies. In this newly-created position, he will be responsible for increased innovation, implementation and execution of the orthopedics group, which will include our large joint, sports, extremities and trauma businesses as well as the Americas region.

Tornos also previously served as president, Europe, Middle East and Africa Regions with C.R. Bard. Before that, he served as vice president and general manager of the Americas Pharmaceutical and Medical/Imaging Segments of Covidien International. Tornos also served as international vice president, business development and strategy with Baxter International Inc. and prior to that, he spent 11 years with Johnson & Johnson in positions of increasing responsibility.

He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School having graduated from the Advanced Management Program and also completed Leadership and Management programs at the Cox School of Business of Southern Methodist University. Tornos finalized post-MBA work at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (CPD Marketing/Finance), holds an MBA from the University of Miami School of Business and a BBA in Finance and International Marketing and Management from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.