Ms. Burzik currently serves as Chair of the Board and as Interim Chief Executive Officer. She was re-appointed as Chair of the Board in June 2023. Previously Ms. Burzik served as the Company’s Chair of the Board from 2021-2022 before assuming the position of Lead Independent Director of the new combined board that was formed from the merger of SeaSpine and Orthofix.
Prior to this she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Kinetic Concepts, Inc., a global medical device company, from 2006 until the company’s sale in 2011. Prior to this, Ms. Burzik served as President of Applied Biosystems Group and held senior executive positions at Eastman Kodak and Johnson & Johnson, including Chief Executive Officer and President of Kodak Health Imaging Systems and President of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. In 2019, Ms. Burzik received the AdvaMed Lifetime Achievement Award that honors accomplishments of pioneers in the medical technology industry whose contributions have had a significant impact on patients’ lives and the industry as an essential part of America’s economy.
Currently Ms. Burzik is a member of the Board of Directors of Becton, Dickinson and Company, where she Chairs of the Quality and Regulatory Compliance Committee and serves on the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Additionally, she serves as Chairman Emeritus of StemBioSys, Inc. and Chairman Emeritus of the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair. Ms. Burzik previously served on the Board of Directors for the San Antonio Branch of the Dallas Federal Reserve Board, Allscripts, Inc., Bausch & Lomb, Cordis Corporation, Hameonetics Corporation and AdvaMed.