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Lucas Vitale

Chief People and Business Operations Officer

Lucas Vitale was appointed Chief People and Business Operations Officer at Orthofix in March 2024. In this pivotal role, Mr. Vitale supports the leadership team in shaping and executing the Company’s integration and business transformation strategies. He oversees core shared services functions including Human Resources, Global Information Services, Global Corporate Communications, and U.S. Facility Management and Safety.

Mr. Vitale has extensive experience in the spine and orthopedics industry having previously served as the Chief Human Resources Officer for NuVasive, Inc., a global spine and orthopedic company where he led the global HR function and commercial talent strategies.

Additionally, Mr. Vitale served as Chief Human Resources Officer for ReNAgade Therapeutics, a start-up pharmaceutical company, and Berkeley Lights/PhenomeX, a post-IPO life sciences company. Earlier in his career, Mr. Vitale held multiple leadership roles at Life Technologies in positions covering various aspects of Human Resources, including mergers, acquisitions and integrations, talent management, leadership development, and establishing culture and diversity initiatives.

Mr. Vitale earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Hawaii Pacific University and a Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Alliant International University.