LEESBURG, Va., June 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTWO), a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative and proprietary complex spine technologies and techniques, is pleased to announce the April 2015 appointment of Michael A. Turpin to the Company's Board of Directors and Audit Committee.
Mr. Turpin is the Executive Vice President, Employee Benefits for USI Insurance Services, a U.S.-based employee benefits and risk management brokerage and consulting company. Prior to joining USI Insurance Services in 2008, he was the Northeast Regional CEO and U.S. President of Key Accounts at United Healthcare, as well as a Worldwide Partner/Managing Director with Marsh & McLennan. Mr. Turpin holds a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College.
"We are very pleased to add Mr. Turpin to our Board," said Daniel Pelak, Chairman of the Board. "With decades of executive experience in the healthcare industry and his extensive background in payer coverage, I am confident that his industry knowledge and operational insights will make him an excellent board member, and I look forward to his contributions."
"With the ever-changing healthcare environment, Mike's proven expertise will provide important insight for the Board," said Eric Major, K2M's President and CEO.
About K2M Group Holdings, Inc.
K2M Group Holdings, Inc. is a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative complex spine and minimally invasive spine technologies and techniques used by spine surgeons to treat some of the most difficult and challenging spinal pathologies. K2M has leveraged these core competencies to bring to market an increasing number of products for patients suffering from degenerative spinal conditions. These technologies and techniques, in combination with a robust product pipeline, enable the company to favorably compete in the global spinal surgery market.
CONTACT: Investor Contact: Westwicke Partners on behalf of K2M Group Holdings, Inc. Mike Piccinino, CFA 443-213-0500 K2M@westwicke.com
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