Mercer Alumnus and Medical Device Executive to Speak at May 2017 Executive Forum

Staff Report From Middle Georgia CEO

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Pat Miles, BUSM '88

Vice Chairman, NuVasive An Innovative Medical Device Company

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
12:00 p.m., Lunch Presentation 
Capital City Club-Downtown
7 John Portman Boulevard
Atlanta, GA   
7:00 p.m., Dinner Presentation 
University Center
Presidents Dining Room 
Mercer University 
Macon, GA 

Pat Miles has served as Vice Chairman of NuVasive since September 2016 and has served as a member of NuVasive's Board of Directors since August 2016. Mr. Miles is responsible for enhancing the Company's strategic plans for the future of spine surgery and supporting technology development. 

NuVasive®  is an innovative medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine. NuVasive is the third largest medical device company in the global spine industry. The company features more than 90 products spanning lumbar, thoracic, and cervical applications, neuromonitoring services, and a biologics portfolio. Their products have been used in hundreds of thousands of spine surgeries. NuVasive had revenues of $962 million in 2016, including sales in over 30 countries, and employs more than 2,300 people globally. Corporate headquarters are in San Diego, California and Amsterdam, the Netherlands serves as international headquarters.  The company has additional offices in the U.S. located in the states of Tennessee, Ohio, Maryland, and California. Internationally, NuVasive has additional offices located Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Australia, Spain, Singapore, and Japan.

Mr. Miles served as the Company's President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2015 to September 2016; President of Global Products and Services from October 2011 to January 2015; President of the Americas from January 2010 to September 2011; Executive Vice President of Product Marketing and Development from January 2007 to December 2009; Senior Vice President of Marketing from December 2004 to January 2007; and Vice President, Marketing from January 2001 to December 2004. Mr. Miles has more than 25 years of experience in the orthopedic industry, including prior roles with Medtronic Sofamor Danek and Smith & Nephew. 

Pat received a B.S. in Finance from Mercer University's Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics in 1988 and was a varsity baseball letterman with the Mercer Bears.

Pat resides in Rancho Santa Fe, California with his family near NuVasive's San Diego Corporate Headquarters.

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