K2M President & CEO Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greater Washington Region
LEESBURG, VA … June 22, 2009 – K2M, Inc., a spinal device company developing innovative solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies, today announced that President and CEO, Eric Major, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award for Emerging Technologies in the Greater Washington region. Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year is considered one of the world’s most prestigious business awards for entrepreneurs, as it recognizes those who inspire others with their vision, leadership, and achievement. The winners were selected by an independent judging panel made up of regional business, academic, and community leaders and revealed at a gala event on Thursday, June 18 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in Virginia.
“I am truly honored to be named a regional winner of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year and I am proud to accept this award on behalf of the entire K2M team,” stated Eric Major, K2M’s President and CEO. “This achievement reflects K2M’s continuous growth and financial strength as we move closer towards our goal of becoming the worldwide leader in treating the most complex spinal pathologies.”
K2M, Inc. is an innovative spinal device company committed to the research, development, and commercialization of simplified solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies and procedures. Chief Medical Officer, Chairman and co-founder, Dr. John Kostuik, former Chief of Spine Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, drives K2M’s commitment to redefining the market. The company is recognized as a worldwide leader in providing unique technologies for the treatment of deformity, degenerative, trauma, and tumor spinal patients. K2M’s complete portfolio of next generation products includes: spinal stabilization systems, minimally invasive systems, and other advancing technologies such as motion preservation, annular repair, and nucleus replacement. Additional information is available online at www.K2M.com.
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