J. R. B.
Advisory Board Member
Jack R. Blair has a wealth of international business experience. Mr. Blair served in various capacities with Smith & Nephew PLC and Richards Medical Company, which was acquired by Smith & Nephew in 1986. Most recently, he was Group President of Smith & Nephew’s North and South American and Japanese operations (1986-1998) and held the position of President of Richards Medical Company (1982-1986). Until November 2007, when the company was sold, Mr. Blair served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of DJO Inc., an orthopedic medical device company. He also serves as a director of NuVasive, Inc., a publicly held Spinal Surgery Company, and is Chairman of The Campbell Clinic Foundation of Memphis, TN. Mr. Blair holds a B.A. in Government from Miami University and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles