DJO Announces Appointment of Mark Dorris as President, Bracing And Supports

May 16, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA, May 16, 2018 – DJO (“DJO” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving, today announced the appointment of W. Mark Dorris as President of Bracing and Supports, DJO’s largest business unit.

Mr. Dorris is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, most recently serving as the President of Zimmer Surgical for seven years, where he significantly grew revenue and operating profit. Prior to Zimmer, Mr. Dorris was the President of Medegen Medical Products, a private equity portfolio business of Nautic Partners, where he oversaw all functional areas and execution of an aggressive acquisition strategy. He has held positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing, including Vice President, Marketing at Tyco Healthcare during his 15 years there.  Mr. Dorris began his career in sales at Johnson & Johnson. 

Mr. Dorris received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Western Kentucky University.

“I’m confident that Mark’s history of commercial success, operational excellence and keen understanding of the orthopedic space will significantly accelerate the performance of our BAS business,” said Brady Shirley, DJO’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join DJO at this pivotal point in the Company’s growth trajectory,” said Mr. Dorris. “DJO’s Bracing & Supports business continues to expand market and mind share with its flagship brands of DonJoy® and Exos®. With the recent introduction of the cloud-based X4™ Smart Brace with Motion Intelligence™, and a robust innovation pipeline, DJO understands the power of blending technology, quality and results to ensure our customers’ around the world get and keep moving.”

About DJO

DJO is a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving. The Company’s products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Its products are used by orthopaedic surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of the Company’s medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. The Company’s product lines include rigid and soft orthopaedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. The Company’s surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. DJO’s products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast®, Chattanooga, CMF™, Compex®, DonJoy®, ProCare®, DJO® Surgical, Dr. Comfort® and Exos™. For additional information on the Company, please visit