President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Mason became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Orthofix in 2013. He had previously served Orthofix from 2003 to 2010 in roles of increasing responsibility, including Group President of North America. Mr. Mason joined the Company upon the acquisition of Breg, Inc., which he founded in 1989 and built through rapid product innovation and by maximizing distribution capabilities. In addition, he was dj Orthopedics’ (formally DonJoy, Inc.) first head of Manufacturing Operations and Product Design, where his efforts resulted in hundreds of new and innovative products during his tenure. Mr. Mason is also the named inventor on 38 issued patents in the orthopedic product arena.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Buxton joined Orthofix’s corporate finance group in 2003 as a Senior SEC and Consolidations Accountant. After advancing to the position of Vice President, Controller, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Global Orthopedics for Orthofix from 2010 to the time of her appointment as Interim Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Orthofix, Ms. Buxton worked for two large public companies in Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and prior to that she worked in public accounting. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Accounting from Columbia College in Columbia, SC.
Chief Strategy Officer
Mr. Finegan joined Orthofix as Vice President of Corporate Development in 2006. In 2009, he assumed additional responsibilities as the President of Biologics. Mr. Finegan came to Orthofix from the Boston Scientific Corporation, where he held several management positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Corporate Sales. Mr. Finegan began his career in banking with First Union (Wachovia). He graduated from Wake Forest University with a B.A. in Economics.
Jeffrey M. Schumm
Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Schumm joined Orthofix as Assistant General Counsel in January 2007, was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in October 2010 and, in June 2013, was named as the Company's Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Schumm served as Vice President and General Counsel for Regeneration Technologies, Inc. Earlier in his career, he served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Florida, as an associate at Holland & Knight LLP and as a Staff Attorney at the Supreme Court of Florida. Mr. Schumm received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Business Administration from Lehigh University, and he is a magna cum laude graduate of the Florida State University College of Law. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Schumm directed certain international business development activities for the Harris Corporation.