Michael Minogue Named to Bioventus Board of Managers

DURHAM, NC – June 24, 2016 – Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologic solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Minogue, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Abiomed Inc., to the company’s Board of Managers, replacing Dr. Evan Melrose.

“We are pleased to have Michael Minogue join our Board as we continue to grow Bioventus. His leadership at Abiomed, bringing life changing medical technologies through development and into the healthcare markets globally, will be invaluable to our mission to be a global leader in orthobiologics. We look forward to working with Michael as we continue to execute on our growth strategies,” said Tony Bihl, CEO of Bioventus.”

“I look forward to working with the team at Bioventus and using my experience to help them advance more orthobiologic solutions that will benefit patients and health care professionals around the world,” said Minogue. “It’s an exciting time to join the Board and contribute to this innovative young company’s next stage of growth.”

Since joining Abiomed in 2004, Minogue transitioned the corporate mission to heart muscle recovery through creation of breakthrough percutaneous, heart support technologies. He also represents the medical device industry by serving on the executive board of directors for AdvaMed, and as Chairman of Medical Device Industry Consortium (MDIC).

Minogue formerly served on the board of LifeCell Corporation (LIFC) and is one of the co-founders and Chairman of the MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program. He joined Abiomed after spending 11 years at General Electric Healthcare, where he also holds three patents.

Previously, Minogue also served as an Infantry officer in the US Army, which included multiple distinctions including Airborne, RANGER, Desert Storm Veteran and Bronze Star. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point and his MBA from the University of Chicago.

 Leaving the Bioventus Board, is Dr. Evan Melrose, who has served as a board member since the inception of Bioventus in 2012, and has decided to step down at this time.

“We thank Evan for all of his contributions to our success these past four years on our Board, including his tireless work on our compensation committee and his insights on biologics that has helped us shape the company,” said Bihl. “He will be greatly missed and we wish him well in all future endeavors.”

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Bioventus LLC is an orthobiologics company that delivers clinically proven, cost-effective products that help people heal quickly and safely. Its mission is to make a difference by helping patients resume and enjoy active lives. Bioventus has two product portfolios for orthobiologics, Bioventus Active Healing Therapies and Bioventus Surgical that make it a global leader in active orthopaedic healing. Built on a commitment to high quality standards, evidence-based medicine and strong ethical behavior, Bioventus is a trusted partner for physicians worldwide.

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