Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> October 17, 2003

Brian Hutchison – Regeneration Technologies Inc (rtix)

BRIAN HUTCHISON was named Chairman of the Board of Regeneration Technologies, Inc., in December 2002. Mr. Hutchison joined RTI as President and CEO in December 2001 from Stryker Corporation, based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In his 12 years with Stryker, he was a change agent in the company's medical and osteonics divisions. In 1999, he was named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Stryker Howmedica Osteonics division and was instrumental in implementing the merger between Pfizer's Howmedica Division and Stryker's Osteonics Division. He served most recently as Vice President, Worldwide Product Development and Distribution. A native of Muskegon, Michigan, Mr. Hutchison earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Grand Valley State University in 1981. He also completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School in 1995. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of Regeneration

Technologies and an overview of the company as it is now?

Mr. Hutchison: Regeneration Technologies, Inc., began operations