Kerri Mattox
Kerri Mattox

Kerri Mattox, who was global lead for integrated corporate communications at W2O Group, has joined Zimmer Biomet as senior VP/IR & chief communications officer, a new post.

At W2O, she handled IR, crisis communications, board engagement, purpose and philanthropy initiatives.

Earlier, Mattox was VP-corporate & IR at healthcare products distributor AmerisourceBergen, senior VP-IR & corporate affairs at Endo Pharmaceuticals, senior VP-IR & corporate communications at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals and executive VP at Pure Communications.

Based in Warsaw, IN, Zimmer Biomet is a leading producer of orthopedic reconstructive products (knees, hips), marketing its goods in 180 countries.

CEO Bryan Hanson reported a 2.9 percent dip to $800.7M in nine-month operating profit on flat sales of $5.8B. Zimmer Biomet stock trades at $148.23. 52-week range is $151.67, $101.20.

Mattox will work closely with the retiring Coleman Lannum, senior VP-IR, through a transition period.