LDR is now Zimmer Biomet
Christophe Livigne

Christophe Lavigne

Christophe is CEO of LDR Holding and LDR USA and President of LDR Holding and LDR Médical (France). He possesses more than 20 years of experience working in the field of spine in roles of increasing responsibility including Sales and Marketing Director for JBS, Aesculap, and LDR. Christophe’s international experience is the foundation of LDR’s presence in nearly thirty countries globally. He graduated from the IUT Dijon, France (mechanical engineering), ESARC Paris (business school) and has a DEESMA (European Masters in Marketing). Christophe won the French prize of “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2006 and the Ernst and Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” award for the central Texas region in 2011.

Hervé Dinville

Hervé has more than 25 years of experience in the field of spine working for JBS, Aesculap, and LDR. Hervé has worked extensively in clinical and developmental settings with the world’s leading spine surgeons to design novel implantable devices and to improve surgical procedures. Hervé has personally led the development of more than fifty innovative spine devices that have been successfully used in the treatment of thousands of patients worldwide.

Patrick Richard

Patrick is the Executive Vice President, General Manager for LDR Médical. He has more than 20 years of successful spine experience in Europe, working for JBS, Aesculap, and LDR. Patrick has introduced numerous new procedures and technologies in the European markets including minimally invasive anterior spine surgery, sequential loading and correction for scoliosis applications, and lumbar and cervical artificial discs. He is widely recognized and respected as a specialist by the spine surgeon community.