Who founded Synthes?

Hansjörg Wyss
He is the founder and the former president and chairman of Synthes Holding AG, a medical device manufacturer. His Wyss Foundation has more than $2 billion in assets….

Hansjörg Wyss
Title Former CEO, Synthes Chairman, Wyss Foundation
Children Amy

Does Johnson and Johnson own Synthes?

New Brunswick, NJ (June 14, 2012) – Johnson & Johnson today announced the completion of the acquisition of Synthes, Inc. for a total purchase price of $19.7 billion in cash and stock. Synthes will now be integrated with the DePuy franchise to establish the DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

Does J&J own DePuy?

About the DePuy Family of Companies are part of the DePuy Family of Companies of Johnson & Johnson, which has a rich heritage of pioneering a broad range of products and solutions across the continuum of orthopaedic and neurological care.

When did DePuy and Synthes merge?

On April 27, 2011, Synthes and Johnson and Johnson DePuy agreed to a merger deal. The merger created the world’s largest orthopedic corporation. On June 13, 2012 Johnson & Johnson announced the acquisition of Synthes for $19.7 billion.

How do you pronounce DePuy?

The proper pronunciation of “DePuy” is “d-pwee,” not “d-pue,” as the article suggests. The name hails from Le Puy, in south central France, where Puy de Dome can be found.

What is meaning of Synthes?

Synthes. Synthes Holding AG is a multinational medical device manufacturer based in Solothurn, Switzerland and West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. It is the world’s largest maker of implants to mend bone fractures, and also produces surgical power tools and advanced biomaterials.

What happened to Synthes?

In June 2012 Synthes was sold by its chairman, former CEO and largest shareholder Hansjörg Wyss to Johnson & Johnson for $20.2 billion. It is now part of their DePuy division.

Why choose DePuy Synthes?

DePuy Synthes, a global leader in joint replacement, offers a comprehensive portfolio of hip replacement solutions to help surgeons choose the most suitable implant for every patient. DePuy Synthes offers a comprehensive portfolio of knee solutions. We keep people moving.

Is DePuy Synthes a Johnson & Johnson Company?

DePuy Synthes, the Orthopaedics Company of Johnson & Johnson, provides a comprehensive Orthopaedics portfolio that helps heal and restore movement for patients. By clicking the link below, you will be directed to Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies websites, which may include information that is not intended for Canadian residents.

What is the difference between DePuy Synthes and Mitek?

DePuy Synthes is a leader in orthopaedic trauma devices for internal and external fixation. DePuy Mitek Sports Medicine is a leader in minimally invasive solutions used in the treatment of joint injuries related to sports and physical activity, as well as degenerative tissue conditions.

What countries does DePuy operate in?

DePuy is now operating from several countries, including the United Kingdom, Japan, France, Germany, Ireland and Australia. In many other countries, DePuy operates as a brand under the Johnson & Johnson Medical organization.