Greg Lucier has become CEO of NuVasive, a medical device company focusing on spine surgery, after serving as the firm's interim CEO since April. He has been a member of NuVasive's board of directors since late 2013 and will continue as the board's chairman.
Until early 2014, Lucier was chairman and CEO of Life Technologies, which was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific last year. Previously, he was a corporate officer of General Electric and an executive at GE Medical Systems. Lucier holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.