NuVasive CEO Lukianov looks back, ahead

Wed, 01/09/2013 - 2:39pm
Mass Device

NuVasive chairman & CEO Alex Lukianov touts expectation-shattering preliminary figures for the company's 2012 sales and talks about integration and globalization as important drivers for the year ahead.

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Medical device company NuVasive (NSDQ:NUVA) got a big boost this morning after releasing preliminary results for 2012, with a jocular chairman & CEO Alex Lukianov sharing some of the highlights with an audience at the J.P. Morgan healthcare conference in San Francisco.

NuVasive beat its own estimates for 2012 with full-year revenues of about $619 million, compared to previous guidance of $601-$606 million for the year.

That represents a 15% spike in growth over 2011 for NuVasive, which Lukianov variously referred to as a "market-maker," a "share-taker" and a "destructive force."


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