The management team is comprised of highly qualified and experienced professionals, all of whom have demonstrated their operational and managerial qualities within some of the most competitive multinational companies in the healthcare field.

The Implanet scientific team is made up of internationally renowned surgeons with established credentials in the scientific community. Representing both private and public institutions, they encompass all orthopedic specialties. Their involvement and input to Implanet‘s strategic development is one of the company’s major assets.

Ludovic LASTENNET Chief Executive Officer

Ludovic has 30 years of experience in the medical field:capital equipment, reconstructive orthopedics and dental implants.
Prior to Implanet he spent 5 years as General Manager of a French Subsidiary of KaVo Dental, and 6 years as European Sales Manager for Stryker Corporation.
Ludovic graduated from a School of Business, 1990 – ISG, Paris, France.

Max W. Painter Vice President & General Manager Implanet America

Max has over 25 years of experience in development and growth for medical technology companies in the spine industry.
He began his career at Sofamor Danek, later acquired by Medtronic, where he managed international and American sales teams.
He then held VP Sales positions successively at Ellipse Technologies, Nuvasive and Camber Spine.
Max holds a BA in History and a MBA in inernational Business from University of Memphis, TN.

Shane DOYLE Vice President US Sales & Marketing

Shane has 25 years of experience in orthopedics, biologics and spinal implants. This includes Sales and Marketing roles with Etex and Stryker Corporation.

Shane earned a BA – Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, USA.

David DIEUMEGARD Vice President Financial

David has 24 years of experience in Finance in various industries, such as CFO of KOT laboratory (adult nutrition), Musiwave (leading platform to deliver music content on mobiles, sold to Microsoft e-live) and as Corporate Controller at ActivIdentity (network security and authentication software solution, company listed on Nasdaq).

David owns a Master and Post Master Degree in Finance, 1993 – University of Poitiers, France.

Régis LE COUËDIC Vice President R&D / RA

Regis has 33 years experience in reconstructive Orthopedics and Spinal implants with US majors (Zimmer, Stryker, Abbott Spine).

He was a founder of Spine Next and the R&D Director.
Régis has a mechanical Engineering Degree, 1990 – PolyTech’Lille, France.

Benjamin LETIENNE Vice President Marketing et  International Sales

Benjamin has more than 12 years of experience in the field of implants for spinal surgery, notably as a partner and General Director of Orthopedic & Spine Development.

He has a Master in Management, 2004 – SKEMA, Sophia Antipolis, France.

 Yvanna PEIGNÉ Operations Manager

Yvanna has 21 years of experience in Customer Service in the medical field: reconstructive orthopedics, dental implantology.

She spent 5 years as Customer Service Director of the French subsidiary of KaVo Dental, belonging to the Danaher Corp group.

Mathieu MÉTAUT Quality Manager

Mathieu has 17 years of experience in Quality Management with several medical devices manufacturers (Abbott Spine, Zimmer, TBR Group).

He holds a post master degree in chemistry, 2005 – University of Bordeaux, France.