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 31 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.

JD DEMARE National Vice President of Sales US

JD has over 25 years of experience in the growth and development of medical technology companies in the Spine, Neuro, ENT and joint replacement specialties.
He began his career at VTI which was acquired by GE, where he fostered sales growth and developed customers.
He then held Sales and Management positions successively at BrainLAB, Mako Surgical, Mazor Robotics, Choice Spine and Camber Spine. JD holds a BA in Management and Marketing from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo MI where he was a 4-year member of the MAC Championship Baseball team.

Shane DOYLE Vice President Marketing

Shane has 26 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.

Régis LE COUËDIC Vice President R&D / RA

Regis has 34 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.

David DIEUMEGARD Vice President Financial

David has 25 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.