Anne Nunes was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer in June 2023 after serving as Anika’s Vice President of Operations since joining the company in September of 2021. Prior to Anika, Ms. Nunes served as Senior Vice President of Global Operations at Smith & Nephew with responsibility for strategy and transformation. She spent eighteen years at Smith & Nephew in increasing roles of responsibility including Senior Vice President of Process Optimization, Vice President of Supply Chain for the Advanced Surgical Devices division and Chief Information Officer of the Sports Medicine business unit. Prior to Smith & Nephew, Ms. Nunes held positions at Biogen Idec in Denmark, Switzerland and in the United States and she began her career at Eli Lilly & Co. in Research & Development.
Ms. Nunes holds an M.B.A. from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business, where she completed the International Management Program, and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana, IL.