In May 2020, Steven Ek was appointed as Vice President, Research and Development. Mr. Ek joined Anika in February 2020 following the acquisition of Arthrosurface, Inc. He brings over 30 years of product development experience to Anika. Most recently, Mr. Ek had served as President and CEO of Arthrosurface, Inc., which he Co-Founded in 2002. Prior to this role, he held several senior level research and development and engineering roles at Smith & Nephew, CONMED Corp., and Primo Medical Group.
Mr. Ek holds a B.E. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Florida.