Paradigm Spine, LLC Names James R. Pastena To Board Of Managers  
7/10/2006 4:43:01 PM

Paradigm Spine, LLC announced that James R. Pastena has become the fifth member of its Board of Managers. Mr. Pastena has over 20 years of orthopedic and spine industry experience, including 12 years as President and CEO of EBI, L.P., a subsidiary of Biomet, Inc. During Mr. Pastena's tenure at EBI revenues grew from significantly less than $100 million in 1993 to approximately $500 million in 2005, with significant profit margins, through a combination of organic growth and acquisition.