Nick Morrison

Chief Operating Officer at Cretex Companies

Nick Morrison, COO at Cretex Companies, is focused on fostering a culture of operational excellence and investment in innovative technologies to sustain industry leading organic growth. His approach centers on unifying people and processes, with demonstrated success scaling operations to support aggressive customer product launches. Morrison previously served as group president of three Cretex Medical operating companies and led the successful consolidation of the manufacturing footprint into a newly constructed flagship facility. Prior to his leadership roles in Cretex Medical businesses, Morrison was director of operations for the Cretex Infrastructure segment. In this capacity, he oversaw 21 facilities across 8 states in the upper Midwest, showcasing his ability to manage complex operations on a large scale. Morrison holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University.

11:25 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Wednesday April 24, 2024

OEM/CMO Relationship Outlook: The Impact of Consolidation

With the trend of M&A so prevalent throughout the orthopedic device manufacturing landscape, it is only natural to expect changes to the relationship between OEM and supply partner when an acquisition occurs. What is this impact and how does it affect the overall manufacturing industry? This session will bring together representatives from both OEMs and suppliers who have engaged in M&A to hear from them how existing and new relationships were affected along with related topics intertwined into this discussion.

Moderated by Bryan Hughes