NUVA Nuvasive

Filed: 1 Sep 21, 5:06pm




Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 1, 2021


NuVasive, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)


File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)




7475 Lusk Boulevard, San Diego, California 92121

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)




(858) 909-1800

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)




Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share


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Item 8.01

Other Events.


On September 1, 2021, NuVasive, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release (the “Organizational Press Release”) announcing new executive leadership roles. A copy of the Organizational Press Release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. In the Organizational Press Release, the Company announced that it was realigning the leadership structure for its commercial, commercial enablement, product marketing, and spine research and development organizations, as well as NuVasive Specialized Orthopedics and NuVasive Clinical Services, effective September 1, 2021. Massimo Calafiore, who currently serves as Executive Vice President, Global Business Units, with responsibility for the Company’s business units, product marketing, and spine research and development functions, has assumed the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, with responsibility for the Company’s product marketing, commercial, and commercial enablement functions, as well as the Company’s business units. The Company also announced that it created a new Chief Technology Officer role, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, to lead spine research and development. With this new structure, the Company eliminated the role of Executive Vice President, Global Commercial, currently held by Brent Boucher, who will be transitioning out of the organization.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.







Exhibit No.



Press Release issued by NuVasive, Inc. on September 1, 2021


Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.








Date: September 1, 2021


/s/ Matthew K. Harbaugh



Matthew K. Harbaugh



Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer