Formus Labs, a Pioneering Developer of Orthopedic Surgery Planning Technology, Hires Ex-Johnson & Johnson Executive Polly Teevan to Lead Global Business Strategy


Having managed nearly $1 billion company in the world’s largest orthopedic market, Teevan brings over 20 years of experience to help Formus improve the lives of patients

Auckland, New Zealand, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Form Laboratoriescreator of the world’s first fully automated 3D planner for joint replacement surgeries, today announced that it has hired Polly Tevan as Marketing Director. Teevan will oversee global sales and marketing strategy and lead Formus to expand its presence in the United States and international markets by leveraging its deep customer relationships, industry knowledge and business experience.

Teevan was previously North America Director of Hip Marketing for DePuy Synthes Companies, the orthopedics company of Johnson & Johnson, where she was responsible for leading a high performing team that delivered impressive strategies and results for customers and patients. During her time at DePuy Synthes, she held positions of increasing responsibility in the U.S. and global markets, including upstream, downstream, and M&A leadership roles over a career of more than 20 years with Johnson & Johnson.

“After spending time with the Formus Labs team, getting to know their technology, their pipeline, their vision, and most importantly their culture, this career move was an easy decision,” Teevan said. “I look forward to contributing to this incredible team, leveraging the depth of my experience, all in the service of advancing patient care and improving outcomes.”

“We are excited to welcome Polly on board, as her extensive experience in the orthopedic industry leading high-performing teams in the United States and abroad will be a key asset to Formus’ global expansion,” said the doctor. Ju Zhang, founder and CEO of Formus Labs. “She has an innate understanding of what matters to both patients and clients, placing both at the heart of any strategic planning. Client and patient centered planning is a core value at Formus, making Teevan a natural partner for the company.

Formus ushers in the future of orthopedic planning by fully automating the joint replacement planning process. It uses artificial intelligence and biomechanics to produce fully interactive 3D models to determine size and orientation required before a patient enters the operating room. It also allows surgeons to work on cases remotely at any hospital in the world, dramatically reducing patient wait times, improving overall workflow, and ultimately creating better outcomes for surgeons. patients.

About Formus Labs
Formus Labs is the creator of the world’s first fully automated 3D planner for joint replacement surgeries. Formus Labs has core capabilities in computational biomechanics, artificial intelligence and software engineering, bringing these key elements together to deliver state-of-the-art orthopedic solutions. Founded within the world-renowned Auckland Institute of Bioengineering, Formus empowers surgeons to improve the lives of patients around the world. For more information, visit

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