Our Compliance Mission

Wright is committed to maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct and to strictly comply with the guidelines, rules, and regulations that govern our business practices. Wright’s corporate responsibility to drive the core values of integrity, ethical behavior, professionalism, and trustworthiness, allows us to demonstrate our commitment to compliance excellence and exemplary corporate citizenship.

Robert J. Palmisano

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, WRIGHT MEDICAL GROUP N.V.

Compliance at Wright is goverend by the following groups:

Nominating, Corporate Governance and Compliance Committee

Assists the Board in overseeing the corporate governance processes at Wright.


Chief Compliance Officer

Oversees the global Compliance program at Wright.


Compliance Committee

Cross-functional team responsible for monitoring activities across the business to ensure consistent and compliant practices.


Grants Review Committee

Reviews all grant requests from outside organizations against a series of guidelines as established by Wright.


Royalty Review Committee

Responsible for Health Care Professional Consultant royalty decisions worldwide on an ongoing basis.


Arrangements Review Committee

Reviews and approves all service need requests generated by the functional areas during the Needs Assessment Process. Reviews the qualifications and compensation of all of Wright’s existing (reviewed annually) and proposed new Health Care Professional consultants to determine if those qualifications meet specific Health Care Professional consulting needs and fair market value rates.


Ethics Hotline

RESPONSIBLITY FOR REPORTING SUSPECTED OR KNOWN VIOLATIONS

Everyone associated with Wright is responsible for complying with our Code of Business Conduct and the Company’s related policies and procedures. If you learn of, or suspect, a violation of the Code, related policies or procedures, or applicable laws and regulations in connection with the conduct of the Company’s business, you must report that information immediately. No individual making a good faith report will be subject to retaliation.

Direct Reporting to the Compliance Office: In the U.S. or Canada: (901) 867-4349
Via email at: [email protected]

Anonymous Reporting to EthicsPoint:
In the U.S. or Canada: (888) 279-1924
Outside the U.S., refer to the International directory at: www.ethicspoint.com
or direct link: https://secure.ethicspoint.com/domain/media/en/gui/22544/index.html

General Compliance

Questions or Concerns

Wright consistently strives to provide responsive support and to deal with our customers in the most fair and ethical manner possible. Should you have questions or concerns about an ethics and/or compliance issue, or have questions about our compliance program, please contact Wright’s Chief Compliance Officer.

Wes Porter
Sr. Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer
[email protected]
Phone: (901) 867-4361

You may also contact Wright’s Ethics Hotline at (901) 867-4349 or email [email protected].

Code of Conduct and Business Principles


Wright Code of Business Conduct

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Compliance Policies & Industry Guidance


The Advanced Medical Technology Association ("AdvaMed")

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (“AdvaMed”) is dedicated to the advancement of medical science, the improvement of patient care, and in particular to the contribution that high quality, cost-effective health care technology can make toward achieving those goals. In pursuing this mission, AdvaMed members recognize that adherence to ethical standards and compliance with applicable laws are critical to the medical device industry’s ability to continue its collaboration with health care professionals.

Members encourage ethical business practices and socially responsible industry conduct related to their interactions with health care professionals. Members also respect the obligation of health care professionals to make independent decisions regarding Member products.
Consequently, AdvaMed adopted this voluntary Code of Ethics, effective January 1, 2004 and revised and restated with an effective date of July 1, 2009, to facilitate Members’ ethical interactions with those individuals or entities that purchase, lease, recommend, use, arrange for the purchase or lease of, or prescribe Members’ medical technology products in the United States.

Without reservation, Wright strongly endorses both the letter and spirit of the AdvaMed Code of Ethic.


Eucomed

Eucomed is an association representing the interests of European medical technology/device manufacturers. Eucomed believes that high quality, cost-effective medical technologies and related services can make a significant contribution to the safety and well being of patients and the improvement of healthcare systems.

Eucomed’s members recognize that compliance with applicable laws and regulations and adherence to ethical standards are both an obligation and a critical step to the achievement of the aforementioned goals and can enhance the reputation and success of the medical technology/device industry.

Eucomed is a member of MedTech Europe. MedTech Europe is an alliance of European medical technology industry associations established to represent the common policy interests of its members more effectively and efficiently. Members of MedTech Europe have adopted a common Code of Ethical Business Practice.

The Code of Ethical Business Practice is intended to provide guidance as to the minimum standards which should apply to its members’ business practices in Europe and, generally, elsewhere. It is not intended to supplant or supersede national laws or regulations or other professional or other business codes (including company codes) which may apply to its members.

The associations that are members of Eucomed ensure that their respective codes of practice, if any, are compatible.

Without reservation, Wright strongly endorses both the letter and spirit of the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice.


MEDEC

Canada’s Medical Technology Companies (“MEDEC”) is dedicated to advancing healthcare through innovative technologies, devices and diagnostics (“technologies”). MEDEC believes that access to high quality, cost-effective healthcare technology is paramount to the improvement of patient care. MEDEC represents companies that design, develop, manufacture and market medical technologies and related services used in the treatment, mitigation, diagnosis or prevention of a disease or abnormal physical condition.

In pursuing this mission, MEDEC member companies (“Companies”) recognize that adherence to ethical standards and compliance with applicable laws is critical to the Canadian medical technology industry’s ability to continue its collaboration with Healthcare Professionals. Companies encourage ethical business practices and socially responsible industry conduct related to their interactions with Healthcare Professionals. Companies also respect the obligation of Healthcare Professionals to make independent decisions regarding Company products. MEDEC supports and respects the guidelines and policies established by professional societies or organizations that outline the obligations of the profession, while interacting with the Canadian medical technology industry.

Without reservation, Wright strongly endorses both the letter and spirit of the MEDEC Code of Conduct.




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