Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew is a global medical technology business with global leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine, Trauma and Clinical Therapies. The Company has distribution channels, purchasing agents and buying entities in over 90 countries worldwide. Annual sales in 2010 were nearly $4.0 billion.
Smith & Nephew is dedicated to helping improve people's lives. The Company prides itself on the strength of its relationships with its surgeons and professional healthcare customers, with whom its name is synonymous with high standards of performance, innovation and trust.
In established markets such as the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand we operate Advanced Surgical Devices and Advanced Would Management.
Our Advanced Surgical Devices Division consists of:
- Orthopaedic Reconstruction in the form of hip/knee/shoulder implants
- Trauma products that help heal broken bones and correct deformities
- Biologics Clinical Therapies including next generation tissue repair treatments and therapies that provide everything from bone growth stimulation to relief from back pain
- Sports Medicine instruments used to access, visualize, resect and repair injuries through minimally invasive surgery (arthroscopy)
Our Advanced Wound Management Division develops innovative dressings and systems that provide faster healing and infection protection for patients with chronic, hard-to-heal wounds.
Our Emerging Markets Organization focuses on Brazil, Russia, India and China
Our International Organization focuses on all the other countries and regions, such as South Africa, the Middle East, South East Asia and Central and Latin America
Across the Group as a whole, we benefit from being a truly global company, with approximately 45% of our revenue being in the US, 30% in Europe and 25% in rest of world.