General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Ottinger joined Axogen as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer on June 1, 2020. Prior to joining Axogen, Mr. Ottinger most recently served as the Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary of MicroPort Orthopedics Inc. (“MicroPort”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Shanghai-based MicroPort Scientific Corporation (“MicroPort Scientific”) a manufacturer of total hip and knee implants, from October 2017 to January 2020. From March 2015 until October 2017, Mr. Ottinger served as MicroPort’s Vice President, Legal, Compliance and Human Resources, having joined MicroPort as Associate General Counsel in January 2014. From March 2015 until his departure, Mr. Ottinger also served as a member of MicroPort Scientific’s Intercontinental Executive and Intercontinental Orthopedics Committees. Mr. Ottinger joined MicroPort following his tenure with Buckeye Technologies Inc., where from December 2011 to January 2014 he served as Associate General Counsel, providing a breadth of legal services to the enterprise, with a primary focus on corporate transactions. Prior to joining Buckeye Technologies, Mr. Ottinger concentrated his private practice in securities law/litigation and corporate transactions with both an international and domestic focus and used that foundation to develop expertise in corporate compliance and ethics with which he maintains professional certifications. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Ottinger worked with Accenture (FKA, Andersen Consulting) as a Management Consultant and with First Horizon Bank (FKA/First Tennessee Bank) in Human Resources delivering management development programs and managing succession planning. Mr. Ottinger holds a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, an M.Ed. from Vanderbilt University, and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the Pennsylvania State University.