Joe Portley

Vice President of Global Engineering Services

Wright Medical

Joe is originally from Limerick, now living in Cork Ireland. He holds a BSc in Manufacturing Technology, a Master of Engineering, and an MBA from the University of Limerick. Joe served in a variety of operations roles in the medical device industry, initially with Stryker-Howmedica and subsequently for over 20 years with Tornier and Wright Medical. He is currently Vice President of Global Engineering Services at Wright Medical. This role includes oversight of the global New Production Introduction (‘NPI’) pipeline, global manufacturing strategy, as well as oversight of the evolving manufacturing technology platform at Wright Medical. Prior to this role, Joe was Senior Director of Upper Extremity Manufacturing at Wright. He has also served as Site Director at Wright’s Cork manufacturing operation

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