Activator Names New President: Dr. Mark Zeigler
Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:48 PM
Activator Methods International has announced that Dr. Mark Zeigler has joined the company as its President. Activator founder Dr. Arlan W. Fuhr takes over as the company's Chairman and current President Judith J. Fuhr becomes Chief Executive Officer. These moves advance Activator's market-leading position and ensure its solid standards of research-based effectiveness continue for generations of chiropractic doctors.
Dr. Zeigler, formerly President of Northwestern Health Sciences University and most recently Vice President of Education for Foot Levelers, Inc., will lead the way in enhancing Activator's domestic presence and expanding the company's already significant international reach, particularly in educational institutions worldwide. Activator Methods is a global concern,with 175 doctors currently teaching the method internationally. 
"Mark brings precisely the experience,knowledge and excellence in leadership that will sustain Activator's high level of performance," said Dr. Fuhr. "Since the day Activator was founded, our mission has been to stay at the leading edge of chiropractic science, and to be a relevant, vital source of training to doctors worldwide. Mark's history and success as an educator will be tremendously valuable as we continue this work together."
Judith J. Fuhr, who has overseen Activator's day-to-day operations for nearly 15 years as the company's president ,said , "By adding Mark to the team and expanding our senior management group, we're achieving strong leadership continuity and creating a corporate structure that will sustain that long term growth." She continued, "We believe in the power of chiropractic. Part of our goal is to make sure Activator instruments and the Activator Method continue to be available - as the instrument adjusting method of choice - for many, many years to come."
Dr. Mark Zeigler graduated from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 1980. After more than two decades in private practice, he served six years as President at Northwestern Health Sciences University. At Foot Levelers, Inc., Dr. Zeigler was the liaison to chiropractic universities,vastly expanding the company's reach among students and clinical directors.
Dr. Zeigler also earned the title of 'Mr. Mayor.' Elected Mayor of Sturgis,South Dakota in 2001,he served for five years, leading the city as it hosted the world­ renowned Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. His long list of civic and professional accomplishments also includes providing expert advice to South Dakota's governor on a variety of health care issues.