EX-32.1 4 d417799dex321.htm SECTION 1350 CERTIFICATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Section 1350 Certification of Chief Executive Officer

Exhibit 32.1

CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,

AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 906

OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

In connection with the Quarterly Report of Orthofix International N.V. (“Orthofix”) on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2012 (the “Report”), as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof, I, Robert S. Vaters, Chief Executive Officer and President of Orthofix, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:

 

1. The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and

 

2. The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of Orthofix.

 

Dated: November 2, 2012       /s/ Robert S. Vaters
      Name: Robert S. Vaters
      Title: President and Chief Executive Officer