Category: Personnel Moves
Hologic hands former Stryker CEO Steven MacMillan the keys to the corner office, agrees to take on 2 new board members to pacify an activist investor and enlists a new scientific advisor.
Cook Medical rearranges its management, naming Rob Lyles as its new executive vice president.
Cook Medical named Rob Lyles executive vice president, the latest move in a larger management shift at the Indiana medtech maker.
Lyles was formerly vice president of Cook's peripheral intervention division. He has been with the company since 2003 and was named division VP in 2007. Lyles' promotion follows the advancement of Pete Yonkman to president of the Cook Medical. Mark Breedlove, a 19-year veteran of Cook Medical, will succeed Lyles as VP of the peripheral intervention division.
California medical device giant Edwards Lifesciences names Scott Ullem to replace retiring finance chief Thomas Abate.
Medtech titan Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) today named Scott Ullem its new chief financial officer, replacing retiring CFO Thomas Abate. Ullem will take on the role at the start of 2014.
Ali Haghighi-Mood, the former president & CEO of Cambridge Heart, and chairman Roderick de Greef both resign for unnamed reasons.
Cambridge Heart (NSDQ:CAMH) said chairman and interim president Roderick de Greef and former president & CEO Ali Haghighi-Mood have both resigned from the medical device company.
Abiomed's former director of investor relations, Susan Vissers Lisa, jumps ship for Boston Scientific's IR vice president role.
Susan Vissers Lisa, the former director of investor relations at Abiomed (NSDQ:ABMD), was named vice president of IR at Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX).
Veran Medical Technologies appoints former Stryker CFO Curt Hartman as a member of its board of directors.
Veran Medical Technologies said it has brought in former Stryker (NYSE:SYK) CFO Curt Hartman to join its board of directors.
Dynatronics takes a major hit to its bottom line as sales of 3rd-party products dip and R&D costs soar, but the company is hoping that bolstering its sales team will spur growth in its distribution channels.
Dynatronics (NSDQ:DYNT) opened its fiscal year 2014 with widening its losses on the back of a drop in sales, and the company is hoping a scaling up of its sales team will help boost its distribution channels.