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New roster: Medtronic, Covidien reveal regional integration teams

August 26, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtronic and Covidien reveal the line-up of leaders slated to guide integration of the companies' regional divisions ahead of their $43 billion merger.

New roster: Medtronic, Covidien reveal regional integration teams

Medtronic and Covidien reveal their integration teams

August 19, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtech titans Medtronic and Covidien name more than 45 people to coordinate the finer points of their merger.

Medtronic and Covidien reveal their integration dream-team

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Biolase ex-CEO demands answers following his board resignation

August 14, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Ousted CEO Federico Pignatelli turns the spotlight on new leadership at his former company after resigning from the board of directors.

Biolase ex-CEO demands answers following his resignation

Former Biolase (NSDQ:BIOL) CEO Federico Pignatelli isn't ready to put down his dukes after dropping his seat on the company's board of directors.

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Smiths Medical adds jobs amid expansion in Connecticut | On Call

August 11, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Smiths Medical pours $1 million into its Connecticut facility, an expansion which will also bring in up to 35 new employees. On Call

MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Smiths Medical is looking to expand its workforce by up to 35 employees as it fills out its expanding facility in Connecticut.

The device maker dedicated $1 million to adding a 20,000 square-foot facility to its existing 125,000 square-foot plant in Southington. The plants are just a street apart, according to a local report.

Biolase ex-CEO Pignatelli ditches the board

August 7, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Biolase's scorned former CEO Federico Pignatelli retires from the board of directors, saying that he was effectively forced out by hostilities from other members.

Biolase ex-CEO Pignatelli steps down from board

Former Biolase (NSDQ:BIOL) CEO Federico Pignatelli, who was removed from the corner office by a court order earlier this year, also walked away from the company's board of directors.

Report: Medtech jobs grew steadily in 2013

August 6, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

The medical device industry posted modest job gains last year, and the industry is getting "purer" as more companies spin out their pharmaceutical divisions.

Report: Medtech jobs grew in 2013

Last year may not have been a blockbuster one for medical device makers, but the industry posted steady gains in jobs, according to a new report from EP Vantage.

The analysis of nearly 100 small and large medtech companies found that jobs increased, on average, across the board. A closer look at the top 15 device makers found that jobs increased 6% overall and only 3 of the titans reduced their total headcount during the year, 2 of them by spinning out their pharma divisions.

Ex-CEO Pignatelli backs down, but not out, in spat with Biolase

August 1, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Scorned Biolase ex-CEO Federico Pignatelli withdraws his lawsuit as the company urges shareholders to welcome new leadership and deny his bid for re-election to the board.

Pignatelli backs down in spat with Biolase

Former Biolase (NSDQ:BIOL) CEO Federico Pignatelli agreed this week to withdraw his lawsuit against the dental devices maker, but he's still pursuing his personal investigation into the company's recent conduct.

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