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.
The lifesciences industry sees a sharp downturn in Q3, with medical device sector hiring down nearly 20% quarter-over-quarter based on trends from the industry's top dogs.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Medical device industry hiring hit a serious slump in the 3rd quarter, with sector growth at the lowest rates its ever been in the history of the ZRG Parters' Global Life Sciences Hiring Index.
Massachusetts medical device maker Covidien plans to open a new manufacturing facility in Hillsborough County, Fla., where the company expects to create 165 jobs and invest $18 million in capital by 2017.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Medical device maker Covidien (NYSE:COV) got a lot of praise from Florida regulators, who touted Covidien's plans to establish a new manufacturing facility that will be home to some 165 new workers.