Ex-CEO Cumming is back in Hologic's corner office as Cascella steps down

July 18, 2013 by Brad Perriello

Jack Cumming, who led Hologic from 2001 to 2009, is back as CEO of the women's health company after Robert Cascella steps down for 'personal reasons.'

Ex-CEO Cummings is back in Hologic's corner office as Cascella steps down

Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said today that former CEO Jack Cumming will occupy the corner office once again, after Robert Cascella steps down for "personal reasons," effective immediately.

Hologic also released preliminary fiscal 3rd-quarter results, saying it expects to post sales of roughly $626 million and adjusted earnings per share of 38¢, in lie with prior guidance. Full Q3 results are slated for release August 5.

Cascella is on tap as an advisor through the end of November, according to a press release.

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"It has been a privilege to be associated with Hologic and its dedicated worldwide team for nearly 11 years. I am very proud of the leading products and services we have delivered. I believe this company has a great future and is positioned to take advantage of multiple opportunities. I am leaving the company in excellent hands with a strong team that will continue to succeed and build on the important progress we have made," he said in prepared remarks.

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