CardioInsight chairman & CEO Steve Arless resigns, to be replaced by 2-man "office of the president"
CardioInsight Technologies chairman & CEO Steve Arless resigned suddenly, to be replaced by a 2-man "office of the president" led by Dr. Charu Ramanathan, co-founder and chief scientific officer, and Kevin Mendelsohn, VP of finance & corporate development. The Cleveland-based device maker also elected Jim Bullock the chairman of the board.
Medical Action Industries shuffles the deck
Brentwood, N.Y.-based Medical Action Industries (NSDQ:MDCI) shuffled the deck as it plans its business realignment.
The disposable surgical products maker plans to organize into 3 units: custom procedure trays and operating room products, with current vice president of sales & marketing Richard Setian as its president & general manager; minor procedures kits and trays, with current senior director of operations Cindy Bell as its president and general manager; and patient care products, with chief financial officer Charles Kelly as its president and general manager.
Monteris Medical appoints John Schellhorn president & CEO
Canadian ablation device maker Monteris Medical named John Schellhorn president & CEO, succeeding James Duncan, who is retiring. Schellhorn was most recently chief commercialization officer for Barrx Medical.
AirXpanders expands its leadership team
Palo Alto, Calif.-based AirXpanders Inc. added to its leadership team with the appointments of Naghmeh Nouri as senior director of quality & regulatory, John Lai as director of finance and Tony Morefield as senior director of operations.
Pathway Genomics builds a scientific advisory board
San Diego, Calif.-based Pathway Genomics established a new scientific advisory board, appointing among its members University of Copenhagen human nutrition head Dr. Arne Astrup, Pennington Biomedical Research center executive director Claude Bouchard and Scripps Nutrition & Metabolic Research Center director Dr. Ken Fujioka.
Cleveland Medical Mart builds an industry advisory board, names leaders
Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center named Jim Bennett its new senior VP and Brian Milner director of operations. The organization also established an industry advisory board, including executives from Philips (NYSE:PHG), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE).
Zeltiq CEO Gordie Nye steps down
Zeltiq (NSDQ:ZLTQ) chief Gordie Nye resigned from his role as a director and executive for the Pleasanton, Calif-based controlled-cooling devices maker, effective immediately.
- QLT Inc. names Christopher Muller chief commercial officer
- CRO genae appoints Dr. Catalina Trana chief medical officer
- Orgenesis adds NasVax CEO Guy Yachin to board
- Guided Therapeutics appoints Dr. Linda Rosenstock to board
- GBCHealth elects Becton Dickinson executive vice president Gary Cohen to board
- Sagentia names Niall Mottram vice president of U.S. innovation and technology
- Delcath Systems re-ups Peter Graham as executive vice president, general counsel and global human resources
- Tearlab Corp. approves Cdn.$120,000 raise and Cdn.$60,000 bonus for CEO Elias Vamvakas