AliveCor names Daniel Sullivan its new president, CEO and director
California mobile medical device maker AliveCor announced a shift at the helm, naming Daniel Sullivan its new president & CEO as the company sets its sights on wider commercial distribution.
"Dan’s unique entrepreneurial background in building several companies to market leadership makes him the ideal CEO to lead AliveCor as we move to global commercialization," board chairman G. Steven Burrill said in prepared remarks. "Leveraging mobility and the need for consumer empowerment in healthcare delivery, AliveCor is poised to transform heart health monitoring and treatment through our unparalleled solution."
AliveCor hopes to leverage Sullivan’s expertise as it moves forward on global marketing of its iPhone EKG system, a light-weight and low-cost attachment that turns an iPhone 4 or 4S into a heart rhythm monitor.
Microline Surgical names new CEO
Massachusetts laparoscopic instruments maker Microline Surgical appointed Sharad Joshi its new president & CEO, effective April 1. Joshi is taking over for Dr. Jean-Luc Boulnois, who served as chairman & CEO for 8 years. Boulnois remains with the board moving up to executive chairman.
OmniGuide appoints2 new VPs
Minimally invasive surgical devices maker OmniGuide announced a new vice president of global sales, Manny Avila, who was most recently the VP Of commercial operations at the surgical solutions division at Covidien (NYSE:COV).
Arrhythmia Research Tech. interim CEO resigns
Arrhythmia Research Technology interim CEO Michael Gunter stepped down from his position, effective at the end of last month, also resigning from the company’s board of directors. Gunter announced his resignation shortly before the board named Salvatore Emma its new president & CEO.
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