Minnesota-based orthotics company Rotation Medical appointed Martha Shadan as the new president & CEO.
She replaces Tom Westling, who founded the company in 2009 and has now moved over as board chairman and operations chief.
UPI makes interim CEO’s gig official
Uroplasty (NSDQ:UPI) made things official with interim CEO Robert Kill, formally handing Kill the corner office. Chairman James Stauner said the board asked Kill to stick around as the permanent chief executive because of his experience as chief at Virtual Radiologic Corp. and partner at private equity firm Altamont Capital.
OrthoSensor names 2 new VPs
OrthoSensor brought 2 VPs onto its executive team, each with more than 20 years of industry experience. Douglas Leach, a former Stryker (NYSE:SYK) exec, was named OrthoSensor’s VP of marketing & product development. The company’s new senior VP of global sales, Rich McKillop, was formerly a senior executive at Conmed/Linvatech and Wright Medical.
New VP of sales and biz development joins HemCon
A new senior VP of sales and business development joined the management team at HemCon Medical Technologies this week. Bill Shields joined the TriStar Wellness Solutions subsidiary from his former leadership experience at medical companies IH Systems, Oligos, Parata Systems and Epitope/OraSure Technologies.
Biolase ropes in a new marketing guru
Biolase (NSDQ:BLTI) named Orlando Rodrigues the new VP of marketing, touting his past success using guerrilla marketing campaigns at I-Flow Corp. During his 8 year tenure at I-Flow, revenues grew 5-fold. Rodrigues also worked in marketing at Laser Diagnostic Technologies and Allergan (NYSE:AGN).